Name Our Workshop, Win My Book!

October 5, 2012

Hello friends! How are you doing today? Have you had a nice week? I’ve been busy but am doing well. I wrote a foreword for a new book coming out in the Spring, Happy Home: Everyday Magic for a Colorful Life by Charlotte Hedeman Gueniau, and I started working on the curriculum with my friend Steffi for a weekend workshop that we will have in my home studio space in December on the 8th and 9th in Hannover, Germany. AND WE NEED A NAME FOR IT! Help us, bloggers!

Name Our Workshop, Win My Book!

Can you help? I thought it would be fun to ask readers for a name. The workshop will be for those looking for inspiration and ideas for their blogs with a focus on beginning a new year with confidence, creativity and joy. I am teaming up with journalist and blogger, Steffi Luxat, from Ohhh Mhhh and together, we will lead you on an inspirational journey – we’ll visit some of my favorite places for inspiration locally, we’ll hang out in my home talking, sharing and eating, and we’ll do a little shopping together, too. It’s going to be all about love, joy, happiness, creativity, courage and finding your style and voice and then, communicating it with passion. What do you think, any names for this workshop pop into mind?

I tell you what, if we choose your name for my workshop, I’ll personally sign and send a copy of Decorate Workshop, my upcoming book, to you! It will be my gift to thank you for helping us finding a great day for our special retreat.

I will post registration details soon on this page – but if you want to come, please email me right away so I can reserve a ticket for you since we can only fit 14 people max and the workshop is for two days so you have to be available on December 8 & 9 for both full days. You can contact me if you are interested: holly at

In addition to planning our inspirational workshop for bloggers, I’ve been working on writing all of the lessons for my Blogging Your Way Boot Camp e-course that kicks off on Monday, October 8th. Students logged in today and are getting settled in, which is so exciting because I love the energy in our virtual classroom. In this class, I have guest teachers Jeanette Lunde from By Fryd and Nicole Balch from Making It Lovely and together, we will set your blogging hearts on fire! The focus is to get in good blogging shape so when 2013 rolls around, you can face a new year of blogging your way with confidence and courage, style and finesse. It’s my last online class for this year, though I’ll teach again in March/April online, but no two classes are identical so if you want to take Boot Camp, please click here to register because we only have a few seats left and will close registration on Sunday night, October 7th.

Okay so back to our blogging retreat in December – any ideas for a cute name anyone!? If we pick your name, you win a copy of Decorate Workshop and for some reason, if more than one of you have the same great name, we’ll pick the first person who commented with the idea to be fair, okay? Thank you all soooo much! Contest Ends October 10th!

(image: holly becker)

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  • Reply Laura M. October 5, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    How about:
    “Jump Start Joy: Blogging a Brand-New Year”

    The workshop sounds lovely — wish I could join you!

    all the best

  • Reply Priska October 5, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Hollys Hannover Home says Hello!

  • Reply Luiza October 5, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    ” Happy New Blog!”

  • Reply Ariana {And Here We Are...} October 5, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    Sounds like a lot of fun! Here’s my name idea: The Joyful Journey into Heartfelt Blogging.

  • Reply Chez chouke October 5, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    I’m tryingto help you out…
    How about:



    ( sorry my German isn’t very good…)

  • Reply Aunt Spicy October 5, 2012 at 5:08 pm

    how about “colorful life”?

  • Reply Chez chouke October 5, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    …more ideas:

    Plant a seed


    Open your senses

  • Reply Jessica October 5, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    How about Resolute or Reson8? Happy Planning!!
    Thanks for a great giveaway!

  • Reply Christine October 5, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    Hi Holly, I am interested in coming to your workshop! Please put me on the reservations list. I also just send you an email about it.

    Hope you still have a space for me :-)

    Best wishes

  • Reply Dawn Smith October 5, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    How about Happy Hands in Hannover? Too cutesy?

  • Reply Heike October 5, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    Idea for workshop name:

    Creative Re-beginning: Starting the Year Off on the Creative Side

  • Reply Melissa de la Fuente October 5, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    Ok, I am afraid I am no help in the name department but, I WOULD give a million dollars ( if I had it) to be able to attend. HOW MUCH FUN WOULD THAT BE?! eek. sigh. :)

  • Reply Cee October 5, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    When I think of retreat, it reminds me of mindfulness retreats, so maybe:

    Blogfulness Retreat


  • Reply Suzanne October 5, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    Dibbs – as in I call dibbs.
    Or Dibbits.
    A little bit of this and a little bit of that.
    Bits and Pieces.
    The Circle Creatif.
    Hanover Handmades
    Hanover Handicraft(s)
    Handcrafted in Hanover
    On A Roll in Hanover
    Creative Culturing
    Craft Culture

  • Reply Suzanne October 5, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    I am so sorry for taking up your time, but, I can’t seem to help myself. I love your blog!

