Our Home Featured at 6th Street Design School

Earlier in the week while I was writing the post about the blogs you liked and sharing some of my favorites, Kirsten of 6th Street Design School emailed me and said that she recently found my blog and was interested in featuring our home on her blog.  Whoa!  Seriously?!  It was so funny because her blog was one of the blogs I listed as a new daily read for me. When I got the email, it was pretty late and I was on my computer in bed, trying to type quietly while my husband slept.   But after I got Kirsten’s message, I HAD to share! ********** Me:  (in a hushed voice) Honey . . . are you awake? Him:  No. Me:  Really? Him:  Yes. Long pause. Me:  Well, one of my favorite bloggers who is an actual interior designer wants to feature our house on her blog!!!!!!!!  Him:   ZZZZZZZZZ ********** Well, I knew YOU’D be excited!  Thank God for blog friends! The next day, I got busy cleaning the kitchen, went and bought some pretty flowers, and did a little photo shoot of our kitchen so I could send them to Kirsten for the feature.  I hadn’t yet featured our kitchen here because I was waiting for the stove hood to be redesigned and installed- which just happened.  Here’s a preview of our kitchen, one of my favorite rooms in the house: kitchen 020  You can see 6th Street Design School’s feature on our home here.  Kirsten, thanks again!  I’m very honored.  And I had to give a shout out to our builder, and my personal friend, Chris Bolio of Bolio Custom Homes.  We collaborated closely on this project and I couldn’t be more pleased with the results.

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26 Comments

  1. October 1, 2010 / 12:59 pm

    How exciting! You house is beautiful so I'm not that surprised!
    Congrats…heading over to check out her post now…

  2. October 1, 2010 / 2:02 pm

    Congrats! You deserve it…your home is beautiful. I loooovveee your kitchen. I am a huge fan of white cabinets and subway tile. Bright and airy. I visited Kirsten's blog the other day, but heading back over to check out the feature.

  3. Anonymous
    October 1, 2010 / 3:06 pm

    Hi Megan. I love your kitchen and am curious where you purchased the cabinet hardware? I have been searching for the perfect cup pulls! Thank you. (apremoe at hotmail dot com)

  4. Samantha
    October 1, 2010 / 12:47 pm

    Wow! Congratulations! I'm not surprised though, as your house is beautiful!

  5. Katie
    October 1, 2010 / 12:51 pm

    Agreed…what beautiful and thoughtful spaces!

  6. Michelle @ Ten June
    October 1, 2010 / 12:58 pm

    Congratulations! That is a great accolade 🙂 But not surprising because your home is just gorgeous!!

    xo- M

  7. Aly
    October 1, 2010 / 1:01 pm

    Your home is just beautiful!

  8. Kirsten Krason
    October 1, 2010 / 1:17 pm

    LOL. I tell my husband exciting things all the time about blogging and he never really "gets it". 🙂 But I am so glad you let me feature your home. It's so beautiful. You have great taste and I am pretty sure your kitchen is my dream kitchen. I love every single element. The lighting, the brown mixed with white, the subway tile. Perfection!

  9. October 1, 2010 / 6:54 pm

    HONEY! Where did you get those fab lights??

  10. Stephanie
    October 1, 2010 / 2:04 pm

    Wow Megan that is exciting! You should of whispered in my ear {via email of course!} I would of jumped for joy! Love your kitchen. Your builder is awesome. Congratulations on your feature, I am so happy for you.

  11. Jessica McKenney
    October 1, 2010 / 7:20 pm

    That is AWESOME!! Even if Jimmy didn't think so 🙁
    Goooo Megan Gooooo!!

  12. Courtney {a thoughtful place}
    October 1, 2010 / 2:29 pm

    Ughhhh!!!! So awesome! I just did my daily check of Kristen's blog and as soooo excited for you! And so getting the hubby conversation!!! Just so happens I have shout out to you on mine today, too! The kitchen is just plain perfection. Dreamy!

  13. Katie
    October 1, 2010 / 2:48 pm

    I read the feature on your home over at Kirsten's blog, hopped over to check your piece of the web out after gushing over your home — Everything you do seems to be fabulous; I'm a new follower!

  14. Jade @ Flip Flops + Pearls Design
    October 1, 2010 / 4:40 pm

    Megan~
    I just found you through Kristen's blog…so glad I did!! I am an interior designer as well and I think your home is beautiful! You are very talented!

    You just got a new follower 🙂

    Jade

  15. A and L
    October 1, 2010 / 4:43 pm

    I found your feature on 6th street. You're home is beautiful! I love your paint color in your kitchen. Would you mind sharing?

    lindsaycatano@hotmail{dot}com

  16. October 1, 2010 / 9:50 pm

    Yay Megan!! Well deserved!! I want to sleep in your farmhouse sink.

  17. cassie @ hi sugarplum!
    October 1, 2010 / 5:39 pm

    I'm so excited for you!!! It's so well deserved…your home is stunning! I can't wait to read her post.

    And my hub is the same…I don't even mention my blog 'successes' anymore. yay for blog friends
    xo

  18. Andrea
    October 1, 2010 / 6:10 pm

    Great feature! You have a beautiful home!!

  19. All Things Cherish
    October 1, 2010 / 6:13 pm

    Congrats on being featured, can't wait to check it out. Do you have a hydrangea plant in your yard?? You always have the most gorgeous hydrangeas in your pics. They're may fave! Have a good weeekend.

    P.S. – Belleicious Kids debuted today!!

  20. Aja
    October 1, 2010 / 9:21 pm

    Yay! Congratulations!! Love 6th Street Design!

  21. Sixty-Fifth Avenue
    October 1, 2010 / 11:31 pm

    Yippee!! I would have done the same thing with my husand, he never gets too excited over it:) But yes, WE are thrilled to see you over there! Your kitchen is Amazing, someday we will start fresh on ours.
    Talk soon,
    Londen
    xo

  22. Michaela Noelle
    October 2, 2010 / 3:08 am

    So fun!! Your house is totally my style…I would kill to live in a house like yours. Congrats on being featured (: You deserve it!

  23. Kinga
    October 4, 2010 / 12:47 am

    Congratulations and WOW!!!! I discovered your blog just yesterday and I LOVE what you did with the house. What an amazing transformation. My favourite room is the kitchen, it is just perfect. I am going to use it as an inspiration for my dream home if you don't mind.

  24. Kelsey
    October 4, 2010 / 4:27 pm

    Yeah for you!! Your house is gorgeous, so I'm not surprised;). I read her blog too. I even just purchased some curtains from her…:).

  25. Anonymous
    October 4, 2010 / 11:16 pm

    I would like to exchange links with your site honeywerehome.blogspot.com
    Is this possible?

  26. February 23, 2011 / 5:48 am

    That's so wonderful! I got excited and 'tweeted' about it because both of you are two of my most favorite bloggers & it's pretty great that you're supporting each other like that. Love your home!

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