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MY FIRST SOLO SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT!

Big thanks to all of you who came out to my event at FLOR Atlanta last Thursday! 
Truth be told, this was my first solo speaking event (no panel, no group, no nothin’) and I was a bit nervous beforehand, so it was great to look out and see a mixed group of both old AND new faces. 

I spent my time in the spotlight talking about my path to design and how I use patterns in my interior design work. For me “pattern” extends beyond just fabric prints to textures & shapes, especially in my use of vintage furniture. I love (and specifically look for) pieces with great lines and detailing and love to see how these interesting shapes play into my design details. I also created a few design boards with fabric memos to give the audience an idea of how I pair fabrics and how FLOR rugs would work with each scheme….

Special thanks to the FLOR Atlanta & corporate team (Jennifer, Kimberly, Kathleen, Georgette) for coordinating such a fun event–I had a blast and am truly honored that you chose me to be your Atlanta designer!

11 Comments on MY FIRST SOLO SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT!

  1. Mr. Goodwill Hunting
    September 5, 2012 at 6:59 am (5 years ago)

    Dayka! Sending ova the letter to put you on the women’s day progrum. Booking you in advancez…lol.

    I know it was smashing!

    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

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  2. pve design
    September 5, 2012 at 8:00 am (5 years ago)

    Funny, you do not look one bit nervous at all!
    congrats to you and to many more speaking engagements.
    pve

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  3. Holly
    September 5, 2012 at 8:17 am (5 years ago)

    Congrats to you Dayka on such a great event – I bet you rocked it. And lookin’ good my friend – I love those pants. You certainly know how to mix patterns well so FLOR was spot on with their speaker selection.

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  4. Amanda
    September 5, 2012 at 9:24 am (5 years ago)

    Congrats girl! Im sure you were amazing. And I wanna see more of that design board you have up there-loving those fabrics!!

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  5. Tiffany
    September 5, 2012 at 9:31 am (5 years ago)

    Very exciting!!!

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  6. LiveLaughDecorate
    September 5, 2012 at 9:43 am (5 years ago)

    Yay! Congrats on the Flor gig lady. What a great fit. Sure you were an amazing speaker as well. Major, major kudos.

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  7. Cris Angsten
    September 5, 2012 at 3:57 pm (5 years ago)

    Those pants are fabulous! And I second the motion to see more of that design board – and any others you presented for FLOR! Congrats!!!
    Cris

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  8. charmaine
    September 5, 2012 at 8:16 pm (5 years ago)

    Congrats Dayka![

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  9. Bernadette @B3HD
    September 9, 2012 at 12:51 pm (5 years ago)

    Congrats! I’m CERTAIN you rocked it. LOVE those earrings girl!

    B

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  10. Niki McNeill
    September 9, 2012 at 1:03 pm (5 years ago)

    I hope I did a good job on photo duty!! You were great 🙂

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  11. Dayka
    September 11, 2012 at 10:26 pm (5 years ago)

    Niki I forgot to mention you in my post but you were a FABULOUS photographer…wouldn’t have many photos if it wasn’t for you! Thank you, thank you Niki McNeil!

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