    A Colorful Palette
    The Magical Palette

  • Reply Nina Mars October 5, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    “Bloggin’ in your way” or “Start bloggin’, be yourself”/ “Be yourself, start bloggin'”

    Good luck and have a nice weekend!

  • Reply Anita October 5, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Great idea, dear Holly!
    What do you think about this name ” Reach your star”!!!
    have a nice weekend

  • Reply Anita October 5, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    Great idea , dear Holly!
    What do you think about this name ” Reach your star”!!!
    have a nice weekend

  • Reply Stacey October 5, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    Let Passion Fruit!

  • Reply Lily October 5, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    Blog ahoi!

  • Reply Anne B. October 5, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    Decor8 Your Blog

  • Reply Peggy October 5, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    The first thought that entered my mind was

    ” Discovery Cove” a place to find yourself.

    Enjoy your day

  • Reply Anne B. October 5, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Another one:

    Many Happy Returns

  • Reply sangeetha October 5, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    Inspiration: Through My Looking Glass

  • Reply Jessica @ Dear Emmeline October 5, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    Revolution Inspired (or some form of “revolution” as in the cycling around of a new year, new ideas, and a new you)/Isprired Revolution
    Creativity Revolved/Creatively Revolved
    Resolute Joy
    Cre8ted or Recreated
    Confidently Creating Joy: A Workshop for Bloggers
    Finding Your Resolution: A new year, a new blog, a new (or better) you

  • Reply Anya October 5, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    Hey Holly, sounds like a weekend I’d love to attend :)
    How about:
    Imagine, create & learn – a weekend of Magic with Holly from decor8

    Fingers xx and have a great weekend

  • Reply Steffi October 5, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    @Luiza: Oh I love that!!

  • Reply Andrea October 5, 2012 at 8:02 pm

    Hi Holly

    here are my suggestions:

    – Tashasho – The Joy of Blogging
    (Tashasho comes from talking, sharing, eating, shopping)
    – Joyful Hanover Journey
    – The Hanover Blog Journey
    – Holly’s Blog Journey


  • Reply Melina October 5, 2012 at 8:14 pm


  • Reply Gabriella Buckingham October 5, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    Journey to Joy

  • Reply Maria October 5, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    How about:

    Joyful blogging from the heart

  • Reply Mallie Lanham October 5, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    I’m going to go with something minimal but moving, based off of your description of the rather personal nature of the new workshop (which sounds amazing).

    How about ArtFelt? Did a quick google search, and couldn’t find a series/workshop named it :)

  • Reply Maya Reid October 5, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    New Blogging For the New Year
    Becoming Keen For 2013

  • Reply Julie Gallagher October 5, 2012 at 9:43 pm


  • Reply bethania October 5, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    The description of the meeting made me wish so much to live around the corner. I love the feeling of friends getting together in a very relaxed and passionate way. Some names came to my mind:
    1. “So simple, so good”;
    2. “Get together”;
    3. “Passion8”.
    Love the challenge.
    Enjoy yourselves, the lucky people who will passionately get together!

  • Reply Mary C. Nasser October 5, 2012 at 10:08 pm

    How about a play on your already existing workshops “Blogging Your Way.”

    I propose to title your new workshop “Inspiring Your Way.”

    Have a great weekend,

  • Reply Koliti October 5, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Hi Holly!

    Submission for workshop name…

    – Merrily Blogging –
    let your spirit shine

  • Reply Eleanor October 5, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    How about: Blossom and Beam. A flower is the outward manifestation of energy (love) that has been released for all of the world to see and enjoy (beam) which seems like what the workshop will be encouraging.

    I just got home after dinner and drinks with a girlfriend after work, so this is either sheer brilliance or something I will feel very embarrassed about tomorrow :)

    But if you don’t enter, you don’t win (as my best friend says)

    Also, I totally dig the emphasis ‘Love Joy Happiness’, I am not trying to pimp my stuff here, but just want to underscore how much I’m feeling you:


  • Reply Eleanor October 5, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    @Jessica: ooh Reson8, that’s good!

  • Reply Ella October 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm

    This is a great!

    crEATive Home
    Creatageous Home(think courageous + Home)
    Domestic Haven
    Bloghone Home instead of Blogging ;D
    Creatageous Dwelling~
    Cr8geous Dwelling

  • Reply Zola Burgess October 5, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    How about this name:

    It’s all that and a bag of chips!

    Thanks and good luck


  • Reply Koliti October 5, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Hello Holly!

