Haven Conference 2013 and Some Exciting News!

Well friends, it has been one exciting week!  I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Haven Conference in Atlanta Georgia for design bloggers and DIYers. It.was.dreamy.

I have been to many conferences over the years but never one regarding something I am truly interested in. Beyond being a complete blast, it really helped me identify what I want to do with my design talents moving forward. So, welcome to my new blog and website! I have been working hard to reconfigure things to better support my design business and make it easier for my readers to find things. Once I get everything in order, the Suburban Urbanist blog will be shut down and you can continue to read about my designs, here, at jhalvorsondesigns.com.

I will also be setting aside more time to work with clients, as that is my true passion over blogging. But I will continue share highlights of all my projects here so keep reading. And, I want to take this chance to THANK YOU for reading. I am so thankful that you take the time out of your busy schedules to enjoy my blog and I have been humbled to see my readership grow over the years.

So, with that, here are a few highlights from my time at the Haven conference.

Day one, trying to look the part of a design blogger. Have to admit, was a little nervous.

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Anna White, the keynote speaker, who has an amazing blog with tons of great furniture designs at anna-white.com. If you haven’t been there, check it out.

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The most amazing swag bag in swag bag history :)

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Ballard Designs was the main sponsor of the event and had their furniture everywhere. It was all amazing! Hopefully they will open more storefronts soon.

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One of my favorite sofas.

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Amazing accessories.

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Bookshelf styling competitions. Great ideas!

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All-in-all it was a great weekend and I am so thankful I was able to be a part of it. Now, to see what the future holds!

6 thoughts on “Haven Conference 2013 and Some Exciting News!

  1. Katie

    Loved seeing the Haven updates on my blog reader! Congrats on your new business venture and the new blog !:) Hope to see you soon!

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  3. Ally

    You are amazing. I love your style. I hope to follow in your footsteps over the next few years while I am shuffling my youngest off to kindergarten…I am excited to learn about the blogging world and look to you for inspiration. Love your style!!

    1. jennahalvorson@gmail.com

      Thanks for your kind and encouraging words Ally! It can be a little crazy to juggle with young kids, but stick with it whenever you can find a few spare moments. Best of luck to you!

  4. Very great post. I simply stumbled upon your blog and wanted to mention that I’ve really loved browsing your blog posts. After all I’ll be subscribing in your feed and I am hoping you write again soon!

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