Archive of ‘News & Happenings’ category


Burlington Holiday Tour of Homes

I’m honored to have been asked to be the designer for a gorgeous historic home that is part of Preservation Burlington’s annual Holiday Tour of Homes! When: December 9, 2018, 12-5pm| Where: Burlington, North Carolina Local? Learn more about the tour and sign up for tickets here!   How could I possibly pass up such a great opportunity with such a fantastic […] Read more…


Handmade with JOANN

I have HUGE news I’ve been keeping since the beginning of the year… JOANN chose me as a Handmade Hero! Pinch me (no wait, don’t…I don’t want to wake up). I can’t even begin to tell you how humbled and honored I am to have been asked to be featured in their handmade with JOANN […] Read more…

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HMC Makers

You guys are amazing. I feel that I am lucky to have some of the most incredible readers, and I really mean that! You are creative, you strive to improve yourselves and educate yourselves, you clearly have some good hobbies…  just the type of people I want to surround myself with! I’ve been thinking of […] Read more…


What A Year!

Is it just me? It’s because I’m 34 now right? Seriously, I remember when time use to move slowly, then normally in my 20’s, and now I’m tearing through time at an impossible pace…haha, at least that’s what it feels like. This year has passed me by so quickly I’m still having trouble getting my […] Read more…


DIY Workshop Virtual Party!

I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that I’m a little obsessed with my power tools; It’s no secret that I’ve been getting a little hands-on (or should that read handsy) with them lately. 😀 Well what can I say? I love beautiful things for less, that is guaranteed great quality, and that I can say I […] Read more…


BHG Stylemaker

Hey guys! I don’t typically share non-decorating and non-diy posts…but sometimes really cool things happen that you just have to share! Some day I will tell you more about my blog journey and why I started, but for now let’s just say that sharing everything I know and learn with you has brought me great joy, much needed […] Read more…

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Call for Contributors for 2016

You jump at a great project, you’re a wiz at wielding a hammer (or a glue gun!), you take awesome photos (if you do say so yourself)… Yep, you’re ready to show the world what you’ve got! I’m so excited to open up submissions for the 2016 Home Made by Carmona creative team of contributors! We’ve had […] Read more…

Amazing DIY Play Kitchen

Supermom Builds Play Kitchen

That is what the headline in the Carmona house reads after my last little project. 😀 My 3 girls are so thrilled. For some reason I thought they were outgrowing the “playing house” years…apparently I was wrong and for that I am glad! Let them be sweet, imaginative young’uns as long as they can! The […] Read more…

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The Violet Bedroom To Be

Three young faces peek around my door frame with wide eyes and awe, and well they should! I’m standing there like the end of a Home Depot commercial, superhero stance, admiring my newly made-over master bedroom. Well, nearly made-over…I still have one last project and some organizing to do. Here is what this room looked like before […] Read more…

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Exciting News!

I have lots of exciting news I’ve been anxious to share! Now that we’ve finished our countdown to the New Year, I’m not waiting any longer, so here we go… CONTRIBUTORS WILL BE JOINING THE TEAM! I am excited to introduce 2 amazing and talented ladies who will be joining the Home Made by Carmona creative team in […] Read more…

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Organize Me Pretty Series

October 6th will be the start of a fantastic new blogger’s home tour series! We’re talking 12 days, 12 blogs, and 12 homes in a way you’ve never seen them before! We’re sharing our favorite organization projects, the small spaces that make an impact in how we live our lives… And it all starts October 6th […] Read more…

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A Day At The Country Living Fair

Last week I had a fantastic time at Country Living Magazine’s fair in Columbus, Ohio! It was like walking onto a million different Pinterest pages…inspiring pieces running amuck everywhere! *grin*  Ooooo, I do so love eye candy. *shiver of happiness* I was so inspired I came home and madly sketched up new designs and vingettes for 6 […] Read more…

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A Giveaway Just Because You’re Awesome!

Wooo hoo! The weekend is here people!  I’m very excited because #1: I’m going to Country Living Magazine’s fair in Columbus on Sunday! and #2: I’m on Instagram!! What?? After 10 years of a phone that barely makes calls, I’ve gone from dumb phone to brilliantly smart phone baby! Follow me on Instagram  @homemadebycarmona. I’m […] Read more…

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