Meet the 2016 Holiday Style Challenge Partners
We’re so excited for you to meet our talented partners for the 2016 Holiday Style Challenge. Each of these bloggers was challenged to decorate a space in their home with festive holiday decor from The Home Depot. They came up with some pretty amazing designs and holiday DIYs that we know you’ll love!
Aniko is a photographer, artist, stylist, DIYer and the creative mind behind Place Of My Taste. She loves home decor; she loves to design and decorate, create, DIY and inspire others. Aniko runs a family business with her husband in Richmond, Virgina, and she is doing photography part time at Aniko Levai Photography. Her work has was published in several national publications and many large sites. She keeps herself busy with work most of the time, but when she is not digging deep into DIY projects, or she is not out on a field doing photography, Aniko spends time with her husband and her two precious boys.
Chloe is self described as, “a girl relocated from Miu Miu to moo moo,” uprooted from urban living. She says she is a chicken and quinoa kind of girl, living in a meat and potato kind of world. Chloe writes about balancing life as a hostess, homemaker, and farm girl. Sharing things like “how to dry herbs” and “how to plant a fall veggie garden,” Boxwood Avenue is a lifestyle site reigniting the beauty of making. A place where slow living is relished and encouraged; she believes in the old world traditions that make for a simple and fulfilled life. Now located on a cattle ranch in northern California, in a town with a population of 99, Chloe keeps the company of her chickens, duck, kittens, horses, dog, cows, goats, and husband. There’s a few cows there too. Chloe also works as a freelance stylist for boutique wineries, bakeries, florists, and other creative businesses to help tell their unique story.
Courtney Clymer is the owner of Lifestyled Atlanta, an Atlanta-based wardrobe styling and personal shopping company with an accompanying fashion and style blog. She is also an interior decorator for Mimosa Design Co., a remodeling and interior design company she owns with her husband, Harrison. She loves everything to do with style, from wardrobes, to style, to home. Courtney loves to incorporate unique touches and bold accents in both her wardrobe and design businesses, and regularly takes on new projects and transformations in her own home. When she’s not blogging, meeting with clients, or overseeing projects, you’ll find her in downtown Roswell, Georgia with her husband and two labs.
Courtney Hamby is the creator, designer and blogger of The Hamby Home. Courtney started her blog with the desire to create a beautiful and welcoming home that was budget friendly. Her passion for creating and thinking outside the box led to many projects for her and her husband that they proudly share in their home. Her style is a mix of traditional and rustic and could be classified as a collected style. She loves to inspire and encourage by sharing little bits of her life, their furbabies, their projects and home!
Cynthia of Darling Down South curates an experience for all Southern enthusiasts to relate to and engage with by exploring Southern heritage one outfit, dish and adventure at a time. It’s a Georgia girl’s new take on the old South.
Hannah of We Lived Happily Ever After is a USMC wife, and mother of two. She turned her love of interior design, creating, painting, and digital design into a vibrant blog where she hopes to help people make their life a little more beautiful and happy, one blog post at a time. Hannah’s favorite things to do are paint on rainy days, do creative projects with and for her kids, and design and build decor and furniture. She is obsessed with using natural wood and pallets in her projects, and wants to live a simple life with her family in a little farmhouse someday.
Holly is a DIY and food blogger for Club Crafted, a website dedicated to sharing tutorials, recipes and more for a happy, homemade life. When she’s not working her marketing day job, you can find her whipping up new desserts in the kitchen or covered in glitter and paint. Holly is an aspiring entrepreneur living in Southern California with her boyfriend and two cats.
My Fabuless Life is a home blog by Jennifer Menteer. She believes that your home should be totally you, and you don’t have to go broke making your home beautiful. My Fabuless Life focuses on simple decor and DIY ideas that let your personality shine through in your home and make it beautifully you, all in a budget-conscious way.
Katie is the creative director and owner of Little House of Four, a DIY and home decor blog founded in 2013. Katie shares thrifty finds, beautiful inspiration and inexpensive ideas ways to update and decorate your home. She has a passion for DIY and thrifty decorating and believes you don’t have to spend a fortune to love your home.
Chic Little House was founded in 2009, by Interior DIY Design Blogger Katrina Sullivan. She resides in Sacramento, California with her husband and their two children. When she was a child, she would often draw house floor plans, paint and help her mom decorate and rearrange her childhood home. After Katrina and her husband purchased their first home in 2009, Katrina’s love of interior design and tackling DIY projects took center stage.
In a world of selfies and #OOTD’s, Lauren Kelp‘s b18log is a refreshing, witty, and unexpected approach to thoughtful living without the pressure of being perfect. She likes to think of the site as a place where tips for entertaining on a dime, hostess with the most-ess moments, and feel-good life hacks for the busy gal-on-the-go, meet up and have cocktails.
Monet Masters is an interior designer based in Atlanta, Georgia. A graduate of SCAD-Atlanta, Monet is experienced in both commercial, residential, and furniture design. While she describes her blog‘s design aesthetic as “Modern Electric Chic,” with an emphasis on organic lines and natural elements, she enjoys helping clients define their own personal style, so it’s well reflected throughout their home or business. Monet is especially adept at employing creative and unique solutions for design problems that inevitably arise on projects, while maintaining her passionate drive and enthusiasm throughout the design process. Inspired by the fluidity of nature and the sleekness of modernity, she believes in creating spaces that harness positive energy for her clients, to help them live a balanced, relaxed life.
Sabrina Nooruddin Molu is the charming and witty voice behind Simply Sabrina, an Atlanta based life and style blog. Simply Sabrina is a blog that documents the reality of a 20-something newlywed as she tackles personal style, interior design, learning to cook, and travel adventures. Simply Sabrina has been featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, JEZEBEL magazine, and AOL.com, among other print and digital publications.
Sara Davis is the DIY home décor blogger behind Sincerely, Sara D. Sara believes she was created to create and loves sharing her work in hopes of inspiring others. In her DIY project tutorials, Sara shows that anyone can create a beautiful space with little cost and effort. Before Sincerely, Sara D, Sara worked as an art director in the greeting card industry and then as a stay-at-home mom. Needing a creative outlet and a little sanity from three young kids, she painted. The walls in Sara’s home were her canvas and home décor her passion. Sara was determined to create a beautiful space without breaking the bank. Many of Sara’s projects revolve around paint, and there is (almost) nothing she hasn’t painted. From walls to faucets and floors to fabrics, she frequently illustrates how paint has the power to make a large impact and transform a space.
Shannon of Coffee Paint Repeat is a DIY/Home Decor blogger who lives in Idaho. She has over 20 years experience designing inexpensive home decor and home improvement projects. Her love for everything DIY was born out of necessity as a single mother to her three children. Shannon made, built, or used anything she could find to create a stylish, comfortable home. She has now turned that passion into a business by designing unique decor items and custom furniture pieces for her clients. She is a firm believer that she can help all of us create a home we love on even with the most modest budget!