    Submission for workshop name…

    – Merrily Blogging –
    let your spirit shine

  • Reply Emily October 5, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    Hi Holly,
    How about ‘Hanover a new leaf: Blogging in the new year’

    Have a good weekend!
    Emily x

  • Reply Tish October 5, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    Becoming Our Own Muses
    Invigor8 Your Blog

    This was fun! :)

  • Reply Patty Pittala October 5, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    New Beginnings- Blog It Forward with An Open Mind and a Joyful Heart

    Best of luck to you!

  • Reply Gosia October 5, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Some Like It Blogged?

  • Reply Gosia October 5, 2012 at 11:13 pm

    New Blog’s Resolutions?

  • Reply nicole October 5, 2012 at 11:17 pm

    Creative Minds Retreat ( or Cre8tive Minds)

    “The creative mind plays with the objects it loves” – Carl Jung

  • Reply Sassi Py October 5, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    What about “Desire To Inspire” Workshop From Bloggers To Bloggers

  • Reply Sassi Py October 5, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    “The lovely journey of creating”

    “The colorful search – and powerful finding”


  • Reply Ellen McHale October 5, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    Hi Holly

    I don’t have a name for your class but I did sign up just now for your blogging e-course. Yay! I can’t wait. See you Monday.

  • Reply Koliti October 5, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Hello Holly!

    Another submission for workshop name…

    – Blog Flight –
    soaring on your wings of passion

    (sorry about previous duplicate post – please feel free to delete duplcate – Thanks!)

  • Reply Asia October 5, 2012 at 11:48 pm

    Heloo Holly!
    How about the name “Courages Ideas”
    it takes courage and creativity, confidence and joy to bloog :)
    Happy planning

  • Reply Bee October 6, 2012 at 12:38 am

    I’m sure your workshop will be a smash hit!

    Here’s my idea for a name:


  • Reply Lynlee Rutter October 6, 2012 at 12:53 am

    Hi Holly,
    Your in-home workshop sounds fantastic, the first name that popped into mind for me was

    Style Happy Blogging

    Kind Regards
    Lynlee x

  • Reply Laura Taylor Mark October 6, 2012 at 1:09 am

    Would SO love to attend this retreat – sigh…..I’ve been feeling less than enthusiastic about blogging the last few months so a retreat that would get my attention would be simple & straightforward but also one that spoke to me:

    Heart to Hand: How to Stay in Love with Your Blog

    Good luck everyone!

  • Reply Koliti October 6, 2012 at 1:53 am

    Hello Holly!

    Here’s another submission for workshop name…

    – Blogging UNWRAPPED –
    You-nique Presentations Blog Workshop

  • Reply cice October 6, 2012 at 2:24 am

    my idea’s for names are:

    Inspir8 Yourself for the New Year
    Jump In Joy for Bloggers 2013
    Fire Up Your Inspir-8tion….
    Light up your Inspir-8tion for 2013

    love your blog, thanks for all great inspiration…cice

  • Reply Pam Fischer October 6, 2012 at 2:37 am

    How’s about:

    Find Your Blogging Mojo with Holly & Steffi

    or: Find Your Blogging Mojo

    or: Unleash Your Blogging Mojo

  • Reply Geraldine October 6, 2012 at 3:08 am

    How about ‘Every blog has a silver lining’

    Geraldine x

  • Reply Greta Seward October 6, 2012 at 3:09 am

    Would love a copy of the new book! How about “Redefineing Yourself and Living To Tell About It!”

  • Reply Silvia October 6, 2012 at 3:14 am

    Hi Holly

    It sounds lovely. How about:

    Inspired Blogging: Rekindle your creative joy (weekend workshop)


  • Reply carolyn October 6, 2012 at 3:47 am

    Hi Holly,
    How about “everyday whimsy – living the life you love”.
    I love the word whimsy, it sounds and looks just like it’s meaning!
    Good luck, wish i could be there for the workshop, it sounds fun.
    Carolyn x

  • Reply michelle October 6, 2012 at 4:26 am

    sounds like you will have a lot of fun with your weekend retreat, i wish i could join you!

    how about: “Inspire with Holly”
    or: “A Wintertime Inspirational”
    or just: “An Inspirational, with Holly and Steffi”
    but whatever you end up calling your retreat, i’m sure you will all have a lovely time :)

  • Reply Joey Thomas October 6, 2012 at 5:50 am

    I play on the book “Eat Love Pray” could work

    Eat, Love and Create – You’re ultimate blog makeover

  • Reply Joey Thomas October 6, 2012 at 5:51 am

    Oops apologies for my poor grammar. I should have said “your”

  • Reply April C. October 6, 2012 at 5:57 am

    Love the idea for the workshop!

