Category Archives: Kitchen

YOU FOUND $100 – WHAT’S YOUR SPLURGE?!?

Happy Thursday PARISH Friends!

I hope everyone is having a great week so far!! Martha Ann, Rebecca, and  I have been holding down the fort at PARISH and AGID while Ashley and Jessica are finishing up their trip in Europe! They are currently in Wiltshire shopping around and we can only assume they are finding some fabulous treasures for both the shop and for some clients!! We hope that everyone is following along on Instagram and Facebook! You will not be disappointed that’s for sure!!

Today, we thought it would be fun to share how we would indulge our design obsessions at PARISH if we suddenly found a little extra cash…$100!!

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I would definitely buy art or design books! I  absolutely LOVE to collect books and I am a firm believer in that you can never own too many of them! They are the perfect addition to any coffee table, book shelf, night stand, etc… A few that have my eye right now….

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{all available at PARISH}

Martha Ann

I would have to buy these fabulous Willow Wrapped Canisters for my kitchen! My husband and I have just moved back to Montgomery and are in the midst of unpacking and getting settled… these would be the perfect the addition to our kitchen to hold my various cooking ingredients!! Cooking is my absolute favorite hobby.. so naturally I would choose something for the kitchen! :)

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Rebecca

I would choose a potted Preserved Boxwood because plants give life to any room and you always need a little green!! These are the best because there is no upkeep… and for those who don’t have a green thumb.. look no further!!

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We hope yall enjoyed what we would splurge on if given the chance… now if I could only have a money tree in the back yard!!!!

If you didn’t get a chance to check out our last post…. don’t forget to mark those calendars on July 24th for our trunk show featuring Vintage Green Jewelry and Amanda Roberson Art!!

Until next time!

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color me happy… (a work in progress!)

Happy Thursday PARISH fans!

It’s no secret that over the past few months, we have been busy little ladies!! We have truly been blessed with oodles of fun clients that make our jobs feel less like work and more like fabulous adventures! We truly love what we do! Today, we want to share some highlights from a “work in progress” that we can’t stop daydreaming about! Install day is just around the corner and we are thrilled!

This client (and friend) is one of our favorites!! She and her family (including 3 little boys) are all about playing and relaxing in their home and enjoying each other’s company. We wanted her space to be fresh, fun, and very livable…. and COLORFUL! This new home is filled with natural elements and textures including pecky cypress, stone fireplaces, exposed brick, and lots of dark hardwoods. Ashley has a special knack for knowing where to soften the space and where to really embrace the heavy finishes in order to make an impact.

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These are just a few of our selections for the Living Room! We wanted this space to feel very “easy.” As with every job, our main goal is to make the client happy and feel comfortable! By using slipcovers, minimal pops of color, and timeless patterns including ticking stripes (our favorite!), the space feels sophisticated and comfy. Three (yes three!) sofas and two swivel gliders will soften the room and serve as lots of seating for this sweet growing family!

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For a family with three boys under the age of 5, a fabulous playroom is a MUST! Who knew carpet tile could be so much fun!?! Long gone are the days of scary, dirty playroom floors… These tiles can be removed and replaced if they get a little too much love! We have a fun white (sunbrella) window seat cushion in the works that will have funky lime piping and will be topped with oodles of funky pillows!! We have no doubts that this space will be a hit with all of those sweet boys!!

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These are a few of our selections for the kitchen! We loved the idea of a table top that could handle all of the spilled drinks, sippy cups, and daily activities that come with children… and ZINC was the answer! We paired this fun oval zinc table with french leather chairs in a fab persimmon color! The juxtaposition between the straight, stiff lines of the table with the curves of the french chairs is to die for… and the egg branch chandelier is the cherry on top! We cant wait to show you this finished kitchen!!

 

We hope you all found some inspiration for your next project! Have a great week and stay tuned for another job-in-progress teaser next week!

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PARISH PICKS

Hi Everyone!!

It is such a nasty and dreary day here in Montgomery that I thought I would brighten up your day with our weekly series, “PARISH PICKS”! This week we want to spotlight all of the many uses of a tray. We have tons of trays in PARISH right now that are all shapes, sizes, colors, etc and that can be used in so many ways!

In my opinion, using a tray on a bar cart or on your wet bar is such a easy way to add a feminine touch to such a “masculine” area! You could use it to hold and organize your liquor bottles or even to display all the beautiful glassware that you have!

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Trays are also super fun to display in the bathroom. I have a tray in my bathroom that I use to hold my perfume, my jewelry, a candle, and some other bathroom necessities… It is also a great way to free up some cabinet space and to include some fresh flowers!! I love both of these examples!

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Similar to the bathroom, you can use trays on a vanity or a dresser in your bedroom… to display much of the same objects… jewelry, make up, candles, personal trinkets that are special to you…

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Trays also serve as a great organizational tool especially in a room like your kitchen.  A neat idea is to make a “coffee nook” in your kitchen. I actually don’t drink coffee, but my husband loves it! It would be so nice if he had a little area designated just for his coffee and all things that he needs to go with it!! And you could also use a tray in a kitchen to hold cooking utensils, flowers, note pads for to-do lists, etc…

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The most obvious place for a tray is the coffee table! The options are endless… you can use it for anything and everything! Some of my favorites are to hold magazines, books, candles, fresh flowers, your remote controls, coasters for when you have friends over, any special trinket that you want displayed… I am telling you the options are endless!!

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 I could keep going on and on about all the ways to use trays in addition to the ones listed above, but I don’t want to overload you today!! We have so many awesome trays in the store right now that would be perfect for any of the uses I described! Check some of them out below!

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We have lots more to chose from at the store as well.. so come by and see us!! Hope you all are staying as dry as possible!

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