Women Who MAKE: Angela Chrusciaki Blehm

The wide world of Instagram led me to the work and home of artist Angela Chrusciaki Blehm. Her profile read, “Obsessed…

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Women Who MAKE: Ashley Mary Art

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching I cannot think of a better month than February to arrive at an artist’s studio, and…

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Women Who MAKE: Jane Denton Art

January 25, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

Ah! Today’s interview gives me a huge case of wanderlust! New Zealand based textile artist, Jane Denton is our creative woman…

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Women Who MAKE: Justice of the Pies

December 19, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

I gathered a group of my entrepreneurial gal pals this fall and headed out to Grace Bonney’s book tour event. I…

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Women Who MAKE: Hapi Art and Pattern

Today, I’m so excited to bring you into the bold and colorful world of Kristi Kohut of Hapi Art and Pattern….

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Women Who MAKE: Rehabitat Interiors

Have you ever had a design crush? For me, it’s a situation where I look at the work of said designer/s…

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Women Who MAKE: Lillabarn Clothing

September 5, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

It’s September 6th, 2016 and it’s officially back-to-school around here! While we don’t have any little ones just yet, my husband…

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Women Who MAKE: Francois et Moi

August 2, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Taking on your first fixer-upper can be daunting process, even for a designer like moi. You never know exactly what you’ll…

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Women Who MAKE: Avium Flowers

July 6, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Women Who MAKE Interview – AVIUM FLOWERS Flowers. There is nothing quite like the natural beauty of a wild bouquet. If…

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Women Who MAKE: Clementine Studio

June 5, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

There’s power in reaching out to like-minded people. You’ll always hear me advocating for collaboration and not competition. Practice finding joy…

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CBD on Style Me Pretty Living: Gray Living Room Decor

It’s always exciting to see your designs shared online, and my favorite part is reading the article titles and headlines the…

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Women Who MAKE: Carolina Mariana Photography

May 2, 2016 Interviews 2 Comments

This month’s interview comes with a very special thank you to the talented woman who has been behind the camera at…

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Rue Magazine Feature with Relativity Textiles

You may remember textile artist and wallpaper designer, Erin Chlaghmo, from my Women Who MAKE interview series, when I featured her…

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Baking with Dinah of Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain – Almond Biscotti Recipe

We are lucky to have the talented Dinah of Spinning J Chicago share a delicious recipe with us today. Her light…

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Women Who MAKE: Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain

I’m really excited about this month’s WWM feature friends. Mostly because it involves ice cream, pie and cookies!!! Okay, while that…

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Shopping for Vintage with South Loop Loft

Alright friends, if there is one topic I geek out over it’s vintage clothing and furniture. A few of you may…

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Women Who MAKE: Elytra Textiles

March 1, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

There are some talents that truly baffle me. It’s usually those left brain talents like spreadsheet aficionados that leave me in…

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Women Who MAKE: Recovered Interior

February 1, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Happy February friends, I’m excited to welcome you to another edition of Women Who MAKE. This month’s feature combines two of…

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Women Who MAKE: Relativity Textiles

I’m really excited for you all to meet Erin. This woman is making it HAPPEN with her own two hands! She’s juggling…

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Women Who MAKE: Natalie Bowen Designs

November 30, 2015 Interviews 1 Comment

It’s been a fabulous year of Women Who MAKE! I can’t believe this will be the last feature for 2015. To…

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Women Who MAKE: Artist Emily Proud

November 1, 2015 Interviews 0 Comments

This month’s feature is brought to you by the power of Instagram. I have no idea how I stumbled across Emily’s…

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Women Who MAKE: Sophia Reyes Designs

September 30, 2015 Interviews, Tips + Resources 2 Comments

Today, I’m thrilled to bring you a behind the scenes look into the studio of womenswear clothing designer, Sophia Reyes David….

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Create a Personal Sanctuary that Keeps your Travel Memories Alive

Using the written word to tell a compelling story is a definite art. Gifted writers seem to always find eloquent words…

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Women Who MAKE: Five Month Round Up

This month, I wanted to take a quick pause and recap the amazing ladies featured on Women Who MAKE thus far….

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Apartment Therapy Feature: My Real-Life Style

It’s always flattering when someone likes what you’re wearing or how you’re styling yourself. Who doesn’t like a little compliment? As…

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Women Who MAKE: Convivial Production, Inc.

Hey beautiful people! Thanks for following along with the Women Who MAKE series. This marks month number five of the series,…

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Women Who MAKE: The Nate Berkus Studio Team

Hello world! I’m super smoking excited to bring you this month’s Women Who MAKE interview x3! As some of you may…

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Centered By Design is featured in Germany!

I was pleasantly surprised to get an email from German design blogger Maria Spassov a few weeks ago. Through the wonders…

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Women Who MAKE: MegMade

There is so much good stuff happening with this month’s Women Who Make! #1 – My interview with Meg Piercy was…

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Speaking Engagement at WeWork

I’m honored to have the opportunity to share more about my career journey with Quarterlette and WeWork next Wednesday evening. YOU…

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Women Who MAKE: Argaman&Defiance

April 30, 2015 Interviews 0 Comments

It’s the second installment of Women Who MAKE, yay! If you’re new to the blog, welcome! This is a monthly post…

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Women Who MAKE: Lady Faye Jewelry

April 2, 2015 Interviews 0 Comments

Super excited to share with you my first interview of this new series, Women Who Make! I’ll be profiling a creative…

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Navigating a Career Change with Compassion

Many of us leave college with a degree, but not with a direction. In my eight years since college graduation I…

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Centered By Design is featured on The Everygirl

For those of you who may not be familiar with The Everygirl, here’s a little introduction. The site is run by…

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