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Friday Faves 11.15

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ONE ‘but first, champagne’ print $16 from chloevaux. TWO confetti tumblers – for any type of celebrating, $58 from Grandiflora. THREE wish list notebook (today is a BIG check off my wish list) $10 from Schoolhouse Electric. FOUR simple, pretty calculator from Muji, $28. FIVE a comfy desk chair which doesn’t look half bad either! $499 from Pottery Barn.  SIX cute file folders by Nate Berkus at Target.


I am trying to communicate with you through images today.  Do you know what the above (all put together) says?  I’ll tell you.  It says, “I QUIT MY DAY JOB so I’ll spend my whole weekend drinking champagne before I get down to business on Monday morning running Grandiflora and House of Earnest with everything I’ve got”.

That’s what it says.

In all seriousness, though, I am so so so so happy this morning to tell you guys (finally) that I’ve left my job to pursue my dreams of running my own brand full time. Although my dream is to create a furnishings empire of my own (hey, why not?), I’ll also be so thankful to be able to spend more time here on House of Earnest as well.

I am so thankful for all of the amazing support you all have offered this week with the launch of the line and cannot be more grateful for the amazing group of people who come here everyday seeking home and entertaining inspiration. For that, thank you thank you thank you! 

Now, onto the champagne drinking!


25 Comments on “Friday Faves 11.15”

  1. Jenn @ HomeStyleReport November 15, 2013 at 8:36 am #

    This is so exciting! I’ve been secretly hoping that this was coming in the past few weeks. You’ve got talent lady! Cheers!

  2. Amanda @ Mill Street November 15, 2013 at 8:46 am #

    Congrats!! It has to be the best feeling in the world! I have similar hopes and dreams for myself (…someday)! Enjoy that champagne–you deserve it!

  3. Heather November 15, 2013 at 8:50 am #

    Congratulations Erin! What an amazing week for you! It takes a lot of courage to take such bold steps in the direction of your dreams. You have the skill and work ethic required that is for sure. Wishing you boatloads of success and enjoyment!

  4. Ashley November 15, 2013 at 9:20 am #

    Congratulations!!! So excited for you and inspired by your journey! Keep up the beautiful work :)

  5. Sarah @ 702 Park Project November 15, 2013 at 9:29 am #

    Congrats, Erin!!! What exciting news! Wishing you the best of luck as you work your way to an empire! :)

  6. Liz {What Dress Code?} November 15, 2013 at 9:36 am #

    Congrats!! Grandiflora looks so wonderful so far and I can’t wait to see where you take it!

  7. Sara November 15, 2013 at 10:46 am #

    Congrats Erin!! So exciting and can’t wait to see all the great projects you have ahead for us :)

  8. Kelly @ Studio DIY November 15, 2013 at 10:56 am #

    Congrats Erin!! What an exciting step, and I can’t even IMAGINE how quickly you’ll conquer the world now! Can’t wait to follow along!

  9. Erica November 15, 2013 at 11:22 am #

    Congrats Erin!

  10. Lisa Hauswirth November 15, 2013 at 11:38 am #

    Congrats! Selfishly we’re excited if it means more fabulousness from house of earnest and grandiflora.

  11. Erin November 15, 2013 at 11:43 am #

    Congratulations! I wish you well in this brave new step!

  12. Madeline November 15, 2013 at 12:20 pm #

    SO lucky. congratulations. drink lots of celebratory champ.

  13. Brett//Life Styld November 15, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

    WOW! Huge congratulations to you! I have been an avid reader for a while, and you have amazing talent and style. Look forward to more projects and inspiration. Enjoy your bubbly weekend!

  14. Tara November 15, 2013 at 1:11 pm #

    Congratulations!! What an exciting time for you guys! Best of luck!

  15. Pieliekamais November 15, 2013 at 1:37 pm #

    Oh wow! Congratulations!

  16. Jordan G @ The Happy Homebodies November 15, 2013 at 3:31 pm #

    Congratulations! Enjoy the celebratory drinks! When you’re your own boss you can even have mimosas on Monday mornings. :)

  17. Hillary Butler {Fine Art} November 15, 2013 at 3:52 pm #

    I’m so pumped!!!!!!! So excited for you and all of the exciting things ahead for you! You deserve a whole bottle of champagne!

  18. amber November 15, 2013 at 6:34 pm #

    love this! love that print “but first, champage.” simple, clever, to the point!

  19. Ciel November 15, 2013 at 10:19 pm #

    Erin, that’s amazing! You are clearly talented and will without a doubt succeed. Congratulations!

  20. Nicole Leone November 18, 2013 at 9:26 am #

    I’m just amazed you’ve had a day job this whole time. You’re so inspiring and I can’t wait to see what happens when you run your own business full time. Congrats Erin!

  21. Chloe Vaux November 18, 2013 at 11:16 am #

    Hi Erin!

    What a gorgeous blog! Thanks so much for featuring my “but first, champagne.” print! That’s made my day :)

    I would like to offer your readers an exclusive 15% off of ALL my prints, until the 15th December 2013.

    Use the code “HOEBLOG15″ at checkout


    Chloe xo

  22. Kacey November 18, 2013 at 9:07 pm #

    Found your blog after several clicks…. Fellow Columbus dweller, corporate lackey, and a lapsed blogger. Can’t wait to read more! Best of luck with your new adventure!!

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