Maps as Art

Maps are one of those classic design staples that will never get old. When framed or hung correctly, a good map will fit just as well into a modern space as it will a country-chic dining room or that mahogany-clad smoking room. (Those are still around, right?!)

When I came across this new way to frame maps, I almost fell right off of my chair.

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How clever is this!? Instead of spending hundreds of dollars to get a custom made frame, carefully attach the map directly on the wall and add a off-sized hanging frame in front of it!

That boring map has instantly gone from blah to bordering on genius.

You could even take this up a notch and use the frame to point out a special area (home, favorite vacation spot…or wedding location, anyone?!)

I’m so loving this. It’s a clean, new take on something that’s been around for decades. This could also totally work in a dorm room or apartment! Hello chic-est rental, ever!!

Would you hang a print and a frame independently like this?

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Happy Labor Day! + A Sale

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Remember my post last week asking for your help? Well, my friends, we met my goal (actually, it was almost doubled!!). I’m so grateful for your help. Now, just an informal interview stands in my way of an amazing management position with Chloe + Isabel! Weee!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

While we’re talking about Labor Day, there’s a 25% off summer styles sale happening over at my boutique.

Shop Here

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Here’s a full list of the pieces included in the sale, though some of these beauties have already sold out!

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Happy Shopping!!! And Happy happy Labor Day! :)

See you later this week for a return to gorgeous interiors.

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Jewelry Picks for Fall + A GIVEAWAY!

You probably know by now if you follow me on Instagram, that in addition to my interior design business, I’m a merchandiser for Chloe + Isabel. It’s been an AMAZING journey so far! I’ve learned so many valuable things about not only fashion and sales, but how to better understand and help my design clients (that’s you guys!).

Because of my new-found passion for jewelry and sales, I’ve been able to be very successful so far! So successful, in fact, that I’m eligible for a big promotion! I am being considered for a position as a Merchandiser Manager. What’s that, you ask? I’d be given an amazing team of Merchandisers to mentor and coach towards their own successes! So exciting!

In order to be officially considered for this position, I need to have another great month! I’m 3/4 of the way there! So, I’m reaching out to you: my fashion/interiors/Jayme-Designs loving friends!

Will you please help me reach this incredible milestone and score yourself some gorgeous new jewels for fall?

You can shop the entire collection HERE

or shop the gorgeous look below!

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Shop this Look:

3-Row Turquoise and Jade Drop Necklace / Long Gold Paillette Necklace / Turquoise Drop Earring /

Faceted Turquoise Ring / Medina Amethyst and Turq Bangle / Stacking Rings / Gold Paillette Cuff

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La Lune Necklace / Blue Jade Drop Earrings / Sterling Stacking Rings / La Lune Cuff

Turquoise and Jade Bangle

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Shop this look:

Plum Drop Earring / 3-Row Color Code Necklace / Plum Bracelet

Light Topaz Bracelet / Pink Bracelet / Plum Cocktail Ring

Shop this look: (and please don’t sit on stoves like this girl)

Beau Monde Statement Necklace / Teal Bracelet / Dainty Bracelet

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Before you go shopping, I’m extending the raffle I’m running on the Chloe + Isabel by Jayme Facebook page (like it here) to you, dear friend! Earn one raffle ticket for every $25 you spend! I’ll post the winner here and on the Facebook page. Thank you for shopping in August! Your help is so incredibly appreciated!

Shop anytime at http://jayme.chloeandisabel.com or contact me at jayme@jaymedesigns.com with questions!

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