    Here are some of my ideas…

    Blog Your World
    Color Your World: Blog Outside the Box
    Blog Your heART Out

  • Reply Julianne October 6, 2012 at 6:54 am

    Love your blog! Here are a few ideas:

    **Happy YOU Year!

    **Elev8, Exhiler8, Motiv8, Communic8

    **Finding your light, blogging it right!

  • Reply Monique B October 6, 2012 at 6:58 am

    “Mindful Blogging Workshop”
    “Blooming Blogs Workshop”
    “Inspired Blogging Workshop”
    Cre8ive Blogging for the New Year

    Good luck…

  • Reply Steph October 6, 2012 at 7:03 am


  • Reply Thomas Sanfilippo October 6, 2012 at 7:33 am

    Blog Zeal

  • Reply ketaki October 6, 2012 at 7:45 am

    anokhi – in hindi means out of the world.

  • Reply bambi October 6, 2012 at 8:25 am

    New Bloggers’ Resolution: A Better Way to Start your Year

  • Reply Louisa Blackmore October 6, 2012 at 10:17 am

    @Mary C. Nasser: good one Mary! x

  • Reply Louisa Blackmore October 6, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Sounds amazing, wish I could come too as so many others have said :)

    I would like to suggest “At Home with Holly: Blogging Inspiration for 2013”.

    Louisa x

  • Reply gillian October 6, 2012 at 11:34 am

    I beleive you answered your own question:-

    Blog your way to a New Year with:-


    Unleash your creative juices with an introduction to blogging with CCJ

  • Reply Daniela Müller | cozy & cuddly October 6, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    “Decor8 your home – a face2face BlogWorkshop”

    Ok maybe it´s not the best, but i´d love to take part at the Giveaway and maily on the Workshop. Kassel is close to Hannover. Please put me on your notification List!!!!!!!
    Love, Daniela

  • Reply Pamela Bates/Mercantile Muse October 6, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    Voyage to Your Creative Voice

    {wish I lived near Hanover. sounds like a wonderful workshop}

    all the best,

  • Reply geraldine October 6, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Innov8 with decor8


    Blog with a silver lining ( the blog is like the cloud of thought and the silver lining is that extra special something we learn at the workshop)

  • Reply Rebecca Portsmouth October 6, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    Homeward Trail is my suggestion for your weekend, as it is a kind of journey which heads back to yourself.

  • Reply Tina from A Few Pretty Things October 6, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    That workshop is a great idea, I am jealous of those lucky participating!
    What about
    Live Laugh Blog – getting together for better blogging.

  • Reply verónica October 6, 2012 at 7:52 pm

    Hello Holly: You are such an inspiration to me. I love your work!
    This’s my idea: Tools for a new beginning.

  • Reply Miriam October 6, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    Creative blogging, diving into a joyful new year.



  • Reply Glenda Childers October 7, 2012 at 12:20 am

    Recre8 Workshop … a weekend of inspiration, creativity and joy .

  • Reply Rudelle Jade October 7, 2012 at 2:15 am

    ‘Creatively Confident: Happy New Blog’

  • Reply Emily October 7, 2012 at 7:37 am

    Love all the ideas so far…
    Hmm – how about….
    Your Best Self

  • Reply April San Pedro {iam_artisan} October 7, 2012 at 8:18 am

    • Blogging a New You
    • Blogging Your Creativity
    • A Creative You Workshop

  • Reply anastasia October 7, 2012 at 9:28 am

    How fun – love challenges like this…wish i could attend too but its just a little too far from Sydney ha!

    *Create, Inspire & Just Be
    *A year of Dreams & Creativity
    *2013 : you, your blog, your dreams
    *Dream Big and beyond


  • Reply Lata October 7, 2012 at 10:21 am

    1. Novel Inspiration Blogging Workshop 2013
    2. Novel Creative Blogging Workshop 2013
    3. Novel Joyful & Creative Blogging Workshop 2013
    4. Spruce Up your Creative Blogging Space with the Ace – Holly Becker
    5. Decor8 your Blog with Joy, Creativity & Novelty in 2013
    6. Novel Blogging Inspiration at Your Pace with the Ace
    7. Decor8 Your Blog with Confidence & Creativity in 2013
    8.March Ahead with Confidence in Your Blogging Journey in 2013

  • Reply Lata October 7, 2012 at 10:28 am

    Dear Holly,
    Like all the others before me and some after me, I enter this contest to name your weekend workshop. I have just sent you eight titles(as your Blog Title is DecorEight), that I think might befit your workshop. I hope they are worthy of your attention and you are able to choose atleast one of them. I am dying to win the signed copy of your new book. I truly look forward to hearing from you soon.

