Joie de vivre says it all!
Owner & display diva...
Melissa is the owner and manager of Melissa Jeffrey Home and its award-winning sister store, Burlap Horse (also located in Boerne). She uses her unique skills to create inviting atmospheres in her stores, innovatively combining her hand-selected pieces to create displays that are sure to inspire anyone looking for a fresh decorating start.
Melissa is considered an expert in the retail industry. She is a speaker and consultant specializing in topics such as partnering, merchandising and in-store events. Melissa is a contributing editor for Gifts & Decorative Accessories magazine with a bimonthly column entitled "Retail by Design"; has been a trainer and weekly "blogger' on the web-based education outlet, the Gift & Home Channel; and has been tapped by several organizations for her knowledge and expertise.
As an inaugural member of the Gift & Home Trade Association's (GHTA) Retail Advisory Board, Melissa was appointed its first retail board member. She was appointed to the advisory board of Retailer Networks, Incorporated (parent company of the Gift & Home Channel). Melissa's most recent appointment is to the AmericasMart Gift & Home Furnishings Advisory Baord where she is serving her second term.
Aside from her talents in retail, Melissa also pours her creativity and passion into residential and commercial design, as well as procurement services for hotels and community venues. Her insight and expertise are highly valued in these settings.
Through her businesses, Melissa also enjoys raising money for charities, especially those involving breast cancer research and awareness and animal adoption and care.
Maria joined the Melissa Jeffrey Home team in the fall of 2011 and never looked back. She enjoys using her vast retail experience to establish meaningful customer relationships.
Family traditions and entertaining go hand in hand for Maria. Looking for the perfect hostess gift? This well-traveled wine connoisseur is always ready with a suggestion that will leave a lasting impression.
Maria's personal MJ Home favs are Company C pillows, GoVino wine glasses, L'epi de Provence soaps and the Theodore Alexander eglomise end table.
Maria loves color, clean lines and contemporary designs and...dark chocolate!
Breanna is the newest member of the Melissa Jeffrey Home team. With her friendly smile and willingness to assist customers she makes all feel welcomed into the MJ Home family.
Breanna has a keen eye for the "shabby chic" and vintage styles. She will help you select the perfect furnishings and accessories to make your home uniquely you. You know the ones: the "I'll know it when I see it" and the ones that say "It's so me". Breanna is eager to help you find something perfectly suited to your lifestyle.
Listed on her MJ Home preference list are Lafco Guesthouse candles, Faceplant Dreams bamboo pj's, Luke Adams hand blown glass pumpkins (purple, please!) and Montes Doggett dishes.
Breanna enjoys volunteering and is the go-to girl for Melissa Jeffrey Home photo shoots.
Emma's been assisting customers since the summer of 2011 and enjoys sharing information about Melissa Jeffrey Home's fun products. She puts her detail-oriented personality to use, keeping inventory up to date and product organized.
Looking for a youthful take on your decor? Emma's colorful and creative approach will guide you to the perfect pillow, lamp or rug. Her personal favorites include Company C outdoor rugs, Lafco's House & Home candle in Ranch House, and her newest addiction: Faceplant Dreams bamboo pajama's in "sweetgrass" (perfect for studying).
When she's not in class, she's baking nutritious treats for staff and friends.
Fun, friendly & lives for chocolate...
Fashionable, welcoming & enthusiastic...