Thank You Followers

Hello Lovelys!

I hope you're having a great weekend!

I just wanted to take a minute to thank EVERYONE from the bottom of my heart for all of your support!  Since starting this blog in the Fall of last year, almost 1 year ago today, I didn't know exactly where this journey was going to take me, how long it would last, or if I would even enjoy it. I can honestly say that it has been an awesome experience and I have enjoyed every minute of it!  I love blogging about design!  I love doing projects around the house and sharing them with the world.  I love learning from other people.  I love being able to support other women doing the same thing I am.  It's an amazing feeling to be supported by other women in business, most of them, complete strangers that offer advice and compliments out of the kindness of their hearts.  Did I mention I love blogging!?!

Being able to share my projects on this platform has lit a fire in me that I always wanted to ignite but never had the time.  I am so thankful to have this opportunity and even more thankful for all of you  who have followed me via email, Instagram @lemonstolovelys, Facebook- Lemons to Lovelys, and Pinterest.

I am proud to announce that Lemons to Lovelys has surpassed 1,000 followers on Instagram & Facebook and has achieved over 17,000 page views on the website!  Although I am not driven to blog by counting my followers and watching them increase, I am thankful for the unending support that I have received in the process and I HAVE TO CELEBRATE this exciting accomplishment with you!  Thank you, all of you, for reading my posts, leaving comments, asking questions, correcting my mistakes, encouraging me to continue, and teaching me along the way!  I learn so much from other DIY-ers out there, it inspires me to grow everyday, and that's what keeps me driven!

For those of you who are new to the blog, I'd like to re-introduce myself.  My name is Marci and I live in South Louisiana with my husband, curly headed little boy, and our fox red lab.  I love anything to do with interior design, DIY projects, painting & restoring old furniture, creating home decor, styling, finding second hand treasures, and turning lemons into something lovely!

This blog is inspired by my obsession to always have a project. The name came from my new motto after going through a hard time that changed my life forever! During my pregnancy I was stuck at home, due to a spinal leak in my inner ear called a Perilymphatic Fistula that caused the worst vertigo you could imagine. Losing the ability to drive, work, and even walk sometimes left me with no choice but to make the best of my time at home. During this period, all I wanted to do was nest! But how was I going to do this when some days I could barely move?! That's when I learned to lean on others to turn a sour, "lemon" of a situation into something lovely! Thanks to my amazing friends and husband, we were able to create, what I believe to be, a welcoming environment for the new baby and everyone who would soon step in to care for us after delivery and surgery. With each post, I hope to show that it doesn't require a lot of money to make a home lovely! All you need is the right paint and a little creativity to turn a lemon into something lovely!

If you visit and look at the top of the home page, you will see several page titles written in black from left to right.  (just under the header of pictures) 
These pages include... 

Blog Home 
About Me
Our Home
Favorite Spaces
Paint Colors 

By clicking these you can see...
all of my blog posts
my bio
a tour of our home
pictures that I took of my favorite spaces that I did not personally decorate but love
information on how to advertise on the blog
 tips on healthy & non-toxic living
photos from other social media websites where my posts have been featured
pictures of various paint colors and combinations I have used in actual spaces

Lastly, if you are new to Lemons to Lovelys you can follow us by...

* input your email directly into the box on the middle left side of the home page labeled "follow by email".  This will automatically send you an email of each new blog post
Instagram: @lemonstolovelys
Facebook: Lemons to Lovelys
Pinterest: LemonstoLovelys
Please email me with any questions you have or ideas you want to share!

Thank you again for supporting me on this journey!

Remember, when life gives you lemons, turn them into something lovely!

 Remember, when life hands you lemons, turn them into something lovely!

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