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Paisley & Jade Studio Tour

One of the very best parts about working at SMP is getting to surround myself with likeminded folks. Co-workers, vendors, the best of the best of the industry who are as obsessed with pretty as I am. Folks like Paisley & Jade, a brand new eclectic rental studio who have just opened their doors and are letting us in to take a pretty peek! With photos from Jessica Maida, there’s oh so much more right here.

From Jessica… Paisley and Jade, an exclusive eclectic and vintage rental company founded and owned by Morgan Montgomery and Perkins Morgan opened their brand new showroom in the fast growing Scott’s Addition of Richmond, Virginia this spring.

They share this new found space with Floral Designer Alexis Bishop of The Green Flamingo and Wedding Planner Kate Franzen of Lovebirds Events and together enjoy the makings and overflow of gorgeous peonies, hydrangea, Victorian love seats and the ever wedding staple of farm tables and rustic church pews.

Exposed white brick, piping and vintage tin tile ceilings give this eclectic business the proper setting with mock showroom area groupings changing weekly and per bridal consultation to best give their couples the perfect wedding day visionary.


An example of one such package they scoured for and created is the Sofia, “a soft & romantic look, perfect for a spring vineyard wedding, a shower welcoming a new baby girl, or a feminine bridal event.”

While based in Richmond, this duo often scours the east coast for unique embellishments for the stylish bride from small wares to large wares, tables to vintage tin signs, painted antlers and chair walls to everything in between.

This powerhouse of furniture and accent pieces will capture any bride’s personal style and theme at what they have dubbed themselves “Highpoint & Moore” (the intersecting streets of this new showroom space).

Paisley & Jade are collectors but also carpenters and stylists at heart. With their custom bar trough tables and church pews they are pros at their styling behind a wedding day as well. Finally complete any piece or set with sweet smelling Gardenias or whimsy ranunculus centerpiece from workspace partner Bishop and you have a studio right out of Pinterest heaven!

Photography: Jessica Maida Photography | Event Planner: Lovebirds Events | Catering: A Sharper Palate Catering & Events | Florals: The Green Flamingo | Rentals: Paisley & Jade | Showroom: Paisley & Jade

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20 Whimsical Nurseries

As an interior designer, one of my favourite rooms in the entire world to do is the nursery. Parents are so excited about the project. And the fact that it’s only going to be in use for a handful of years means you can be a little out there when it comes to the decor! We’ve already covered modern nurseries, traditional nurseries, and now we’re diving deep into all things whimsical. Stay tuned, because it’s about to get REAL cute up in here!

20 Whimsical Nurseries
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DIY Marbled Glasses

These textured marble glasses are sure to be a hit for your next party or backyard BBQ! Not to mention, these hand made, one-of-a kind beauties have that perfect pop of color for summer! You just can’t go wrong with this DIY – every design will look perfectly unique, the way it’s suppose to!

Materials Glassware
Water Resistant Modeling Paste
Acrylic Paint
Paint Brush
Crystal Clear Acrylic Spray

step-1Gather your supplies

step-2Place your water resistant modeling paste in a container

step-3Add your acrylic paint – depending on the color you would like, add more or less

step-4 With your paint brush, stir your paint to create a swirl pattern

step-5Using one hand, hold the glass firmly. Paint your glass with fingers or brush and create your fun pattern

step-6Repeat with all glasses. Let dry completely and spray with clear acrylic. Hand wash only.

Photography: Hello Lidy! | DIY: Hello Lidy!

Lidy Dipert

DIY, Lifestyle