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homewardfounder Debi Ward Kennedy 
is the creator of decor projects published in:

Press Mentions | Published Work
print media + online media

I was named an expert in a Rent. article.
Check out the featured article:

and my original post


my original salvaged galvanized bucket fountain 
published in Country Sampler's Farmhouse Style Magazine

my Original Sweet Sweater Pumpkins included in

Summer old window decor .  Spring Porch Decor

Fall 2016

My Vintage White Thanksgiving tablescape is included in this seasonal collection of 
'100 Inspiring Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas' on TinyPrints.com

View my original post with tons of pretty & easy tabletop ideas
View the entire Tiny Prints blog post

Fall 2014

images by Janet Coon of Shabbyfufu.com
Shabbyfufu blog post September, 2014
includes my Original Sweet Sweater Pumpkins

Winter 2014

Creating Vintage Charm Magazine . January / February 2014
Fabric Hearts Tutorial
Photos and Text by Deb Kennedy
Tutorial hosted on HOMEWARDfoundDecor.com

Fall 2013

SheKnows.Ca Online Magazine . October, 2013
'5 Creative Ways to Decorate with Pumpkins' Seasonal Content
Photos and Text by Deb Kennedy . Story by Jessica Padykula


Romantic Homes Magazine . November 2013
Sweet Sweater Pumpkins product inclusion in 'We Love: TaDa' column 
Content by Beth Livesay . Photos by Susan Frick


Better Homes & Gardens Special Publication
Halloween Tricks & Treats Magazine . Fall, 2013
inclusion in seasonal home decor feature

photographs by Lulu Tapp of DustyLu Photography


Creating Vintage Charm Magazine . September, 2013

'Subtle Autumn' Seasonal Content
Photos and Text by Deb Kennedy


September, 2013
My Original Glass Globe Pumpkins

Included in Eclectically Vintage blog post
'10 Wildly Clever Pumpkin Crafts'


September, 2013
Third Place Winner
 Rosanna Inc. 7th Annual Tablescape Contest

Rosanna Bowles Table Talk Blog


September, 2013
Featured on HOMEtalk's Blogtalk facebook group


Summer 2013

Broadway+Thresher Magazine July/August 2013
Editorial Content

'To Plant A City'
Award-winning independent filmmaker Tyler Faires

documents the growing Locavore food movement in Northern California.


Spring 2013

  Creating Vintage Charm May 2013
'Embellished Umbrellas' and 
'Creative Dreams: Sharon Hughes and Launch Your Creativity'
content & images by Deb Kennedy for HOMEWARDfound


Creating Vintage Charm Magazine Early Spring 2013
Garden Floral Inspiration Photos

Winter 2013

  Romantic Homes Magazine February 2013
'Blogs That Make You SWOON'
images by Deb Kennedy for HOMEWARDfound


 Creating Vintage Charm Magazine Winter 2013
 Vintage Paper Swedish Hearts Tutorial & Photos

Holiday 2012

Creating Vintage Charm Magazine Holiday 2012

photos + gift wrapping inspiration

0 Fall 2012

partnered with BHG Design Blogger Michael Wurm Jr of InspiredbyCharm.com
to create a limited-edition 'curated crate' of home decor product for LostCrates.com
crate contained a custom mix of my Original Sweet Sweater Pumpkins


Creating Vintage Charm Magazine Fall 2012
photos + vintage paper leaf tutorial


o Summer 2012

 Where Women Create Summer 2012
Story on Remnants of the Past Antique Show . Photos by Jenny Malott  
Right Page: my booth & products for RetreatStyle
at Remnants of the Past Antique Show in October 2010

Right Page, lower left corner: detail of RetreatStyle booth display

Right Page: Baby Grand Piano Bar,
created with my late husband Bob Kennedy for our business, 'Retreat', in 2009

the piano bar:

 * exterior covered with vintage player piano & sheet music
* interior re-purposed as a wine storage unit, liquor bottle & glass storage, 
and keyboard replaced with a pull-out mirrored tray for serving.

 Fall 2011

FOLK Magazine Premiere Issue Fall 2011
  Photo of my booth design & products for RetreatStyle
at BarnHouse Vintage Marketplace in July 2011
Published Photo by Kimberly Taylor Images
[photo below is mine, but similar to hers]

Published in Vintage Indie Magazine Online
 My Office / Craft Room Design . Photos + article by Deb Kennedy

 I Am Dreaming Vintage Blog
Photos by Elise Liptack . Article by Deb Kennedy

Winter 2010

Somerset Life Magazine Winter 2010
Photo of my design of the RetreatStyle 'Taj Ma Tent' 
at the BarnHouse Vintage Marketplace in July 2009
Photo by Robin Laws
Additional Photo by Robin Laws below

Spring 2010
& Fall 2009

PORCH Magazine Spring 2010 and Fall 2009
2010:  Images by Deb Kennedy for RetreatStyle

2009: Images of RetreatStyle by Kimberly Taylor for the Funky Junk Sisters Show


See my published work for the retail industry here

Deb's contributions to
FOLK Magazine
2011 - 2012

* Please click HERE to read very important information 
about my involvement with FOLK Magazine 
from September 2011 to September 2012 *
My 'Sweet ReTreats' seasonal home decor column
appeared in every issue during the first year
all images + content by Deb Kennedy

Issue I . Fall 2011
Sweet Sweater Pumpkins
[thank you 'going a little coastal' blog for the photo!]
also appears in the digital version of FOLK Issue I
with bonus content
[This is my own original product design, and first appeared on my own personal blog in 2007]

Issue II . Holiday 2011
 Wrappin' It Up

Issue II editorial content
Telling Your Own Story with Holiday Decorating

Issue III . Winter 2012
Found Object Souvenirs

Issue IV . Spring 2012 
 Garden Fresh!

Issue V . Summer 2012 
Front Porch Party

Issue VI . High Summer 2012 
Mid-Century Memories 

photographs of Tupperware products taken by Deb Kennedy 
in Leslie Anne Roberts 'Kitchen Kats' booth at Heirloomology Show, Anaheim, CA

photographs of craft & art items provided by artisans
LianaKabel.com, www.etsy.com/shop/IMOTIME, and www.etsy.com/people/BootsNGus
vintage graphics from TupperDiva.com 


all images + content by Deb Kennedy unless otherwise credited

FOLK Magazine Spring 2012
editorial content
Shopping: Vintage & Antique Shows

FOLK Magazine Summer 2012
editorial content
Anne Lorys of Fiona & Twig: A Life in Focus

photography by Anne Lorys and Thomas Adams

FOLK Magazine Fall 2012
 editorial content
Artisan Spotlight: Janet Sears of ReStitched USA
article + photos by Deb Kennedy

FOLK Magazine Holiday 2012
editorial content
Down Home Country Antiques in Orange, California
Photos by Deb Kennedy and Down Home Country Antiques

Contributor of Home & Holiday Decor to HGTV Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Season Two, Dore Family project . Kingston, Washington
click to watch the episode!