Meet our super KOEL ambassador, DesignMom!
It’s really heartwarming to have an amazing team of ambassadors supporting KOEL. One of them is our friend Gabrielle Blair — talented, hilarious, and creative mother of 6 (!) — or better known as Design Mom. We connected probably about 8 to 9 years back and we finally got to meet each other in real life when I attended Alt Summit in 2012. Attending an international blogger conference like that was a first for me, so I was pretty nervous! But I remember getting to know so many wonderful bloggers, including the founder of Alt Summit none other than Gabrielle, and soon felt right at ease. This incredible lady is just as genuine and sincere in real life as she is on her blog. And so real too. If you’re an avid fan of her blog like we are, you know how down-to-earth she is. She bares it all, about motherhood, kids, family, and running a blog, the good, the bad, and everything in between. All while being able to keep it light-hearted. Always such a joy to read.
Speaking of good reads, have you seen DESIGN MOM: How to Live With Kids: A Room-by-Room Guide? The New York Times Bestseller the most comprehensive and approachable guide I’ve ever come across to making your home aesthetically pleasing and practical without having to compromise each one. It’s got plenty of doable step-by-step DIYs, gorgeous inspirations, and the most helpful decor tips I’ve begun to use myself for different rooms of the house, all accompanied by beautiful visuals to help you achieve the home of your dreams. Like she said, design doesn’t have to disappear when kids appear! I call this book a mom essential, for sure.
So honoured to have her on board as ambassador for KOEL, and even more so to call this remarkable lady my friend. Thank you so much, Gabrielle, for your sweet words on your blog about our new magazine and for spreading the word about our love for yarns and interior styling!
Photos from: Design Mom