About the author

Hi! I'm Micheile, I'm a blogger, content maker, graphic design enthusiast, and font hoarder. I moved 22 years ago to The Netherlands with my daughter, and now live in the city of Enschede, with my boyfriend. I formerly blogged on Vintage Rose Brocante.

A New Website Design For EDBM. Meet Seaside

I’m thrilled to be able to introduce you to the latest website design available here on EDBM, my wedding resources blog. Meet Seaside, an elegant and sophisticated website design. It’s one of three designs available through me. I’m sooooo pleased with the results! Though all of the basic information you might want to share with your guests is on the […]


Happy New Year! A new year, a new blog theme and some changes to the structure and direction of A Creative Mess. Also, the Christmas Tree is already out of the house! I never leave it for long, but this year the desire to toss it out arose only days after celebrating Christmas. It’s possibly […]

How to set up your MailChimp Form Using Genesis eNews Extended

Here is a how to video and instructions for adding your MailChimp newsletter subscribe list using Genesis eNews Extended. In order to begin building a list of subscribers for your newsletter list, we first have to begin collecting emails. There are many list building companies out there, but I recommend MailChimp and Convert Kit depending on the level you’re at […]


JUMPSTART YOUR CREATIVITY USING STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY! FREE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY THAT DOESN’T SUCK. HERE YOU’LL FIND MY FIVE FAVORITE SITES FOR FINDING STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY. I’m a photography enthusiast, which will say I love taking photographs, and have even had my photographs published. However, I’m no pro, like my daughter, Cierra. Sometimes us bloggers and business owners […]

The Heart Wood Home Color Palette from Flexa

Flexa ‘The Heart Wood Home’

FLEXA COLOR OF THE YEAR 2018 IS HEART WOOD AKA #DuluxCF18 this is one of the color palettes that incorporate and compliment ‘heart wood’ THE HEART WOOD HOME Autumn is arriving and that means home + design expos! Not only that, but the shops here in The Netherlands start promoting the newest trends and goodies for […]