a dream come true . . .

As the season changes from summer to fall, I’m excited to announce my own transition into something new. It’s been a longtime coming and I knew in my heart that one day I would finally break into the interior design world. Today, I’m excited to announce that I’ll begin working as a Marketing/Design Assistant for Kendall Wilkinson Design!! I’m overjoyed with excitement – it’s the direction I’ve been wanting to take my career in for a long time. With the help of my design mentor – who is like my fairy godfather – we made it happen. I will forever be grateful to him for the lessons he has taught me, and I look forward to the new lessons he will teach me throughout my career. Hopefully someday I’ll be able to pay it forward to someone else.

While this is an exciting time, I’m sad to say goodbye to the team I have worked with for the past three and a half years. I’ve been given some amazing opportunities at Real Girls Network and it will always have a special place in my heart. The relationships I’ve developed, the lessons I have learned, and the projects I have worked on all exceeded my expectations more than I could have ever imagined when I started at RGN right out of college. It was an honor to work with everyone there, along with the new Meredith Corporation team that we joined a year ago.

Cheers to taking a leap and jumping into new endeavors! It’s not every day that you get to follow your dreams. It’s going to be quite a ride my dears (and don’t worry, the blog isn’t going anywhere)!

xx, Caitlin

Photo: In Fiore

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28 Comments

  1. Will @ Bright.Bazaar

    How super duper exciting! Congratulations, Caitlin and go you for following your dream career. Good luck with the new position! xx

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  2. Creategirl

    YAY for taking the leap! I have always been impressed with Kendall's portfolio, truly beautiful work! You will fit right in there. Congrats, you deserve all the great opportunities that are coming your way!

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  3. victoria | vmac+cheese

    Congratulations, Caitlin!! Very exciting indeed. Have a glassy of bubbly tonight and celebrate!

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  4. Karlita

    Congratulations Caitlin! I would dream to have a work like that! you deserve it! cheers!! oh and I loved the quote!

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  5. Laney Crowell

    WOW!!! Congratultions!!

    xo
    Laney

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  6. Alaina @ Live Creating Yourself

    Congratulations, Ms. Caitlin! Cannot wait to see what else the future holds for you. How exciting!

    Alaina

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  7. navyblueshoe

    Congratulations on the new chapter, and what a great one it is! So happy for you. Glad that your blog is staying.

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  8. Krista

    This is wonderful – congrats on all of your hard work that it took to get you here and your new opportunity! <3

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  9. Simply Mel {Reverie}

    Caitlin ~

    I'm overjoyed for you! Never did I doubt you would make your design dream a reality…congratulations!

    Obviously, there are others out there who will soon see the gem they should have snagged {wink wink}!

    Bisous,
    Melissa

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  10. Savvy in San Francisco

    Congratulations Caitlin! What an exciting next step! So happy for you to be pursuing what you are so passionate about! See you Monday to CHEERS you in person!

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  11. Kim

    major congratulations caitlin! i'm so happy for you and can't wait to see what the future holds…xxx

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  12. sarahelizabeth

    Congratulations! This sounds like it's going to be an amazing growth opportunity for you. Wishing you the best of luck and cannot wait to read about your adventures!

    -Sarah
    http://cursive-script.blogspot.com

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  13. Daniella

    Congratulations Caitlin! How very exciting!

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  14. Valerie Wills Interiors

    Congratulations – you will be fabulous – Kendall is lucky to have you.

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  15. Adelle (the Fashionista Lab)

    Congratulations Caitlin, you deserve this!

    xo
    Adelle

    http://fashionistalab.com

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  16. simone leblanc

    Congrats on your new journey, Caitlin! You are going to do amazing, I can't wait to watch it all unfold!

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  17. Caitlin

    Thank you all for the unconditional support! Means the world to me to have you all rooting for me. It's a dream job that I've always imagined getting – can't believe it's actually happening!

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  18. Arianna Belle {Organized Interiors}

    Congratulations Caitlin! You're going to do amazing! So exciting!!!

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  19. Logan

    Aw, Caitlin, YAY! I know you have wanted this for a long time and am thrilled for you.

    Cheers to taking the leap!

    XO

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  20. travelkate

    Congrats on the new endeavor! Sounds great!!

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  21. Daily Cup of Couture

    congrats!! how very exciting!! … and even better than you get to walk to work right down the street! so happy for you!

    xx

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  22. Sarah Klassen

    Hello Caitlin,

    Hope you had a fabulous weekend! I can only imagine how excited you are for this new adventure—seems perfect to me :) You deserve it—you are talented and lovely…

    xx, Sarah

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  23. Anonymous

    So very happy for you Caitlin!!! Aunt Lynne

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  24. Michaela

    Caitlin! I'm thrilled for you! You're amazing (: What a dream job!

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  25. Natasha

    Congratulations!! What a perfect pairing… Can't wait to hear more about it.

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  26. Jessica Comingore

    Congrats lovely, much to be proud of! Sending a virtual cheers your way! x

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  27. Barbie // Birds of a Lovely Feather

    Exciting! Congrats! Enjoy the ride

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  28. Helena - A Diary of Lovely

    How did I miss this Caitlin!? Very exciting, so glad for you and very very happy the first week has been as expected. Best of luck!! xo

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