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Congrats to +Melissa Viscount  for pulling out an awesome win for the MEGA Rockstar of the week! You go girls! See their awesome Greek Key Tray:
  For the last year I have had a large tray sitting on my dresser just looking awfully plain. I picked it up at Ikea for $7 on a whim.  Of course I did...most of my Ikea purchases are on a whim. Since then I have been debati...
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That's awesome! Thank you +Gwen Whitfield !!! xox
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Hi, my BOLD peeps! I found myself with an interesting week and I want to spill a bit before we get to the party, if you don’t mind. Last Friday, I was feeling as good as a little girly ten year old in the Barbie section of Target…with a Black American…
Hi, my BOLD peeps! I found myself with an interesting week and I want to spill a bit before we get to the party, if you don’t mind. Last Friday, I was feeling as good as a little girly ten year old in the Barbie section of Target…with a Black American Express Card in her …
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The ugliest, most pitiful project gets a BOLD makeover!   Now its bursting with sunshine, yo.  #decoart #chalkyfinishpaint #ad
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Congratulations to DIY Passion for being the MEGA Rockstar of Creativity Unleashed Week 12!!! This is the post that won it for her this week!
You'll recall that a couple of weeks ago, we found ourselves in the midst of a design emergency :) Dan desperately needed a quiet, clean and uncluttered space for his new desktop computer. Well, he...
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Voting is now open for MEGA Rockstar of the Week!  Chime in and support your favorite! +Cassie Bustamante +Melissa Riker +Stephanie Swider @
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Creativity is Unleashing as we speak!  Show me your wild side, baby!
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The Rockstars are up!  Who is your favorite??? Come vote for one of these amazing girlies:  +The Happy Scraps +Mindi Carwin +Melissa Viscount +Trish Rosenquist !!!
Did you ever wish you could take 4 brains and fit them into your tiny 1 brain skull?  Just shove them in through your ear canals and quadruple your DIY Genius power? Yeah. That’s how I felt this week!  And I’m pretty sure you will, too when you see these Rockstars.  I’m 100% panda-bear positive, …
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Keep Snail Mail Alive!  Send a handwritten thank you note... and I have 3 for you to download and print tonight!  {Plus you can hear all about how I summer-saulted down the stairs last week...yikers!}  #printables #thankyou 
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Come share your awesomness with me and +Keri Bassett +Jocie Hagan and +Jessi Wohlwend over at Creativity Unleashed!
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Here are my 10 Tips for Installing Faux Board and Batten!  Einstein and Mark Zuckerberg move over...   +RYOBI Power Tools   
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Sewing, Cooking, Crafting, DIY, Web Design
  • This Bold Girl
    Web and Graphic Design, 2012 - present
  • The Bold Abode
    Owner, 2011 - present
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Memphis, TN - Oxford, MS - Jackson, TN - Richmond, VA - Hinton, WV - Steffisburg, CH - Jackson, MS - Donalsonville, GA
Where Color Abounds and Fears Fade Away!
Hi!  I'm Gwen.  Welcome to The Bold Abode! 

Color, DIY, and Life are all amazing...  living in fear of failure is not.  If you want to live a fuller, more colorful life, I'm your girl!  I don't always blow it out of the water, but I'll never stop trying to live this creative life. 

I love pink and modern floral fabrics.  I love yoga and sunny days at the beach.  I love playing mad-libs and laughing with my boys.  I have a giant black lab named HotShot and a sweet little Siamese-burmese mix kitty named Cookie.  

Oh, and I have a pretty cool husband, too... his name is Morgan.  He's smart.  I like him a lot. 

You can also find me at This Bold Girl, where I live my passion for Web, Graphic and Logo Design... 

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I've recently dropped over 40lbs... due to maintaining a very strict gluten free diet and daily yoga practice. I'm stronger and healthier than I've ever been in my life. It's not always easy, but it's always worth it!
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