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Friends, we have some BIG news to announce today. It's my biggest and most exciting endeavor yet…a baby! Bob and I are expecting our first baby, and we couldn't be more thrilled. I've just started my 2nd trimester, and we're due October 24th. It's been so hard keeping the news in, especially as I was feeling so sick, nauseous, and exhausted during the 1st trimester and having a hard time keeping up with work and eating all of the things I love most! So, we're thrilled to be able to share the news with you now. I'll be sure to keep you posted when we find out the sex of the baby {in 6 weeks!} and other fun news along the way. And have no fear, Oh Joy won't turn into a baby blog. But considering my new circumstance, some things that are too cute not to post just may pop up from time to time!  โ€” Joy

{We have the greatest friends! Photo by Bonnie Tsang, wooden blocks handmade by Tony Tharae, and +1 idea by Kelley Lilien. Thanks so much guys!}


  1. So very happy for you Joy! After years of reading your blog, it really feels like a friend is expecting. Your little one is sure to be a stylish bundle of joy (no pun intended) with the best afternoon snacks in the country! Happy happy congrats to all three of you ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Congratulations, Joy and Bob! I thought you might be pregnant because I noticed a few baby items starting to sneek onto your Pinterest boards ; )

  3. Congratulations! And don’t worry about your blog – I’m sure if baby stuff makes it on here, it’ll be so worth it no one will mind ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Congratulations! What an exciting time for you! I can’t wait to see all of the cute things you find…please feel free to share!

  5. Congrats!! It is such a JOY :)) Great announcement photos… And even if you don’t want it, from now on a lot of baby cuteness will surround you! It’s the best thing in the world.

  6. Felicitations!! I’m so happy for you two! You guys are going to be such great (and stylish) parents! Enjoy this time special time together.

  7. So exciting! I’m due October 22, so I know exactly what you’ve been going through. You must be thrilled. Congrats!

  8. Ps: does this mean us longtime readers will finally find out that baby name you’ve kept a secret for all these years? If it’s a girl anyway…

  9. This goes a long way to explain at least some of the pastels and the thigh exploding goodies you’ve been hanging out there to tempt us. Congratulation, darling!

  10. Congrats!!! That is wonderful, amazing news!!! My best friend is due in July and it’s just such an amazing time ๐Ÿ™‚
    You’ll be an amazing mom! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. What a wonderful time to be pregnant and a designer! The world of baby design has grown so astronomically over the past 10 years and there is so much amazing stuff out there, from furniture to baby books! The world of design will open up by leaps and bounds for you and it’ll be so exciting to discover all the treasures.
    Love your blog and are so very happy for you both!

  12. Congratulations Joy and such sweet photos! October 24th is my son’s birthday! Wishing you a very mild summer to be pregnant.

  13. Congrats Joy! And Bob! And I can’t wait to see all the cute baby finds you post ~ finally some good baby style inspiration for those of us who need to pick out baby gifts for our friends who keep having them. ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. CONGRATULATIONS! Susch exciting news- I’m sure you’re new +1 will be so cute & very stylish! ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Sarah,
    OMG! you have the best memory! you really have been reading since the beginning! Ha, well if its a girl, that name is still my favorite. Well have to see if Bob agrees…Im working on it… ;P

  16. Fabulous and BIG BIG Congratulations to you and Bob, Joy! Your most exciting & rewarding years are ahead! Much blessings & rest up! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  17. Joy, what exciting news! Lots of love and congratulations to you and Bob and this very lucky babe that’s on the way!

  18. SO HAPPY FOR YOU BOTH! congratulations! Parenthood changes everything and definitely for the best. I’m a big fan of your blog, thanks for being such an inspiration!

  19. Yay! So excited for you two! Hope you haven’t been feeling too yucky. It took me forever to feel “normal” again and enjoy the pregnancy. LOVE the +1 pics!

  20. Oh, that is SO SPECIAL!!! You are in for a wonderful ride. I just had my first 5 months ago and it is the most wonderful of miracles!
    Plus, I think it would be good to see an increase of all things-baby on here. . . When I was pregnant, I wished there had been more baby related things recommended on your fabulous blog.

  21. Congrats!! So happy for you! Thanks for sharing – I so enjoy vicariously experiencing your amazing life through your blog!

  22. yay yay yay babycakes!!! can’t wait to meet the little joyette (um, new baby blog name!?) or bob, jr.
    p.s. totally heart this styling. i need to meet bonnie and mrs. lilien!!!

  23. Woohoo,That is great news. Just watched your episode of Secrets from a Stylist and you guys see like such nice people. Your husband is so funny. How exciting. Can’t wait to here more. Are you hoping for a girl or boy?

  24. Super exciting! You look great, Joy!! Enjoy your 2nd trimester- it’s a pretty fun stage of pregnancy and the anticipation just grows with time!

  25. Congratulations! So happy for you! Love the blog and always will, even with the addition of cute baby stuff!

  26. congratulations! i follow you on pinterest and noticed that you had babies on the brain ๐Ÿ˜‰ hope you have a wonderful and healthy pregnancy!

  27. Congrats!! what exciting news, I can’t wait to follow this new chapter of your life on your blog. I’m sure you’ll have amazing taste in all things baby related

  28. big congrats again Joy! Your little one’s due date is a couple days away from my Henry’s. October is a great b’day month (speaking as an October baby and mama). XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO + all the Joy in the world.

  29. Hello Joy! Congratulations! You and your hubbs are so very cute. I also want to tell you that I so admire what you do. I am currently studying graphic design and you a a major role model for me!
    Thank you and blessings on your new addition ๐Ÿ™‚

  30. oh my gosh! Joy-congrats!!! I first talked to you way back when we were getting married on the exact same day (and same year) and I just want to tell you that I just had a baby 6 months ago and it is by far the greatest adventure!! It’s so much fun and I know you will be a great mom! Congrats again!!

