Thursday, May 2, 2013

Haven (no place like it!)

Hello all! Hope you’re having a beautiful day so far!

My fellow team members and I are getting SO excited for the upcoming Haven Conference this summer:

Haven Conference banner

Last year was our first year for this DIY/design conference and it was a huge success – we are pumped for another year! This year Haven will be held at the beautiful Buckhead Grand Hyatt in Atlanta, Georgia from Thursday, August 1 to Saturday, August 3.

Just in case you don’t know the Haven team, here we are:

Haven conference team

It includes myself, Beth from Home Stories A to Z, Chris from Just a Girl, Rhoda from Southern Hospitality and Traci from Beneath My Heart. Oh, and we can’t forget rock star Kristin who is a BIG part of making the details of the location and logistics happen.

First and foremost, we need to give a BIG shout out to our awesome sponsors – The Home Depot, Frogtape, Rustoleum and GMC just to name a few:

Home DepotFrog Tape 



We’re busy finalizing the sessions for the conference and we have an incredible group of designers, bloggers and business people who will be sharing their knowledge with attendees. Go here to see who will be joining us (we are still adding them so check back often!).

The conference is sold out but we will be offering five ticket giveaways on our blogs over the next few weeks:

May 13th:  Just a Girl
May 20th:  Home Stories A to Z
May 27th:  Beneath My Heart
June 3rd:  Southern Hospitality
June 10th:  Thrifty Decor Chick

If you’d like to join us and don’t have a ticket keep an eye out for each of those! And if you aren’t already following us on Facebook here than please do so – many have to sell their tickets as we get closer to the conference and will announce it there. (Just a reminder to ticket holders – there will be no transfers honored after July 1st!)

If you already have your ticket you should have received an invite to the Haven Mavens Facebook (private) page – if you didn’t email one of us {thriftydecorchick (at) gmail (dot) com} to let us know so we can get you added on. It’s a great place to chat and “meet” each other before the conference! We’ve also created a Haven Conference Instagram account – you can follow it at “havenconf”. Haven Instagram 1

We’ve also started up a linky party over at the Haven Conference site (for attendees) – if you are joining us please link up your blog and visit those who will be attending as well!

And of course, feel free to add the Haven Maven button to your blog to let everyone know you’ll be there!Haven-maven buttonAre you attending the conference this year? It’s only three months away – I can hardly believe it! Can’t wait to see you there!


  1. So happy and grateful y'all are organizing Haven again this year! Many thanks and I can't wait to see you and all the other ladies (and men) in just a few short months!!

  2. Cool! Hope I win! Good luck to y'all!

  3. It's already sold out?!?!?! NOOOOOOO! I convinced my husband to let me go, but hadn't bought my ticket yet :( I'm so sad!

  4. interesting to read thank you I really liked your article I love your beautiful blog and so enjoy your posts.good job

  5. I can't wait! SO excited to come and have fun and learn and meet all my blog-friends:)


  6. Thanks for sharing the facebook page- I'll keep checking for tickets for sale!

  7. I will be coming for the first time! Hope I get to meet you!

  8. I'm excited to be going to Haven. It's my first conference. I can't wait to meet you

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  10. So there is still hope!!!! I am hopeful to be able to get a ticket, really want to go! Thanks for the tips.

  11. Yay! I'm so excited to attend for the first time this year. Thank you all for your hard work. Can't wait 'til August!

  12. I'm missing out on so much...gotta catch up! So I guess the south is really where it's at(?)!


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