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Giving Thanks: Garrison Hullinger Interior Designers Share What They're Thankful For This Year

Garrison Hullinger Gives Thanks

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I'm so very thankful for my partner, someone who understands me and supports me in my endeavors. I'm also so very thankful for my best friend, Constance...we still laugh and giggle about the craziest things and she listens to me when I have had a long day and always cheers me on and gives me such great support. I'm very thankful to have a brother in my life that cares for me and doesn't mind my crazy antics. And a huge part of my life is my business, I'm so very thankful to the clients that let us express such beauty in their homes and we couldn't do it without all the wonderful support of our suppliers, vendors and amazing contractors. Life is pretty good and I'm doing something I love with a bunch of talented people that inspire me every day.


Alison Van Delden Gives Thanks

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Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, I mean, delicious food, family AND wine, what's a better combo than that? Its also a very special holiday because we try to bring as many different layers & branches of our families together, well at least as many that can fit into one house. This year, I'm especially thankful for my fiance, Blake Fedderson, and our upcoming wedding (& planning), its a big year for us! Also, I'm very thankful we were blessed with a new little niece Evelyn in October, can't wait to see her start growing. Last but not least, I'm thankful for fall and the color palette it brings, from muted mauves to burnt oranges, this season is by far my favorite and closest to my design heart. Happy Turkey Day!

Nicole Copko Gives Thanks

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I'm a huge fan of Thanksgiving, in fact, it is my absolute favorite holiday (besides Christmas of course). I love that Thanksgiving causes us to reflect on all the many blessings in our lives, and that when we gather on Thanksgiving Day, we not only consume one of the best meals of the year, but we're able to reflect on what we're thankful for together. As Thanksgiving approaches us again this year, here are a few things I'm incredibly thankful for. My faith, incredible family and friends, a warm house and food to eat, my education and last but certainly not least, for the amazing career experiences I've been so blessed to have. Happy Thanksgiving!

Daniel McCulloch Gives Thanks

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Over the years my idea of what I have been thankful for has changed. I used to be thankful for things like my toys, recess, or snack time. But now, as I pack away the years, I have found myself more than thankful for simpler things. Such as time spent with my family, the opportunity to travel, having a best-friend to travel with, and above all else...employment. Ok, I'm still thankful for snack time.

Collin Kayser Gives Thanks

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I try to give thanks and appreciation throughout the year--thank you for your help, thank you for your kindness, thank you for being there. But it is Thanksgiving that really forces us to realize the blessings that we have in our life and verbalize what we are most appreciative of. I am thankful for my family, the peace I receive while on the family farm, my friends, my pups, and most importantly the big hugs my niece gives me when I visit home.

Chanel Tomko Gives Thanks

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Growing up I would move bedrooms often, just for the fun of re-decorating. For this I have my mom to thank, as she would promote all kinds of creative DIY design ideas. I am thankful for my mom's support and inspiration leading me to be a designer today. I am also thankful for my amazing nieces, Beatrice and Lula, for their positive energy and vast imaginations. Lastly, I am thankful for my dog, Kelly, for keeping it real.