Office-cial

YOU GUYS!!!!! I just made what feels like one of the largest decisions in my professional career!! I signed a lease on a new design studio and retail space!!! GAAAAHH just typing this makes me feel giddy and scared and a bit proud all rolled into one giant hot emotional mess. I keep telling Bridgid and Amy (my assistants) that I feel like we are “big girls now”. I have no clue at all how this will go but I feel very official and very happy that I will no longer be working from my cavernous home office and trusting that we are taking a giant step in the right direction.

So what does this all mean??? Well I am not 100% sure, but I do know we will have the space set up as half design studio, and half Shoppe. We will set up a couple vignettes in the front of the space and have a place to showcase all of our products. We are in the works developing more products and our own private labeled goods so once those arrive we will house them here as well as online.

Because the design studio will be at the back, my clients can come visit and my employees will have access to all of our samples and working materials all in one organized location. Not that we don’t have that access now, it’s just all spread over my house, which is chaotic to say the least. Anyways, Its legit and we are all grown up over here. I can’t wait to show you the afters…but for now here are some BEFORE’S!!

Use your imagination, or trust that I will use mine as best I can to make this space awesome.

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OK so the charm factor is totally there, right??

Well anyways, its ours and it’s happening so wish me LUCK!!!

 

45 thoughts on “Office-cial

  1. CONGRATS! As written before in the comments section, love following your blog. You are so talented. All much deserved. Not luck, all talent!! Congrats again!!

  2. Hi Amber,
    My best wishes for you on your new place…I only wish i could visit, howevers im a looooong way away in lil old Ireland. Your great sista – well done x

  3. SHUT UP!! YAY! Huge congratulations, this has been a long-time coming and is clearly a natural progression for you….such a huge deal, so exciting! You’re going to be beyond successful, can’t wait to follow along!! xo

  4. As an avid daily reader I’ve come to really enjoy your blog everyday. You’re voice is so original and genuine. And even though we have never met and probably never will the connection created through reading this blog gives me a bit of Joy each morning.

    Truly happy for you Amber. You Go Girl!

    Congrats!
    Your Friendly NYC Reader.

  5. Amber, I have followed you for years and years!! I am such a fan! Congrats to you! So excited for your big step up! Best of luck and can’t wait to see whats to come!

  6. HUGE congrats! Sooo Exciting!!! I can’t wait to see more! Hope your making a space for a store too!
    LOVE the back with all the greenery and the stairs, very cool setting! Love you, “Big Girl”!!!

  7. The space is so inspiring, I am sure it will make you even more fabulous! I can’t wait to see what you do with it. Big fan! Wish I was working with you!

  8. Yayayayay!!! You may have to be the reason that i make my first trip to SoCal. So excited to see what you do with that space – so much potential!
    Hooray for dreams coming true!!

  9. AMAZING! So excited for you!!! And selfishly, I’m so happy I live in LA, I can’t wait to see where it is and visit! I’ve long admired your honesty and perseverance, you have so much talent, I love your style and voice.Getting to share in your big wins, even as just a blog reader is extra special. That exterior stair is incredible too.

  10. That is so exciting! Thanks for letting me
    Join you on this exciting journey! I love your
    Blog your talent you are so real and soo cool!!

    Alysa

  11. AHH-some!! What fun it has been to follow along in your adventures so far! You are going places lady, like straight to the T-O-P!
    Your success as a working mom, wife and entrepreneur is inspiring and exciting. Sending lots of good vibes and well wishes as you tackle this new space. I know it will be super :)

  12. No way! I’m so excited for you! I love seeing all your hard work pay off as your business continues to grow. Can’t wait to see what you do with the space!

    -Kim

  13. HUGE congratulations! can’t wait to watch you transform that fabulous space. if the sunshine wasn’t enough, now there’s another great reason to head down to southern california for a visit! y’all are so talented. the storefront color reminds me of some of the seaside apartments in italy. super charming. cheers!

  14. I know that cute little complex! So great! And since I visit one of the other tenants regularly that means I can stop by for some shoppe-ing as well! I know my AI pillows need more AI friends on our home. Congrats!

  15. This is so great! I’m just imagining what the whole space will be once you design it. So good. I’ve already wanted to work for you and now the idea of meetings and concepting on the back patio is too much. Congratulations on the step and the space!

  16. I’m so excited for you, I have just love watching you grow over the years.
    That is a massive big girl move! and you are gonna do just fine-never ever doubt that… just keep looking forward girl! You are talent.

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