The president of my fan club lives at my house.

Actually, I think she is the president, vice president, secretary and treasurer all rolled into one.

She is a fashionista, an artist, a cheerleader and could give advertising executive, Donny Deutsch a run for his money.

She never misses a post.

The other day she came running into the laundry room, bursting with excitement.  I guess she and the other members of the fan club had been in negotiations.

“Mom….what if a celebrity looks at your blog?”

Now, before we proceed….I feel it is imperative to let you know that my current readership consists of my mom, my sister and a few people who have googled “tiny little pantry.”

But, hey, who am I to dampen the hefty expectations of my fan club?

So I replied, “Wow!  What if they did?”

It didn’t stop there.

She continued, “Mom.  What if more and more and more people saw your blog….and then a celebrity saw it and wanted you to go decorate their house?  I mean mom, what if they saw…..and what if….

(now at this point her face is a study in concentration….furrowed brow….the works….thinking so hard about the most famous celebrity she could dream up).

“…..what if……..Christina Aguilara called you?”



Christina Aguilara?

Did anyone see booty shorts and red satin in that bathroom make-over?

I’m not really sure that Christina would go for vintage, chippy, shabby chalkboards made from windows, that I found in the trash.

But I can’t disappoint the fan club.

I can’t let them down.

So, Christina if you are reading this…..

I love red satin…

….call me.

PS  Don’t forget about our impossibility challenge.  We would love for you to join us.  Please note that while I do paint and sand and sew…..baking overwhelms me.  See my attempts at homemade bread with all the other “impossibles” at our linky party on January 31.

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  1. Image for Beverly Beverly

    Good morning, Kari. Tell your sweet girl that we are members of the fan club, too. Of course, I am not a celebrity, but I am a pledged member.♥

  2. Image for Sandy Perry Sandy Perry

    I would love for you to decorate my house ! Tell your lovely daughter we are also fans but not famous. I just love her room. You are very lucky she likes what you do so many teenagers don't. My girls never liked my taste until they were older(Mom's now) and my little granddaughter don't like what they pick out now too! Sandy

  3. Image for Kelly Kelly

    Your daughter is so sweet though! She's obviously excited about everything you do and you should be proud. I love her room. It's so unique and colorful and sweet at the same time.

  4. Image for Linda @ It All Started with Paint Linda @ It All Started with Paint

    One of these days I'm going to beat out Beverly and get the first comment up there ... ... and I was waiting for Justin Beiber, because my 11 year old quasi fan (he best friend is a bigger fan of my blog ...?) is in puppy love with that boy ... xo Linda

  5. Image for Kris L Kris L

    Though I am not a movie star, I can say that if I were the daughter slumbering in that awesome bedroom I would be the President and CEO as well. Such a GREAT room and you have SUCH talent! Have a super day!

  6. Image for cassie cassie

    too cute! isn't it so great to have kids that love what we do! i know even when i feel discouraged i always have two little people who love my projects! :)

  7. Image for Angela Angela

    I've been blogging/vlogging for close to three years now and there has been dinner conversations like this around our table many times, lol...You have a beautiful blog and love your writing...puts a smile on my face!! Blessings.

  8. Image for "Auntie" sezzzzzz... "Auntie" sezzzzzz...

    Oh my! Imagine the wonder of having a Daughter, as the Pres. Of Your Blogging Fan Club?!? You must be the luckiest of blogging Moms!!! To have such. And that Daughter of yours, is very discerning... To appreciate her Mother's blog. P.S. I really, really hope that some celebrity does read this blog and request decorating guidance. Just about all of them, neeeeeed it very, very badly. -sigh- "There's such a lot of different Annes in me. I sometimes think that is why I'm such a troublesome person. If I was just the one Anne it would be ever so much more comfortable, but then it wouldn't be half so interesting." - Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

  9. Image for Cindy Cindy

    You are a very talented decorator, don't be surprised if a celebrity does read your blog and call you. That bedroom is amazing! Did you do all of the painting? It's so sweet. Hugs, Cindy

  10. Image for High Street Cottage High Street Cottage

    You would be surprised as to who actually does read your blog ;) Celebrities do browse Decor Blogs, They even comment on them from time to time. Big Name Designers "borrow" ideas they see on blogs as well. And now, you see the ideas reflected in stores like Target, Marshalls, Home Goods, to name a few. The room above is awesome, by the way. And isn't it nice to have a number 1 fan? Thank you for stopping by my little blog, I'm off to google "tiny little pantry" now ;)

  11. Image for bj bj

    Please tell your live-in President that I am your #1 fan and that the next time I see Christina, I'll direct her straight to THISTLEWOOD FARM. :)) I am sooo in love with the window treatments in this beautiful room....and...I think anyone that wears booty shorts would love them, too.

  12. Image for Betsy(@coastal-colors) Betsy(@coastal-colors)

    I wouldn't be surprised if a celebrity did call! You're an amazing decorator! You're so creative and talented! I love your home! This is lovely room- fit for princesses! You have a loyal fan in me too! Have a wonderful weekend!