    I wish you all the Best in this endeavour and all your future ones.
    Best Regards,
    Swarnalata (MosaicMum on Pinterest and around the Web)

  • Reply Lata October 7, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Some more titles that just popped on my mental visual screen –

    1.Fly with your creative wings in 2013 with Holly Becker
    (with reference to your Butterfly)
    2.Bring in 2013 with Creative & Inspired Blogging with Holly Becker
    Color your blog with Creativity and Confidence in 2013
    3.Triumphant Blogging in 2013 with Holly
    4. The ABC of Creative & Confident Blogging in 2013
    5. Step Forward with Confidence in 2013
    6. A Piece of Creative Cake
    7. Learn, Create, Enjoy & Share Your Creativity in 2013
    8.Express yourself with Creativity & Confidence in 2013

  • Reply Iris October 7, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    how about “Inspirationsquelle”?

    I would give the workshop a German name :)

  • Reply Chez chouke October 7, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    Sparkling perspectives

  • Reply mimi October 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    How about “Color Class”

  • Reply Tracy A. October 7, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    I have no title offerings – I’m not very clever in that regard. But – your class sounds wonderful – I wish that I lived nearby!

  • Reply Marianne October 7, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    Decor8 Inspirational Retreat.
    Decor8 @ home
    Holly Becker @ home

    But I think I will have to buy the book. ;-)

  • Reply Holly (Love,Thomas) October 7, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Hi there!

    How about:

    Live, love, blog: Creativity journey to blogging in the new year

    Looking forward to joining you for this wonderful weekend!

    Holly from Love, Thomas

  • Reply maria margeti October 7, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    Name the workshop”

    INSPIR * IDEAS (from inspiration & Ideas)

    Good luck!!!

  • Reply Ula October 7, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I would like to be a part of the workshop class Holly, but it’s a little too expensive for me at the moment. Next time. ;)
    But I’d be so so happy to win your book!
    My propositions:
    “Create, Inspire, Love – Blogging worqshop”
    “Creativ Blogging”
    “Find Your Creativity”

  • Reply Liz October 7, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Oh fun…

    How about:
    Craving to Creating: blogging with proven passion

    From Craving to Creating: blogging with passion in the new year

  • Reply l o v e l y t h i n g s October 7, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    Colorful Bits

    Now…I must get back to class…your class!


  • Reply La Tulipe October 7, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Explorations and creativ experimentations with Holly Becker and Steffie Luxat
    A beautiful day to find and express your creativ power

  • Reply Shelley Rice October 7, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Hello Holly. After reading your description of what your workshop will be about the first word that came into my mind was BLISS, as that best describes the endeavours we share and the feelings they bring. It is PURE BLISS. These are my ideas for a name for your workshop, Enjoy!


  • Reply Shelley Rice October 7, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    I just thought of another one! FIND YOUR BLISS

    Have fun!

  • Reply Amber October 7, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    I really like the theme you created for this workshop. It’s very laid back and lovely. I imagined all of you gathering little bits of joy, love and happiness during this special time with the activities you have planned, so here’s my workshop name idea:

    Gathering Time: A Workshop on Creating Joy, Love and Happiness

  • Reply The Kitchen Boudoir October 7, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Really enjoy your blog, Holly!

    How about a bit of a multiple play on words:

    ZuKunSt – The Art of Inspiring What’s Next

  • Reply Bine October 7, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    how about:

    “ohhh mhhh-let’s have joyful decor8- time”

    LG, Bine

  • Reply Silke October 7, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    Hello Holly,

    How about:

    An Inspiring weekend to Start Inspiring Blogging

    Kind Regards,


  • Reply Michal October 7, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Eat. Blog. Love.

  • Reply Donata October 7, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    Hi Holly,

    How about: Deco Feast

  • Reply Koliti October 7, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    Hi Holly!

    Another name submission for workshop…

    display your passions abundantly

  • Reply Paraskevi October 7, 2012 at 11:39 pm


    My idea is “Inspir8 & create!”

    Have fun doing the workshop – unfortunately I’m living too far to participate!

  • Reply Julia October 8, 2012 at 12:11 am

    I’d love to come! but since I can’t, here’s my suggestion.

    Resolution Solution: Finding and Keeping Your Blogging Momentum in the New Year

  • Reply Ania Onichuk October 8, 2012 at 12:44 am

    I would like to suggest the name

    Design Lab


  • Reply Laly October 8, 2012 at 12:57 am

    What about:

    Happy YOU year!

  • Reply Peace, Pens and Pixels October 8, 2012 at 6:20 am

    How about
    Blogging Renewal Weekend
    Or Blogging Renewal Workshop

    Renew your Blog Workshop
    Renew your inner blogger workshop

  • Reply Michelle October 8, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Hi Holly,

    Here is my suggestion for your new venture :

    ´Ohhh Myyy Crea8 and Decor8´

    Enjoy your new success!

