The Blog

       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

  Day two is always, always one of my favorite days of the workshop! It’s the day we do centerpiece design and tabletop styling, and TSOS Texas’ second day was extra special because it was also our Magnolia excursion!  Sweet Meredith of Bristol Lane taught our attendees how to design gorgeous centerpieces. With a cup […]

April 12, 2017

TSOS Texas: Day Two

  Writing these recaps is always so dang hard. When you have more than one attendee approach you at the end of a workshop to tell you through tears that the week was “life changing,” it puts a little pressure on sharing the story of the week! If you’ve been around here for a while, […]

April 11, 2017

TSOS Texas: Day One

  Kaleb Norman James is the founder of Kaleb Norman James Design, a full service event design firm that specializes in wedding planning, floral design and event decor. Today he shares his top four tips on how to style a beautiful table! Whether you are throwing a fancy dinner party for a few close friends […]

February 21, 2017

4 TIPS FOR HOW TO STYLE A BEAUTIFUL TABLE

  The Winmock gals are back with another yummy cocktail recipe for us! Take a peek back at past recipes, too: chocolate butterscotch martini, apple cider bourbon cocktail, blueberry lemon mojito, Elderflower cucumber spritzer, raspberry basil cocktail, pomegranate champagne cocktail. These ladies know how to whip up a good drink! BOURBON LIME COCKTAIL This cocktail […]

February 9, 2017

Bourbon Lime Cocktail