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If you’re dreaming of a getaway this Fall, the Bespoke Design Retreat might be just the escape you’re looking for! 4-days filled with Interior Design, Fellowship with Creative Women, Antiquing and MORE….

The dream to hold an in-person interior design retreat has been one I’ve had “in the future” for years, and the fact that I’m now just a few calendar flips away from it feels surreal and so exciting!

If you aren’t already aware of all the details, I wanted to share them with you here.

The Bespoke Design Retreat is happening this fall, September 18-22 in Orange, Virginia at the Mayhurst Estate!

** If you’re reading this post after August 1, 2023 – Registration for the 2023 trip is already closed, but you can join the Waitlist below to be notified for future Bespoke events! **

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Why did you name the Retreat Bespoke?

When we named the retreat “Bespoke”, we loved the idea that the title would be a reminder that this retreat is custom made for YOU.

All of the details that we’re planning and customizing are intended to bless you, increase your design knowledge and deepen your appreciation for beautiful things.

It’s a tall order, but one that I am so honored to have the pleasure of accomplishing with you in mind.

Who is Invited?

Well, put simply, YOU!

The Bespoke Design Retreat is open to any woman (18+ years of age) who has a desire to learn more about interior design among fellow creative women!

This is the perfect chance to schedule that getaway you’ve been dreaming of with your best friend, sister, mom, daughter, cousin or neighbor! Coming with a friend not only makes it easier to share expenses and have a travelling companion, but you’ll also have treasured shared memories from the retreat to enjoy for years to come.

If you want to share about this quickly with a friend, tell them to visit bespokedesignretreat.com to learn more!

Want to Know More about the Setting?

I am so pleased to be hosting this retreat at the beautiful and historic Mayhurst Estate in Orange, Virginia!

Not only does the estate have a rich history spanning over 160 years including it’s origin; being built by President James Madison’s family, but it is currently owned and operated by the lovely Cashell family.

Casey has been a pleasure to work with, and I can’t wait to meet her and see this beautiful Victorian inn in person; and the best part will be sharing the experience with all of YOU!

Our classes will be held in the newly restored summer kitchen with brick herringbone floor and sweet European charm!

Here’s a sneak peak of the Fall beauty awaiting us!

The Mayhurst is the American Equivalent of booking a French Chateau – a once in a lifetime trip filled with beautiful memories and new friendships.

What is included in my Ticket for Bespoke?

Here’s the quick overview:

  • 12+ hours of practical interior design knowledge & inspiration (including teaching materials)
  • Hands on workshops taught by yours truly (including supplies)
  • Antique & Thrift Shopping
  • 2 Shared Meals plus snacks & beverages during class times
  • An abundance of fellowship with other creative women
  • More surprises that will be shared and announced during the retreat

And here’s the more in depth itinerary:

Monday, September 18

| Check In | Welcome Reception – Dinner & Gifts | Private Tour of the Mayhurst Estate

Tuesday, September 19

| Design Classes | Picnic Lunch | Hands on Workshops

Wednesday, September 20

| Local Antiquing | Free Time | Dessert, Show & Tell by the Fire

Thursday, September 21

| Design Classes | Hands on Workshops | Group Photo & Goodbyes

Friday, September 22

| Checkout & Travel Day

Not Included in the Retreat Price:

  • Airline Tickets/Travel Expenses to/from Mayhurst
  • Lodging
  • Any meals other than those listed above
  • Personal antique/thrift shopping treasures & purchases

What will I be Learning at the Bespoke Design Retreat?

Here are the classes I’ll be teaching at the retreat!

  • Basics of Interior Design
  • Creating Color Schemes with Sherwin-Williams
  • Advanced Thrifting
  • Undertones- Color Theory, Mixing Patterns
  • Kitchen & Bathroom Design
  • Styling- Book Shelves, Vignettes, Beds

And here are the workshops we’ll be doing together:

  • Gilded Oyster Shell Ring Dishes  
  • Make an Art Print Look Like an Oil Painting
  • Pleated Lampshades

A Huge Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Having these sponsors come alongside the vision for the Bespoke Design Retreat has been such a joy!

I’m so thankful for their part in making these 4-days with you a memorable once in a lifetime kind of trip filled with beautiful details and surprises!

Sherwin Williams

The Maple House Co.

Barboursville Vineyards

Milieu Magazine

Halden Garden

September can’t arrive fast enough! I’m so excited to meet you in person and to get to know you over the course of our 4-days together!

Visit bespokedesignretreat.com to read through the FAQs in case I missed anything here, and click below to get your ticket to save your spot!

As of the time of this post, there are only 14 spots left – and they’ll go quickly!

Accept Your Invitation to the Bespoke Design Retreat Here.

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