    Best wishes,


  • Reply Hedda Pier October 8, 2012 at 10:02 am

    I like: (Holly & Steffi’s) Blogging ReSolutions

  • Reply Elodie October 8, 2012 at 11:49 am

    The workshop sounds great!
    Here are my title ideas:

    “Embracing Your Style, Blogging Your Passion”
    “An inspirational Journey into your Creative Voice”

  • Reply Louise of 30s Magazine October 8, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    What about : BeYoutiful blogging

    I would like to get on the list, will e-mail you

  • Reply Louise of 30s Magazine October 8, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    or I just thought of another: Cre8ting BeYouty as a blogger

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    For the contest name, how about, “A Bloggin’ New Year!” ? :)

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    Or how about: Welcomin’ the New Year with a Big Blog! :)

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Or “Bloggin’ Your Way to 2013!”
    “Welcome 2013 with a Blog!”
    “Blog Your Way Out to 2013!”
    “Blog, Bam-boom!”
    “Blog, Bam, Boom! To 2013!”
    “Blog and Cheers to a New Year!”
    “2013: Bloggin’ your way to a New Year!”
    “Work it! Blog it! For 2013!”

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Or “Blissfully Blogging to 2013”

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    Or Blogging Minds for Creative Finds :)

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    Or “Blogging Finds for Creative Minds! :)

  • Reply Themis October 8, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    Hi Holly!

    i hope u are well- i am enjoying all your posts !! and i have been insipred must say –can’t wait for the new book !!!!(so in <3 with the first one–know it by heart )

    so about your workshop, the first think that got into my head was:

    "Blog your way to Decor8"

    tks for reading and i wish all the best to all your efforts into turning our homes and lives into a colorfull and joyfull place to be!


  • Reply Holly Baumgartner October 8, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    What fun you’ll have at your workshop! How about using this title:

    “Kick Start Your Re-Imagined Life!”

    You rock!

  • Reply Themis October 8, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    Hi Holly,

    good luck with your new book!-even if i don’t win i am definetely purchasing

    Regarding your worskhop why don’t you try:
    “Into the Decor-8 Blog Workshop”

    I Would love to come more than anything but it’s quite far (see i live in Greece) and a bit out of my league so i will wait for the feedback from your posts!


  • Reply Themis October 8, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Hi Holly,

    good luck with your new book!-even if i don’t win i am definetely purchasing

    Regarding your worskhop why don’t you try:
    “Into the Decor-8 Blog Workshop”

    I Would love to come more than anything but it’s quite far (see i live in Greece) and a bit out of my league so i will wait for the feedback from your posts!


  • Reply Themis October 8, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Hi Holly,

    good luck with your new book!-even if i don’t win i am definetely purchasing

    Regarding your worskhop why don’t you try:
    “Into the Decor-8 Blog Workshop”

    I Would love to come more than anything but it’s quite far (see i live in Greece) and a bit out of my league so i will wait for the feedback from your posts!


  • Reply All things nice... October 8, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Oh I am not great with names, but I would love to win :) – how about using numbers again, like Decor8

    Inspiration 2 blog,
    Cre8 a blog,
    Learn 2 blog 4 fun
    Inspiration 4 blogging

    Rubbish ideas, but you can’t win if your not in!

    All things nice…

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 3:31 pm

    Or how about “Let the Bloggin’ Begin to 2013”
    “Bloggin’ 2013!”
    “Beautifully Blogging Beyond”
    “Blissfully Blogging”
    “Blissful Blog”
    “Beauty, Blog, and Beyond”
    “Bloggin’ Bliss”
    “Blogging Bliss”
    “Blog and Bliss”

  • Reply Claud October 8, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    “Blogging Beyond”
    “Beyond Blogging”
    “Beyond Bloggin'”
    “Bloggin’ Beyond”
    “Blog and Beyond”

  • Reply Ada October 8, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    Hi Holly,

    Im writing in to reserve a place for the Hannover Home Workshop. I agree that the workshop should have a German -ish name so how about ” Leben, Lacheln, Machen “. Which means Live, Laugh, Do.

    Hope to see you in December .

  • Reply Mary October 8, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    I know a lot of people have offered suggestions using the 8 ( ate) from Decor8 already but how about:
    I think this word really sums up everything you’ll be trying to achieve in your workshop:)!
    Or Blogmint or Bloggermint Workshop. Refreshing like a mint and close to Christmas, so in reference to mint flavored Christmas candy.

  • Reply Caroline October 8, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    What you think of

    BLOG your live

    Big love = Blogs

    Live. Talk. Blog.

    Simply me.

  • Reply bora October 8, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    Retreat: casually inspiring what’s next

  • Reply Koliti October 8, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Hi Holly!

