Art By Design Public Opening

Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Propcellar showroom will open to the general public for one day only, attracting a diverse crowd of all ages eager to explore the designer’s creations.

Demonstrations and presentations around art and design will be scheduled throughout the day.

Tickets on sale at the door

Tickets are $20 and will be forsale at the event. 

Demonstrations and Presentations

We are pleased to announce our partners for Saturday's public opening.

  • 11am | Andrea Fenise, Lifestyle and Design Consultant    “Turn Your Room Into a Wardrobe” tour and talk
  • 11:45am | Macy Otten, Cambria USA   "The Beauty and Value of Cambria Quartz"
  • 1pm | David Lusk, Owner, David Lusk Gallery    “Living With Art” tour and talk
  • 2pm | Brandon Pugh, Delta Sol Farm    “Designing with Locally Grown Flowers”
  • 3pm | Stephanie Jones, Owner, Me & Mrs. Jones    “De-Mystification of High-End Custom Finishes”

Relax and mingle in the Cambria Lounge throughout the day, where you'll get to experience their celebrated quartz furnishings and designs.

11am - 3pm  | Join us at our Lunchbox Counter where Chef Dave of Interim Restaurant will have lunch for sale.

11am | “Turn Your Room Into a Wardrobe” tour and talk

Andrea Fenise, Lifestyle and Design Consultant  

Fashion and personal style should always be a direct reflection and outward visual expression of who you are. The philosophy of style whether you speak to the eclectic woman, celebrity stylist, or GQ man in a boardroom will probably the same—It should tell a story. Most of the time that story line will be the same, the source of inspiration. Inspiration is everywhere! If you keep your eyes open, it’s on murals of historic buildings, it’s the natural gradient in ocean waves on vacation, and also interiors of boutique hotels and interiors.

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3pm : “De-Mystification of High-End Custom Finishes”

Stephanie Jones (Owner, me & mrs. jones)

Curious about elevating your surfaces with paint and metallics? Join us for a discussion and de-mystification of high-end custom finishes using earth-friendly products such as milk paint and Chalk Paint®, and fabulous touches like gold leaf. We’ll put a custom-finished IKEA piece alongside a bespoke demilune from New Orleans, and demonstrate the wide range of possibilities for making your furniture super-chic and uniquely your own. (Mrs. Jones believes that fine design is within reach for everyone!)

Stephanie Jones is a painted finish artisan and unrepentant stenciler who owns DIY boutiques in midtown and Germantown. She has trained extensively with the best in the business has worked with top designers in the region on custom projects over the past 20 years, transforming clients' walls, ceilings, floors, cabinets, furniture and fixtures. Mrs. Jones's work has been featured in print and online media locally, nationally, and in Europe and the UK. Her painted furniture enjoys pride of place in homes everywhere from Los Angeles to Nantucket. She is the author of the recent book Upstyle Your Furniture.

The me & mrs. jones boutiques specialize in kitting you out for home projects, especially painted furniture, walls, floors and cabinets, along with stenciling, gilding and upholstery. Both locations offer a wide selection of diy supplies, vintage furniture and fixtures, and locally-made décor and gifts. Weekly workshops are held in paint and finish techniques, and custom work is accepted at the midtown studio. Mrs. Jones’s goal is to help you elevate your domestic space while exercising your creativity, with an emphasis on environmental kindness.

Art By Design Steering Committee

Greg Baudoin and Ann Parker, Co Chairs
Jennifer Chandler, Madelyn Gray, Amy and Cameron Mann, Missy Steffens, Stacey Wiedower