  13. Image for High Street Cottage High Street Cottage

    I stopped back by to say...I'm not a Celebrity, but will happily accept the title number 2 Fan, your blog is amazing, I've browsed every page. In love with your kitchen and bath, your decorating skills are top notch! Added you to my blog love so I won't miss a thing. Thank you for stopping by my blog, had you not, I wouldn't have found yours, which is a delight. xoxo tami

  14. Image for nana nana

    Like mother, like daughter - give a hug to #1 fan and let her know she is just as fabulous and will do wonderful things herself. I agree one never knows who might be lurking -so be prepared!

  15. Image for Lorrie Lorrie

    Your number one fan has many more behind her. But what a fan she is! And what a great marketer - that girl's got a great future! And she must be so inspired by her lovely bedroom - the painting is gorgeous.

  16. Image for Stacey@ A Sort Of Fairytale Stacey@ A Sort Of Fairytale

    I'm so happy I got to see the rest of your daughter's room! It's spectacular! Did you paint the flowers on the wall? I'm guessing yes!

  17. Image for Lynn @thevintagenest Lynn @thevintagenest

    I am just thrilled to see you back and so glad you are the feature at Beverly's today. Hi's me....The Vintage Nest....still plugging along. Your white kitchen is gorgeous! Come for a visit and HPS xo

  18. Image for Linda Adams Linda Adams

    Happy Pink Saturday, Congratulations on being featured this week I love you post it's so funny. It could happen you know. You home is beautiful. I love your painted flowers and the butterfly theme. The bedroom look fantastic! I'm going to go rad about your challenge now. Warmly, Linda

  19. Image for Connie Connie

    You are funny, chick! I don't have a fan club but if I did I'd want Clint Eastwood, or even Jack Bauer from 24, or may Tom Selleck. My heroes for sure....LOL xoxo, Connie

  20. Image for suesue suesue

    Congratulations on being featured this week for Pink Saturday! All your decorating is lovely and I can see why you have a great fan club. It really would be awesome to get a call like that too!! Dreams are wonderful! Happy Pink Saturday!!

  21. Image for jeanne jeanne

    Hello Kari, It is so nice to see you posting again. You probably have been posting, I just didn't know about it until today. Love that beautiful wall treatment in your lovely room. I believe a celebrity would be very happy with whatever you create. Your daughter is your biggest fan but you have many fans including me. A very nice feature Kari. Happy Pink Saturday. Hugs, Jeanne

  22. Image for Sonya Sonya

    I just found you through Beverly. I love your post and the bedroom is absolutely beautiful. The president is right, Christina would LOVE your work. But we ALL do! :) Happy Pink Saturday! Sonya

  23. Image for Jessica Jessica

    Your sweet & adorable little president is absolutey right to be concerned about the possibility of a celebrity decor *could* happen, and you must be prepared, red satin or no red satin!! Thank you for your sweet comment (a week ago!...I've been away from blogging this past week) brought a huge smile!! xoxo J~

  24. Image for Diane Diane

    So glad Beverly featured you this week on Pink Saturday! I"m not a celebrity either but I love your blog! I found myself reading from post to post, I could spend the day here reading, but instead I will have to follow you, lol. Love your humor and your decorating, have a great week. ~Diane

  25. Image for Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co.

    Oh my goodness, that bedroom is just adorable! No wonder you have a fan club! Count me in. I'm following along!

  26. Image for Emily Emily

    Hi, Visiting from Beverly's Pink Saturday. Adorable post and your little darling sounds delight. Lovely pink art. HPS……… ~Emily The French Hutch

  27. Image for Kirby Kirby

    First of all, thank you thank you for the comment on my blog! (I am now following you!) Second--we should all be so lucky to have someone thing we are wonderful. My people are just now coming around to the idea again, now that they are adults. I think it's because they know I spent a zillion dollars on their educations, and are afraid that I may one day send them a bill.

  28. Image for Andi K. Andi K.

    I'm not a celebrity, but I am a fan! In fact, I posted your blog as one of my faves on Pinterest couple weeks ago (maybe even called a stalker! Keep up the great work- Your home is beautiful. I just love your style and get very inspired here-thank you!!

  29. Image for Dormouse Dormouse

    I AM a celebrity, and I would love you to come and decorate my house. * * * * Well, OK, one of those statements isn't true. But the other one is DEFINITELY true. Can you guess which is which?!

  30. Image for Stacie Gardner Stacie Gardner

    Beautiful Room! I am still looking at my impossibility challenge of my pantry. HMMM Where do I start? Darling Daughter, I just LOVE children! They are the best! Have a great day and stop by! XoXo Stacie The Three Sweet Peas

  31. Image for Melanie @ French Blue and Peachy Pink Melanie @ French Blue and Peachy Pink

    Christina doesn't know what she is missing ! You are a very clever girl, cooking or no cooking. We are all here on this earth together and if we were all the same it would be a very boring place. There's always the bakery and then pop the loaf into a tin and warm it in the

  32. Image for debbiedoos debbiedoos

    LOL! I read this and totally laugh, because my younger son Jack, when I first started blogging would say the same sort of things. I would say well if they call, I would have to see if I was available. He then would say well Mom if Dad is working we can get so and so to watch us, you would have to go.... I'm still waiting btw, two years later...sigh...........

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