Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken.

— Oscar Wilde.


Wendy is the creator behind The Curated Farmhouse Blog, where she shares her passions for life, home decor, and DIY projects. She consults on social media marketing, content creation, and home decor design. Wendy has a passion for helping others, through empowering them to set goals, crush them, and chase their dreams!

Wendy is from AZ where she met and married her husband Mike. She traveled the world along side him as he served 20 years in the Army. She is a stay-at-home mom of three boys. They retired in 2018 from the military, and are building the life they always dreamed of one DIY at a time. Wendy loves writing, reading, traveling, and decorating every room in her home for every season!


Jessica Russell but mostly everyone knows her as Itty Bitty Farmhouse! She is a mid twenties gal living in a small town in North Carolina. As a child she would love to go with her family to all these little flea markets which is where her love for vintage finds came from.

Over the years she developed a love and passion for styling old homes, DIY projects and blogging about her adventures. Through her blog she hopes to help and inspire others when they begin their journey into the lifestyle home decor community. 

Jessica is the co-owner of Curation Media Table company which creates social media content and offers consulting on social media marketing. Also she offers home decor design right from the comfort of your own home. Jessica appeared on Channel 36 WCNC’s Charlotte Today sharing how to bring farmhouse style to any home. Jessica’s was home was published in Farmhouse Chic Design (2019) written by Kristen Wiltgen, which shows different ways to style throughout your home. 

She hopes sharing her love for a cozy cottage style will help inspire others to fall in love with the cozy feeling in their own homes.


KariAnne Wood, writes the decorating and lifestyle blog Thistlewood Farms from her project-filled historic home in Dallas, Texas. She recently jumped back “home” with her family from the middle of the country to the busy Dallas Metroplex where she lives with her husband and four children.
If you wander down the tree-lined streets of KariAnne’s beloved hometown, McKinney, you might find her painting mismatched chairs, or walking hand in hand with her knight-in-shining-armor husband to a Friday night football game. She loves sweet tea with lime, thunderstorms, good books, milk glass, and yard sales, and she is an imperfect DIYer saved by grace.
Thistlewood Farms
 is full of stories and inspiration and features hundreds of the home decor projects KariAnne creates every week for readers. The blog was awarded the Country Living Decorating Blog of the Year, was named one of the Top 10 Decorating Blogs by Better Homes and Gardens, and was voted one of the best DIY blogs of 2015. KariAnne has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens Christmas IdeasCountry LivingFlea Market DécorCountry WomanHGTV Magazine, the Cottage Journal, the Chicago TribuneReloved, and This Old House magazine, and on popular websites including the Today show, Better Homes and GardensCountry LivingApartment TherapyGood HousekeepingMediakixBob Vila, and BuzzFeed. KariAnne has made appearances on television programs including Nashville Channel 5’s Talk of the Town and Channel 8 in Dallas.
KariAnne is also the author of five books:  So Close to Amazing (Tyndale 2017), The DIY (Decorate It Yourself) Home Planner (Harvest House 2018) and You’ve Got This Because God’s Got You (Tyndale 2018), The DIY Planner (Harvest House 2019) and But Where to I Put the Couch? (Harvest House 2019)

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