Staff Spotlight: Courtney

Geranium has a small, hands-on staff and we thought it would be fun to showcase an employee each month. Our staff spotlight for September is Courtney!

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Name/Title: Courtney, Sales Associate

I have a degree in art education, so when I started at Geranium the owner asked me to help create and install her designs for the windows and store decor. As of August, I have been designing, creating, and installing the decor on my own, with the input and approval of the store manager. The budget and time is limited, so I have to get creative with materials in order to achieve my design. I like to make the pieces, if possible. For instance, the 8 foot crocheted tassel scarf that is the centerpiece for our fall window. The winter decor will be installed mid to late November, so stay tuned!

What’s your personal style?: Casual, polished, and feminine. If I could live in dark skinny jeans or leggings with boots I would be perfectly happy. I like solid fall colors and jewel tones, but sometimes opt for a graphic T-shirt I bought from a local artist. I keep it pretty simple but sometimes like to sport a red lip.

Style inspiration: I follow Lauren Conrad and her latest designs regularly and Taylor Swift has awesome style, but mainly I read local artisan/crafter blogs and see their “outfits of the day.” I also love Zooey Deschanel.

People say I look like ___ : I’ve been told Isla Fisher and Ariel from “The Little Mermaid.”

Favorite piece of Geranium jewelry: Malachite (green stone) necklace with fishbone chain detail

Favorite Geranium scent: Library of Flowers’ Willow and Water scent

Favorite accessory for fall: Scarves and boots

Favorite color: Emerald green

Favorite Geranium item to give as a gift: I like giving earrings as a gift. We have a variety of styles from simple studs to jeweled statement earrings. I always feel like I can find a pair to fit the style of the person I am shopping for. I also grab a greeting card because they’re a great price and some can double as wall art!

What item is at the top of your Geranium wish list?: I love the home decor items as well as the Library of Flowers Willow and Water handcreme and the Lollia Calm handcreme.

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Top 5 Ways To Organize Your Life With Hobnail Jars

Looking for a cute and inexpensive way to organize your home? Geranium has you covered with our selection of hobnail jars.

Hobnail jars are available in small or medium and come in clear and milk glass. They can be decorated to suit any décor, or they look great on their own!

Ok, so maybe you’re thinking: “Hobnail jars are great! But what are they used for?” Check out this list for some of our favorite ways to use hobnail jars that you can incorporate into your home:

1) Bring some of the outside in!
Hobnail jars make unique vases for fresh or silk flowers. You also can use hobnail jars as a planter for your succulents or air plants. They can be displayed alone or together to make a unique table centerpiece for a wedding, dinner party, or every day.

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2) Light up your life
Our clear hobnail jars can be used as holders for any size candle. We also carry metal hangers for our hobnail jars so they can be hung up and used as lanterns.  

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3) Kitchen Cleanup
Not a lot of drawer space in your kitchen? Hobnail jars make a cute container for kitchen tools and gadgets, silverware, and they’re easy to clean!

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4) Organize that workspace
Have a work area that needs some sprucing up? Use hobnail jars to store your pens or paintbrushes on your desk where they’re accessible.

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5) Beautify your bathroom
Hobnail jars make a cute container for makeup brushes, cotton balls and even bath fizzies!

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