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Designer Interviews: Rachel Halvorson of nestegg

Hello again! Sorry for the long pause, we were very busy getting all of our new products in and going to Market in Atlanta. We are so excited about all of them and we will be posting photos soon on our website. Enjoy our interview with designer Rachel Halvorson!   Our second interview is with Rachel Halvorson who is an interior designer based in Nashville and has a very cute blog called nest egg. (You may recognize her from the cover of Garden and Gun!) We love her blog, it’s refreshing to see a designer with great skills who doesn’t take herself too seriously, at all. Rachel is hilarious and honest. Her homes feel like they are meant to be lived in…she wants you to be comfortable. Her design principles are visible on her blog, intertwined in her musings about her life, from adopting a rescue puppy, (and spoiling him rotten!) to the [...]

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President’s Day or The Glamorous Life of a Designer

Today’s Presidents Day and Franny’s out of school. Of course. Somebody’s always out of school. Schools do that to make you crazy, as everyone knows. Stella and Pete had three days off last week, “Winter Break”.  Which is just what every mother needs between Christmas Break and Spring Break, an extra Break, with extra chores, just to keep us on our toes. 
Sick-making. I never had a Winter Break. Or a Fall break for that matter. I could go on and on about the generational injustice of this new-fangled school calendar but I won’t… I have better things to whine about. So, since Franny’s with me today, I’m not really working. I’ve spent the day doing laundry. And going to the Wal Mart. And cleaning out a particularly jumbled bookcase. And mopping. And wiping up dog vomit. What can equal the thrill and challenge of domestic engineering? As it turns [...]

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