About Holly Becker

Founder & Editor Holly Becker is an American freelance journalist and design consultant who lives in northern Germany. She launched decor8 in January 2006 after a decade-long stint in the corporate world long before design blogs were a popular source of information on the web. Holly wanted to write about topics that she felt passionate about and her goal was to live a more creative life and felt that leaving behind her career to start anew was a leap of faith she was willing to take. From the ground up, Holly built an established site known as a reliable design resource around the world to over 35,000 readers daily with hundreds of thousands of readers each month who tune in to see what she has found next.







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H is for Home

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home (hohm) –noun 1. a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family, or household. 2. the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered. An interesting thing I discovered about myself when I first moved out of my parents house, was that I have an intense desire to customize whatever space I would be calling home. Even when “home” for me was one… Read more