Monday, November 30, 2009

Seven Things You May Not Know

About a month ago a fellow blogger, Emmie of Aspirations of a Southern Housewife, gave me a Kreativ Blogger Award. Emmie writes a wonderful blog, do stop by and check it out!
Thank you Emmie for nominating me. You need to share seven things about yourself. I tend to be a rather private person, so I have been hesitant, but here they are in no particular order.
I am an incredible procrastinator but also an over achiever/Type A personality. This causes me lots of stress in my down time but very concentrated blocks of productivity during my work time.
I am half Italian and half Portuguese, My grandparents on both sides came to America in their youth and spoke only broken English. I love my heritage. I am very expressive and passionate about life, actually about almost everything.
Of all the areas of design my favorite is kitchen design and spacial planning. I really should have been a kitchen designer; perhaps someday I can play one on TV.
I have an incurable antique furniture habit. My basement and attic are filled with furniture that will someday find the perfect home - but until then happily reside in spaces above and below where we actually live.
I love puppets. I wanted to be a Puppetry major in college but my parents thought it was irresponsible. Instead, at their urging, I entered college as Accounting major (what a laugh!)
I am a mother of two beautiful children. They are amazing people and they make me laugh everyday. I can not imagine what my life would have been like with out them.
I believe we are all connected somehow and that we need to be good to one another. I try to be a better person every single day.

I am also suppose to nominate seven other blogs for this award, but I am interested in so many blogs I couldn't possibly choose. So, if you would like to share anything about yourself, please consider yourself nominated. I would love to know more about YOU!
xx-Gina

9 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing yourself. I am always amazed at how generous the blogging community is and how much we all have in common. So enjoy your wonderful blog!

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  2. I loved reading this about you! I am not surprised about the kitchen design part - the transformation in your own kitchen and butler's pantry was nothing short of amazing, and done with a great eye for space planning and aesthetics.

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing. It is so nice hearing more about people, and interesting what parts you like to share! Lovely to know more about you, as I always enjoy reading your blog.
    :)

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  4. I love the first photo featured, beautiful with all the pops of green, so fresh and pretty!

    Best,
    Jaime

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  5. I love this Gina and am so glad you shared it with us! Happy Monday. :-)

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  6. Yay! Thank you so much for sharing with us. Very much enjoyed reading this and love the images used. I too am type A and a procrastinator- funny how that can go together.

    Thanks for the kind words on my blog as well!

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  7. Gina,
    It is so nice to have the opportunity to learn to know you better by reading this! Thank you for sharing!

    Greet

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  8. Hi Gina,

    I admire your blog and it is so nice to learn a little more about you. I did a post on Kymberly of 3 Fine Grains today as I just styled a photo shoot for her. I included a link to your site and the wonderful post you did on the global journey of the textile for the Gustavian chair. Stop by if you get a chance. ~jermaine~

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  9. Gina, now I know a little better who is behind this lovely blog and since I started about 10 month ago, I feel I have connected with so many like you and I am so happy we share more then just pasion for great design...
    We are a large blog family...

    XX
    Victoria

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