ABC's of Traci - Traci Zeller Designs

Today, I'm kicking off my first series featuring the lovely Traci Zeller.  I cannot even tell you how much I adore her!  She happens to be a talented designer and one of the nicest bloggers around.  I feel fortunate to have had the chance to connect with her on the phone and I'm telling you, she has the most charming Southern accent!  I cannot wait to meet her in person one day soon!


Age:  Thirty-something
Best vacation:  Paris


Chore you hate:  Ironing
Dogs or Cats:  Dogs. I love my little Maltese, Coco

{Coco as a puppy, 2005}

Essential start of your day:  large Coke ... from the fountain
Favorite flower:  I can't choose just one. Peonies, hydrangeas, roses, tulips and calla lilies


Greatest film:  Hmmmm ... anything Audrey Hepburn


Height:  With or without heels? 5'3" if you insist
Instruments {you play or have played}:  Piano, but only briefly as a child
Job you'd love to have:  Magazine editor
Kids:  Henry and Charlie (five year-old twin boys), Coco (six year-old spoiled dog)

{Henry and Charlie blowing out the candles at their 5th birthday party}


Live:  Charlotte, North Carolina

{With Charlie at a Carolina Panthers game}

Mom's name:  Ellie
Nickname:  Mommy
Overnight hospital stays:  Only for my c-section
Pet peeve:  Crooked picture frames
Quote:  Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.
Right or left handed:  Leftie
Siblings:  Terra, Rachel and Tiffany
Time you wake up:  Whenever my twinnies pull me out of bed
University attended:  University of Richmond (undergrad) and University of Virginia (graduate)
Vegetables you dislike:  Brussel sprouts
What makes you run late:  Trying to do too much in the little time I have. Oh, and my children
X-rays:  A few. I was a gymnast ...
Yummy food you make:  Take-out
Zoo animal:  Panda bear. I was obsessed as a child

Thank you so much Traci for sharing a little more about you with us!  I love that we both have our tiny Maltese babies!  Be sure to visit Traci's blog which is overflowing with style and design inspiration.  I promise, you will be hooked in no time!

If you missed my post on my own ABC's, you can read it here.