August 25, 2014

Give feedback & Receive a gift!

By Chelsea



Hi friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Though we are still in the 80s here in Northern Virginia, I can feel the distant nip of Fall coming. It's my favorite season, all full of color and coziness, (don't hate me, you perpetual summers out there). With two little dears starting preschool this Fall, the upcoming change of season is turning a new leaf for us whether we want to or not. Fortunately, our twins are both really excited, (which makes all the difference to me). All of you parents out there with kids starting school, (whether it's pre-K, leaving for college, or any year in between), I'm praying for you and your children; that it's a smooth transition into a new year, a smooth change of pace from summer, and for hearts full of hope looking at the school year ahead.

It feels so fitting to be turning a new chapter on the blog front as we approach a change of season. With Cate and I working on building our new site, Style Mutt, we are taking time to inspect all the areas of how we can be a top-notch resource in the DIY world. In order to cover the elements that are the most important to you, we would really appreciate your feedback!

Please leave a comment below and let us know what you would really like to see on Style Mutt. Or tell us what you've appreciated the most from Chelsea's Garage, or what you'd have liked to see more of.

The first nine to leave feedback will receive a special gift! I ordered an entire book of beautiful botanical color plates to frame and put around our home, share with friends, and give away as gifts. My little ones helped me choose 9 gorgeous, and varying pages for this special giveaway, (each color plate will fit an 8 x 10 frame). All you need to do is leave a comment with your feedback, your choice of color plate by number, (so before you leave a comment just check which numbers have been taken in previous comments), and email me at chelseasgarage@gmail.com with your mailing address! Your gift will arrive soon. :)


Thank you so much for helping us build Style Mutt! Your feedback is so necessary and valuable to us; can't wait to see what you have to say!

~Chelsea

10 comments:

  1. Am I the first to post? I have not been following your blog for very long, but I love your style. Comfortable ans casual. I also really like the photos and how to's on your blog. Keep it up! (I would love the #6 plate - THANKS!)

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    1. #6 is yours! Thank you so much, Lauren!

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  2. 4). Ikea and west elm hacks please! Because I love your awesome POV on everything home design. Super excited to see what stylemutt brings! Best of luck to you Chelsea & Cate! - Christine B.

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    1. So helpful, Christine - thank you!! (#4 it is!)

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  3. Would like to see more about tricky DIY challenges. Those for which pinterest holds no answers. :)
    And #2 please!

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    1. Thank you, Lindsay! Good to know! #2 is all yours.:)

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  4. Not sure if my other comment went through but I love your fast updates that mix with eclectic styles (paint sticks) and the sharing of your life. (9)

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    1. You rock, Tobi. Perhaps we should meet for coffee and I can give you #9 in person. :) :)

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  5. Congrats on the new venture, ladies! I'll put on my public relations and marketing hats for this response. Given all the work you've invested and the brand equity you've built, I would first suggest that you retain the Chelsea's Garage brand under Style Mutt and use this as either the DIY section of your new content hub or the e-commerce arm (the name supports the idea, ex. warehouse/garage). Secondly, I'd like to see content that speaks to your various target audiences organized in such a way that it's easily found and shareable. For example, as a Californian, I appreciate any style advice that's geared toward small spaces because real estate is so tiny out here. I often shop estate sales in La Jolla so learning how to repurpose older pieces is always helpful. And finally, I love anything related to coastal style! (#5 - we have a lemon tree!)

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    1. This is awesome, Jenny - thank you so much for taking the time to leave such sound advice! I'll get #5 to you soon, (just be sure to email me your address). :)

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