  31. A Rabbit baby!
    congratulations, Joy and Bob ๐Ÿ˜‰
    am expecting ours to arrive at the end of July.
    A little bit posts on cute baby stuffs won’t hurt ๐Ÿ™‚

  32. Congratulations, Joy (and Bob!!) I’m so excited for you guys!! I read about it on DESIGNLOVEFEST and Bri is right, you are glowing!! Many blessings as you embark on this great new adventure!! xoxo

  33. Congrats, Joy! That’s wonderful. And I have to say, you were so full of energy at the product line workshop, I never would have guessed you were trying not to puke. ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Looking forward to hearing and seeing how this journey unfolds for you and Bob and the little tyke.

  34. yay!! congrats!! that is so beautiful! it is such happy news, enjoy everything you can now and forever more ๐Ÿ™‚ your blog is such an inspiration to me. Found it when I was prego with my child ๐Ÿ˜‰
    eco_mama Mariah

  35. Emma,
    Ha! Thank you! I think I was working on adrenaline! Ive had to take naps before all of the workshops just to make sure I dont crash midway through..but believe me, I was out as soon as I got home ;P

  36. Thanks SO much everyone for your kind supportive words! Bob and I couldnt be more excited and were thrilled to be able to share the journey with you!

  37. Congratulations!! I kind of knew it with all the delicious foods you’ve been posting lately! I kept thinking…. hm.. that sure does seem like a baby craving! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Hooray hooray!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  38. Oh my goodness the news ‘in’ ๐Ÿ™‚ I like the pun. Congrats girl, your baby is going to be soooooooooo cute, and so crafty too! Oh how very exciting!!!

  39. Congratulations! What a lovely, fun photo! I’m expecting my second child on 11/2. I think these autumn babies are going to be a lot of fun! I’d love to know where Bob’s belt (from the photo) is from, or the manufacturer. I think it would make a great Father’s Day gift!

  40. Hey! Congrats! I’ve never wrote a comment here before, but with this news, I felt like I needed to!
    Hope the best for you and your baby and a life as beautiful and delicated as the things you show to me everyday.
    Love your work and your blog. Kisses and best wishes from Brazil!
    And sorry for the engrish… ๐Ÿ˜‰

  41. You guys are the cutest couple! I have followed you since late 2007!!! So exciting! Greetings and congratulations from Mexico!!!

  42. Congratulations to you both; that is very exciting news! ๐Ÿ™‚ Your baby’s life will be filled with joy (ha, punny!) and beautiful things.

  43. I am so excited that you might add some wee baby pics to your blog! I am due June 20th and have the hunt+gather instinct. Would love to see what you come across and are into!

  44. Joy! My friend Elizabeth from Peacock Feathers introduced me to your fabulous blog and let me know that we share a common bond in transit from Philly to LA. Well now we share a common bond in being baby mamas too. So excited for your news. Welcome to the world of the mommy blogger. You are going to be a great addition!

  45. Congratulations! I thought this might be the case when I started seeing baby things pop up in my pinterest feed! How exciting! Best wishes.

  46. Congratulations to you both! I was actually just thinking of using your wall dots project in my baby’s nursery. ๐Ÿ™‚

  47. Congrats Joy! This is such an exciting time – becoming parents, it will bless your life tremendously!
    It was nice to meet you at your product class, thanks again for a lot of great info!

  48. Joy, I am so late in the game wishing you congratulations but I can’t tell you how thrilled I am for you, Bob and your baby-to-be!!! You are already the cutest mom on the block and I hope this second trimester treats you much better. I feel like it was just yesterday I was reading you and Grace (D*S) exchanging tweets about your baby fever! Congrats again Joy, I have no doubt you and Bob will love parenthood!

  49. Congratulations!! I hope you’ll have a wonderful pregnancy! Your due date is almost the same as mine last year – I had my beautiful baby daughter on october 29th of 2010.
    Greetings from Norway ๐Ÿ™‚

  50. Wow congratulations! I too am expecting our first baby, due in August ๐Ÿ™‚ You will have lots of fun during this exciting time ๐Ÿ™‚ Enjoy!

  51. Huge congratulations to you both. You are the most stylish Mum-to-be I’ve ever seen! Great pregnancy announcement as well.

  52. INCREDIBLE! Congratulations! I read your blog with a large cup of tea (if I’m feeling my English heritage) or coffee (if I am feeling my South American heritage) and just relax in front of the screen with pretty things tickling my eyes!
    I have never commented on your blog even though it is in my top 5 but with news like this I have to say – MAHJOR CONGRATULATIONS! I wish you both the best and I hope you can start eating yummy things again

  53. Yea! What a lucky little baby to have the two of you as parents! So excited to see what you will do in the babies room :)Congratulations

  54. Congrats! I just had our first baby Christmas morning–so much fun!
    I hope that the rest of your pregnancy is wonderful!
    Unsolicited book rec: Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth.

  55. I am a little late to the congrats party but..CONGRATS to you both!! I can’t wait to see your posts on decorating the baby’s room!

  56. Congrats! Your due the same month as me. It is a thrill! Come and check out my blog if you like at (all fashion) and ( all baby chicness site)

  57. I know this was posted awhile ago but I just stumbled onto you blog. I just wanted to say congratulations, your due date is my wedding anniversary :).

  58. Hi, I came across your photos on pinterest! I love them ๐Ÿ™‚ I know its been a couple years, but by any chamce would you remember where you got those wooden blocks from? Please let me know, I recently found out I’m expecting and would love to take some announcement pictures with my 2 daughters holding the blocks.if so, email me at [email protected] ๐Ÿ™‚ thank you!


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