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hey there! I'm monica 

I pride myself on making amazing style and design accessible for everyone, regardless of location, budget, or ability! My design philosophy is rooted in authenticity + attainability - If I can do it, you can too! My work has been featured in countless publications, but I take the most pride in homeowners that have been personally inspired by my DIY ideas and have tried something in their own homes!

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Hey friends!

Life has been a whirlwind, so we haven’t been putting up much in the way of blog posts this past week, but we did want to pop in quickly and give you a “Hey Hey!” and some updates!!

Last weekend a fun, new episode of “Knock It Off” aired- you’ve gotta check it out!  The couple were really fun to work with and I thought the homeowner Mike was going to send us packing when we told him we were painting his house teal! There are also some great tutorials in this episode, like our Raven and Lily stenciled curtains we made with a Royal Design Studios stencil.

Click HERE to watch the full episode online!  

Row Home Collage

This week and last have been super busy because we’ve been filming back to back episodes and we had a snow day last Monday (of course!! All it does here is SNOW!) It’s okay though because I only have 2 days of work left before I’m off and headed on my Apple Vacations® Dream Vacation!  I’m leaving a week from this Saturday and I am SO.Dang. Excited!  If you want to go on an amazing trip too, make sure you’ve entered in to win- you can enter once a day!!

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Vacation Giveaway Graphic REVISED

Lastly, don’t forget that Wednesday at midnight the link-up for Creating with the Stars ends.  If you’ve been waiting and thinking about submitting a project, don’t wait any longer!!  And if you’re not interested in being a contestant, you still should head over and check out the insanely awesome projects linked up! There are some freakin’ amazing ones!

Click HERE to visit the link-up 

Creating with the Stars Link Up

Okay guys, off to bed, we have an early call time in the morning. We’re working on our first CRAFT room!! So fun! Follow along on Instagram (@EastCoastCreative and @Jess_EC2blog) for fun sneak peeks!

The comments +

  1. Kate says:

    Ooh I’m intrigued! I’m going over to watch your episode – I’ve never watched your show before!

    I’ve always wanted to have a craft room. Right now I’m redoing my bedroom to be my workspace and craft room as well as sleeping space. It’s a small room so it should be interesting! 😉


    • Kate says:

      Follow up… I just watched two episodes of Knock It Off! It’s so cool you have your own show. I really love the yellow + blue sunroom you did.

      • Monica says:

        AWW, thank you so much Kate! It really means a lot to us that you checked out the show. We’re so glad you enjoyed it! 🙂

  2. Kelly Reber says:

    I finally watched your show! Been meaning to for a while now… I love it!! You guys are awesome… loved the curtains the most in that episode!!! Nate would be proud 😉

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