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THE HOMEGROWN BLOG

MY LIFE & ADVENTURES AS A

RESIDENTIAL DESIGNER

January 7, 2020

  With the busy holiday season behind us, now is the time to start preparing for the new year.  As the gifts have been opened and the holiday décor is all boxed up, it is my nature to crave simplicity.   I used to find this time hard to decorate as the...

December 5, 2019

Psalms 9:10

“Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you."

September 4, 2019

      

When we built our home seven years ago,  we were very young and didn't have the money to do anything special. But creating a home for my growing family was something that was very important to me.  We had builder grade finishes and...

August 14, 2019

   With every new season that comes, I install displays at the shop inspired by not only the weather, but what I am emotionally experiencing in my own life.   I start thinking of a so called "theme" months in advance and always come up short of this pre...

April 25, 2019

  Today we are sharing our first ever "guest article" for the blog and I'm excited to introduce Alice Robertson and how she can help us declutter our homes.  She began her career in the home organization industry as a professional house cleaner, which i...

March 15, 2019

  

  Recently, I have been feeling so tired.  Mostly this week, and I couldn't seem to figure out why.  I have a very busy schedule and I am always working non stop.  Honestly, I like it that way, I work best under pressure and I like to see my pla...

January 26, 2019

  

  When I was first called to come take a look at this attic conversion I will admit I was a bit intimidated.  The room was very bland and all I could see were walls coming in at me from every angle.  It was very dark and dungy.  My client had no...

January 6, 2019

  While it is easy for me to list all the amazing things that happened in 2018, because I had many, I instead want to reflect back on my personal journey. It was a time of learning, growing, maturing, searching and discovering my true self.

  T...

December 28, 2018

  The day has finally come that I can reveal the #FarmhouseFlipTurnedCustom.  Just to re-cap for new followers, a little over a year ago some friends of ours bought a house outside of town.   They had plans to flip and resale within a 3 month time frame...

October 29, 2018

   Last week we adopted a dog.  Let me start by mentioning that we were not out searching for a dog by any means.  Rather, I think I was searching to fill a void I have been trying to deal with over the last few weeks.  I will be turning 29 in the...

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