Team

Meet Our Founders & Contributors
Christine Chappell
Founder
Christine is the the author of Clean Home, Messy Heart: Promises of Renewal, Hope, and Change for Overwhelmed Moms and a contributing writer for DesiringGod.org and ThriveMoms.com. Her writing and speaking ministry revolves around bringing compassionate, heart-changing gospel truths to dark emotional hurts and painful mental health issues. You can find her writing at faithfulsparrow.com. Christine currently resides in South Carolina with her husband and three children.
Bobbie Schae
Co-Founder
Bobbie is a blogger, writer, and social media encourager. Bobbie is the founder of Build A Sister Up, a group of women writers committed to building authentic community and being an encouragement to one another. Her heartbeat is to connect women to Jesus and to one another. You can find out more about Bobbie and her ministries by visiting bobbieschae.com. Bobbie is married to her high school sweetheart and is the mama to two handsome young men. She and her family live in Missouri.
Laura Fleetwood
Co-Founder
Laura is the creator of SeekingTheStill.com, where she helps women & girls find freedom from stress and anxiety. If you look like you have it all together, but feel like you’re falling apart, then Laura is waiting for you! She’s a Midwest gal. Wife, mom of two girls, and sister of sisters. Her career crisscrosses from climbing the corporate ladder and traveling the world to being a stay-at-home mom, college instructor, and now a published author, speaker, and communications director for a large church & school in the St. Louis area.
Christine, Bobbie, and Laura are available for booking at women's events, virtual or live.
Email team@thatupcycledlife.com for details.
Heidi Marsh
Chief DIY Content Curator
Heidi lives in Mukilteo, WA with her husband John, son Caleb, and big Bernese Mountain Dog, Boomer. With 15+ years doing creative work in the corporate world, Heidi brings hers creativity, business acumen and passion for people to the world of interior design, creating meaingful and beautiful spaces for everyday people. Heidi leads our DIY content team by presenting FB Live demos & tutorials for our audience. Learn more about Heidi at ReviveHeartAndHome.com.
Megan Strombel
DIY Content Curator
Megan lives in Colorado with her husband and dog, working as an award-winning Interior Designer during the week, and  devoted weekend warrior come Saturday. Her creativity and professional training keeps her new home in a constant state of improvement, as she seeks to create personalized and welcoming decor through the process of upcycled & DIY design. Be sure to follow Megan's featured monthly blog TUL Top Ten
Amanda Taylor
DIY Content Curator
Amanda is an art teacher by day and by night a writer, foster care advocate and avid DIYer, sharing her passion for helping the hurting and the lost in her writing, artwork and relationships. She shares her home in Georgia with her husband, daughters, foster children and a menagerie of animals. You can find her sharing real life and real struggles on her website A Joyous Mess. Amanda currently manages the TUL Pinterest boards.
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