    Another workshop name submission…

    display your passions abundantly

  • Reply Lianne October 8, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    You could get all punny since it’s near xmas:

    Holly Days at Home

    but what struck me as I read the description was the combination of out and about activities combined with heartful times in your studio – and that led me to…

    Sole to Soul: Re-visiting your blog from the ground up

    (or re-visioning works, too.)

  • Reply Dimitar Angelov October 8, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    Just wanna congratulate you on this great blog,the great articles and all your’s amazing,wish you luck and luck again :)
    I am trying myself to maintain a blog,I’m just starting and I am far back from what you have done here…hope I become popular like you one day.

  • Reply Janet Hurley October 8, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    Wow, first time I have done this. What about


  • Reply Teresa October 8, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    how about ..

    ‘from home to blog’

    ‘home & blog’

    ‘home sweet blog’

    ‘blog sweet blogger’

  • Reply Nina October 9, 2012 at 12:09 am

    I am loving this!


    happy blogging to all of you ;)

  • Reply Geraldine October 9, 2012 at 12:59 am

    How about an acrostic poem for the word DECOR 8

    D esign
    E xperiment
    C reate
    O rganise
    R ealise
    8 th to 9th December 2012

  • Reply Lydia Johnson October 9, 2012 at 2:36 am

    How About…

    “A Soulful Escape: Awaken Your Vision this New Year”

    And thank you for always inspiring Holly!

  • Reply lucianna samu October 9, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    “Design Blogorama”

  • Reply lucianna samu October 9, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    Design Bolorama

  • Reply Adonna October 9, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    Hi – Great idea!
    How about
    – Blog Spark – igniting your inner blog fire!

    Have a great time – wish I could sit in!

  • Reply fabia October 9, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    name : BE BLOG LOVE

  • Reply Elizabeth October 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    “Shoulders Back – Blog Forward”

  • Reply My Recession Kitchen October 9, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    Happy Home Studio

  • Reply Lina Gedmine October 9, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Hello Holly,

    Decor8blog is a super blog ! I follow the entries for few years every day whenever you post!!! :) happy that i found you ! And – please go on successfully!!!!

    Now Í’ll try to help you with the name! As you mentioned that you’ll be acting with your friend Steffi – i discovered two letters: H and S, so my offers regarding the workshop name are….

    *HEART by SOUL Workshop Studio (or Heart and Soul WS)

    *Hand by Soul Workshop

    Hope you like the names, or maybe you”ll feel some new idea about the name structure…

    Be happy and full of ideas! Sad that I can’t attend to your workshop:( but hope you’ll let us all feel the HEART and SOUL of these two days in the posts and photos after the 8-9th of Dec.

    Thank you!


  • Reply What House? October 9, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    Yuletide Blogging.
    Love your blog too!

  • Reply Frieda October 9, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    my idea is an access of both blogs.

    We ? dec[ohhh]r

  • Reply Frieda October 9, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    Upps, you see a question mark. But I mean a heart symbol like I love dec[ohh]r.

  • Reply Rincy Koshy October 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    Training wheels off, jingle bells on!: Blogging into the new year with Decor8

    For us little ones who have blogs that are still a work in progress ;)

  • Reply Melissa October 9, 2012 at 9:21 pm


    So many wonderful entries here! Just wanted to say, HOW MUCH FUN will that retreat be!!! Took your summer BYW 2.0 online course. Loved it!

    I can’t take the October course (bummed!) but your spring course is on my agenda!

    So glad you are doing well :) Melissa

  • Reply cafenoHut October 9, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    It is difficult to play English words for me but I tried:)

    * Cr8 with decor8 in Hannover
    * Touch your soul with decor8
    * Inspiration workshop with Holly

    I am sure that you will choose the best and those days will be amazingly wonderful.

  • Reply emma-jayne October 9, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    Hi Holly,

    Your workshop sounds fab !
    Here’s a couple of name’s to throw into the mix –

    Holly Hearts Blogs …… “Give your blog a hug”

    Holly’s Blog Winter Warmer


  • Reply Deneise Bucko October 10, 2012 at 4:58 am

    14 to Hue !
    14 people come to color !
    Holly Hannover and Hue!

    Sounds like a blast, what an amazing event …

  • Reply Peace, Pens and Pixels October 10, 2012 at 5:28 am

    Blogging Your Way| Happy New Year Workshop
    Blogging your way to a happy new year workshop

    BYW Happy New Year Workshop

  • Reply Adrie October 10, 2012 at 5:47 am

    All In Good Taste: Decor8ing Your Life to Fuel Your Passion

    Good luck!

