The Blog

Hosting The School of Styling right here in Greensboro was an absolute dream! Not only did I get to host an amazing group of ladies in my hometown, but I got to do it at my very own venue, McAlister-Leftwich, and special doesn’t even begin to describe it! I had visions of being able to […]

May 1, 2018

TSOS Greensboro: Day 1

  Flat styling is definitely an art, which means it takes practice. At the live online class, “Styling 101: What Every Creative Needs to Know to Style Like a Pro,” I will be diving deep into the fundamentals of design as related specifically to product and paper flat lay styling. Today, I’m sharing three tips for […]

April 17, 2018


One of our favorite aspects of each School of Styling is giving our attendees the ability to showcase their creative freedom through hands-on workshops. Through calligraphy, floral design, or styling, they are able to delve into a new (or practiced!) craft with the assistance of a professional. These looks continue to inspire us in our […]

April 10, 2018

Spring Tabletop Inspiration featuring TSOS Student Work

Our time in Greensboro was filled with fun memories, stunning work, amazing attendees, and so much TALENT! Emily Bolt, a photographer out of Greenville, SC captured some of our very favorite details of #TSOSGreensboro, and we just had to share her gorgeous images along with a little bit about Emily! So read on to hear all […]

April 3, 2018

TSOS Attendee Spotlight – Emily Bolt Photography

       The School of Styling began as just an idea that I wish existed. I enjoyed design and being creative, but I searched for a way to grow my skills and become more successful on my own terms. I created The School of Styling because I knew others could benefit from an intimate gathering […]

March 27, 2018

The Workshop Course

“Inclusion.”   “Support system.”   “A place to exchange ideas, discuss struggles, and seek advice.”   “Dependable group to lean on.”   “Uniting as one.”    “Inspiring others through inspiration and motivation.”   I asked you what the word “community” meant to you, and was completely blown away by the responses. It seems that you […]

March 20, 2018

The School of Styling Community

  We’re back today with even more beauty by Rachel Linder of Blue Barn Photography from our time at Paisley & Jade! Day two is such a full and good day for our students. From hands-on sessions like floral design and tabletop styling to classroom sessions to break-out sessions.  The attendees were greeted with the […]

October 6, 2017

TSOS Richmond: Day Two

  Whew! This series of posts may be my longest to date. Why? Because so much goodness happened over the course of the three days we spent in Richmond. And it was so beautifully captured by Rachel Linder of Blue Barn Photography! Each workshop is so unique, and this was no different. The energy of this […]

October 3, 2017

TSOS Richmond: Day One

  Name: Amanda Lankford // Age: 31 // Profession: Creative Director and Owner of Amanda Jewel Floral + Design // City, State: The sweet little town of Tucker located right outside of Atlanta // Years in Studio: We moved into the AJF+D studio in July of 2016, so we’re approaching our 1 year anniversary this […]

September 13, 2017

Studio Tour: Amanda Jewel Floral + Design

  It’s the final recap day! It has been so fun reliving this amazing week with y’all. The photos are gorgeous (big thank you to Ally & Bobby Photography), but you can only capture a fraction of what took place in learning and growth and friendships on camera.  I wanted the gifts to be super […]

April 13, 2017

TSOS Texas: Day Three