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Thanks Hus & Hem Magazine!

I am beyond honored to learn that Hus & Hem magazine in Sweden, a favorite of mine, has named decor8 along with 9 other bloggers as one of the best decorating blogs! This is a great opportunity for decor8 and those featured on this site to receive increased exposure in Sweden to some new readers. I’m always grateful and very happy when decor8 receives a press mention — it means that we’re all succeeding together — not just me but those who are featured on this blog or who have been guest blogging recently while I’ve been keeping a temporary part-time blogging schedule. We all stand tall and succeed together and I’m proud of us when decor8 gets a good press mention because without all of you — from your link backs to friendships, contributions through posts or submissions, we ALL get the credit and I thank each of you for always supporting this site. :)

Hus & Hem Press

If you are new to decor8 and coming over from Hus & Hem, I’m Holly Becker — an American writer and design consultant (interiors) who just moved to Hannover, Germany last week and will now be based here full-time after 5 years of living and working between Germany and New Hampshire, USA. I launched this blog in May 2005 but was not sure how to go about blogging and didn’t know what exactly to say until I officially started writing in January 2006 and the second I started typing I wrote about art & design from all over the world – and I still do!

Everything that you see on this site was found and curated by me with the exception of posts written by guest bloggers (clearly indicated in each post if not authored by me). On Tuesdays I feature a special column called “Etsy Take Five Tuesdays” where I write about 5 Etsy stores and share images of some of my favorite things from their shops. On Thursdays, I write “Musical Thursdays”, a post spotlighting 2-5 CDs of the week that I’m listening to since I love music and think it makes a huge difference in the home environment and ones mood and even emotional health.

In between these columns, I post about things that have caught my eye, interior designers, photographers, fellow bloggers, anything and everything that falls under decorating, art & design and my own personal design aesthetic. I write daily Monday through Friday 3-5 times each day, more if I’m feeling up to it or super duper inspired. :) Anyway, thank you for visiting and I hope that you will enjoy reading decor8!

Thank you Helena for telling me about this press mention (tack!), and to Anna for sending me this image above.

(image: anna)

Posted by decor8 in press on August 14, 2009

Your comments...

  1. joanne commented
    August 14th, 2009 at 1:52pm

    That is super awesome! Congrats Decor8, I love this blog. And come to it as much as I can!
    .-= joanne´s last blog ..Laura George =-.

  2. Kiran commented
    August 14th, 2009 at 2:19pm

    Congrats Holly! This is a great exposure and achievements, of course :)
    .-= Kiran´s last blog ..Travelogue Part 2 – Insomnia =-.

  3. mandie commented
    August 14th, 2009 at 2:27pm

    Congrats! :) Such a fun place to hang out!

  4. Dagny @ Beautiful Living commented
    August 14th, 2009 at 2:50pm

    That really is awesome! Congrats! Hus&Hem is a great mag! :D
    .-= Dagny @ Beautiful Living´s last blog ..Scandinavian interiors: Real estate stalking / Interessant interiør fra =-.

  5. Lorna commented
    August 14th, 2009 at 2:50pm

    I’m a long time admirer of your blog esp that you are so diligent with yourposts and I look forward to reading more from Germany, hope you have a lovely weekend,

  6. CreativeActivity - Sandra commented
    August 14th, 2009 at 3:03pm

    Congrats to the mention – you are well worth it!
    .-= CreativeActivity – Sandra´s last blog ..Snyggt planerad våning =-.

  7. Melissa de la Fuente commented
    August 14th, 2009 at 4:50pm

    Congratulations hun! That is wonderful!
    .-= Melissa de la Fuente´s last blog ..Melissa loves: Kari Herer =-.

  8. leslie commented
    August 15th, 2009 at 12:12am

    Yaaaay Holly! Congratulations!
    .-= leslie´s last blog ..Jumping at The Getty =-.

  9. Petergaye Kisielewicz/yahgie commented
    August 15th, 2009 at 5:18pm

    Congrats! holly sooooooooo! happy for you.
    .-= Petergaye Kisielewicz/yahgie´s last blog ..“Perfect day for a white Interior” =-.

  10. Sarah commented
    August 15th, 2009 at 6:28pm

    Congratulations Holly, you really deserve the recognition, I check out your blog EVERY day, and it truly is the inspiration for mine. I am going to work hard to try adn submit something for your Favourite Things piece, it is kind of the basis of my blog so it will be fun.
    .-= Sarah´s last blog ..COLD REMEDY: Burton =-.

  11. leni commented
    August 16th, 2009 at 1:08am

    European magazines are my favorite! I always buy a bunch and bring them back with me. I will definitely do the same next week when I’m in Greece!
    .-= leni´s last blog ..Greek Giveaway! =-.

  12. Nicola commented
    August 16th, 2009 at 3:13am

    That’s great – congrats! Hus and Home is such a great mag – I love looking at the pics on their website – too bad I can’t read it!
    .-= Nicola´s last blog ..Beautiful Home via Inside Out Magazine =-.

  13. Lara Harris commented
    August 16th, 2009 at 10:43am

    Good luck in Germany!It can be SOOO hard living so far from ‘home’…after about 2 months in Australia I went thru some pretty serious culture shock and missing home…you’ll miss some of the little things I would imagine…we ended up moving back to my home state of Michigan about a year and 1/2 ago, but maybe later in life we will return to Australia. I bet the baked goods are fabulous there!:)
    .-= Lara Harris´s last blog ..An American in Paris…(Madame X, after Sargent) & Another Winner’s Painting! =-.

  14. lisa h. commented
    August 16th, 2009 at 1:09pm

    Holly, congratulations, that’s awesome!

  15. ritika commented
    August 16th, 2009 at 11:02pm

    Its an awesome news Holly…….Congrats ……….I love to visit your blog evryday as its just so beautiful……… All the best

  16. Lise M. commented
    August 17th, 2009 at 2:56am

    So well deserved Holly, your blog is a great source of inspiration. Can’t wait to read more. Good luck in Germany!!

    Best Regards,

    Lise M.
    Urban Style Vibes
    .-= Lise M.´s last blog ..City Guide: Lisbon =-.

  17. Genelle commented
    August 17th, 2009 at 2:03pm

    Congrats! What an honor, huh!? Looks like a great magazine!
    .-= Genelle´s last blog ..DESTASH – Bridal Accessories, Satin Roses =-.

  18. Seth commented
    August 17th, 2009 at 10:04pm

    Congratulations!! Being on that list is definietly well deserved!
    .-= Seth´s last blog ..Open for Business =-.

  19. Szilvia commented
    August 19th, 2009 at 6:58pm

    Congrats Holly, although this doesn’t surprise me one bit. Your blog is well thought out, both when it comes to your layout, contiuity and content. So it’s no wonder you’re up in the top with the best of them! Take it all in! =)

    Sweden ♥ U

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