  • Reply Claud October 10, 2012 at 6:17 am

    Here’s another one: “Blissful Blog: Bloggin’ Your Way to 2013 :)”
    “Blissfully Blogging Your Way to 2013”
    “Blissfully Bloggin’ Your Way to 2013”

  • Reply ChristinaInAustralia October 10, 2012 at 6:35 am

    Here are some of my ideas:
    – A house full of lovelies
    – Decorating away: Me-course
    – Homing in @ Hannover
    – Making it yours
    – Finding your style and living it
    – All about you

    Sounds like an amazing class for some very lucky people. Any chance of you coming over to the Southern hemisphere? I mean, we’ve got summer on its way…

  • Reply Sally Turlington October 10, 2012 at 10:27 am

    My offerings for the workshop title:

    Blogger Bling for 2013

    Blissfully Blogging

    Blogging Unleashed

    A New Year’s Blogover

  • Reply Karoline October 10, 2012 at 4:51 pm


  • Reply Tara October 10, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Magic 8 ball
    creativity + you
    a magic resolution
    creative journey

  • Reply ina October 10, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    my suggestion: “decor-aid” or a little more precise: “first-blog-decor-aid”

    good luck for the workshop

  • Reply Deborah Robertson October 10, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    How about:
    debor8 december

  • Reply Sudha October 10, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    Hi Holly,
    Am a fan of your blog! Love the enthu & ideas you bring to this space. Some workshop names for you:
    Find Your Blogging Bliss

    The Art of Blogging with Heart / Blogging with Heart

    Inspired Blogging [Learn how with Holly & Steffi]

    Be A Blissful Blogger

    Passion Up Your Blog!

    Put the Bliss into Your Blog

  • Reply Koliti October 10, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    Hello Holly!

    A suggestion for workshop name…


    your blog is your treasure box – let it sparkle!

  • Reply clionaxx21 October 10, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    I have just joined this blog and i think that it is great . i am only fifteen and I really want to be a interior designer when i am older. I love your website it is exactly what i love (butterflies,polka dots, birds and flowers)

    i think that “A Bloggers Festive Dream ”
    would be a good name for the book .

  • Reply Michele Dambach October 10, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    I like to keep things simple, what about:

    Fresh:new year, new inspiration


    Cre8:blogging inspiration


    Inspired:if you blog, they will follow

    Veil Spass! Schade das Ich nicht dabei sein kann!!

    Grues aus Atlanta!
    Michele Dambach

  • Reply Lisa | Happy By October 10, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    1- Inspirational Blogging Boost
    2- Happy New Year of blogging
    3- Blogging inspiration reload
    4- Blog boosting for the new year
    5- Get your blog in shape for the new year
    6- Rediscover the joy of blogging
    7- Boost your inspiration, beautify your blog
    8- Let’s celebrate blogging
    9- A gift for your blog – a box of inspiration
    10- Gift your blog a box of inspiration

  • Reply Miriam October 10, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    This sounds like so much fun!

    Decor8 your way
    Cr8ive inspirations
    Bloggers unplugged bei Holly

    Good luck!

  • Reply Kathrin October 11, 2012 at 1:02 am

    Holly, this sounds really like a fun workshop! Great idea!!!

    Here some of my ideas:

    Blogging Live
    Blogger’s Dream
    Happiness Week-end with Holly and Steffi
    Creative Blogger Week-end

    and my favorite: The Blogging Retreat

    Have a great time!

  • Reply Alison October 11, 2012 at 3:13 am

    Journey to Joy: A workshop on cultivating your style

  • Reply Alison October 11, 2012 at 3:49 am

    Finding your story

  • Reply Vinita October 11, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    Zen of blogging

    Decor8 therapy

  • Reply Moniqa October 11, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    Hi Holly!
    How about “BLOGGING TO THE STAR”

  • Reply Bettina October 18, 2012 at 10:54 am


    Since it’s in Germany and (my guess) mostly German people will visit you in Hanover for the workshop.

    • Reply decor8 October 18, 2012 at 11:19 pm

      Bettina- the workshop is booked – 15 ladies are visiting us – 2 from NL, 1 from spain, 1 from tel aviv, 1 from Dublin, 2 from the UK and 8 from Germany – no one from Hannover though.

  • Reply Farren C. October 24, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Rejuven8 or Regener8


    love from Cape Town x

  • Reply Farren C. October 24, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    …or Germin8 (excuse the pun, you being in Germany and all) ;)
    could be a stunning little simple logo of a plant frond (which could also work for Rejuven8 or Regener8) ?

    ok, I’ll stop now.

    ps. LOVE your blog. x

  • Reply Verflixt und Aufgetrennt November 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    Inspir8 – New Year, new Blogging Inspiration

  • Reply dig i January 22, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Your writing is very inspiring, it really helped me in the spirit.
    Blogging is my life. :)

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