InspirationApril 15, 2013

Pinch Me: Better Homes & Gardens Cover!

When I found out that my old bedroom was the cover shot for I couldn’t believe it.  I screamed, of course, but a part of me was like “I’m pretty sure I hallucinated that” and until I saw it I still kind of expected the magazine to arrive and have a cake on the cover instead. Well, it’s TRUE and I am shocked, honored, flattered and flabbergasted. My first cover. On a huge national magazine. HOW DID THIS HAPPEN TO ME????

It’s funny, since not only is this my old place in the city, but I only lived there for 8 months! But thanks to the amazing styling of and the incredible photography of (also the owners of – check them out) we took some great images.  Go pick up a copy!  But in the meantime, here is the article:

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A lot of people have asked about the bedding- it was from, but is no longer available!  Why don’t more affordable bedding producers make coral banded bedding??? Lamp by , bench from in , nightstand and dresser are antiques, bed is , wall color is Elephant Skin by (AWESOME color).

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Here are some shot that didn’t make the article, but I still think are fabulous!

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This one was int he article, but small, and I love it :)

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LOVE this shot from the studio!

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I had to share what is the best picture every take of all four of us too. :)

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And they also at the studio of some tips (and Lindsey and I being a little spastic over a magazine).  More proof of why I’ll never be a TV star.

All images: for BHG

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