THE PICKLEE STORY… [pronounced “pick-lee“] was founded in early 2012 by Jordan Reilly, (that’s me!) a twenty-something girl with a ridiculous passion for reviving old, forgotten about pieces and creating beautiful things on a dime.  My purpose for creating Picklee was to inspire as many people as I could reach with fresh, innovative ideas for creating beautiful things & saving money. My greatest passion has always been bringing new life to old things by reviving & restoring otherwise helpless “picks”.  Nothing makes me happier than finding a piece of furniture to re-purpose (or creating one) for a fraction of what it would cost at some of my favorite fancy stores.

Basically, I’m just your average girl with a taste for the finer things…but without a budget to match!  This little hitch is what keeps me constantly inspired to create and share beautiful things (from crafts and jewelry to furniture and home decor) that just about anyone can do.  You’ll find that many the things I create are beach rustic/coastal inspired…I grew up (and still reside) along the coast in tiny Rhode Island, what can I say 😉

Oh, and I can’t forget my second greatest love- food.  I love trying new things and experimenting with fresh, healthy, organic foods.  The best meals are those that taste like a splurge, but are actually super nutritious and beneficial for a healthier lifestyle. On I share tried and true healthy living tips, new recipe creations and of course my top recipe “picks”.

Nothing inspires me more than reading your emails & hearing your ideas, thoughts and comments, so keep them coming!  I hope my “fresh picked inspiration” stirs up your creativity and brings you as much joy as it gives me to share.