spring 2022

Summertime, and the Livin’ is Easy

Words by Megan Felling  |  Photos by Brynn Burns

Perfect your home entertaining vibe with colorful goods and textiles.


ocated in the heart of the charming and thriving historic Brookside shopping district, Jorjy offers one-of-a-kind home furnishings, paintings and eclectic gift items—from an assortment of coffee table books and cookbooks to candles and games. The fun and varied inventory even extends to four-legged friends.

Named for owner Pam DiCapo’s late beloved dog, Jorjy is a whimsical store that frequently changes its look and vibe. “Jorjy attracts the homeowner looking for something they haven’t seen in Kansas City,” Pam says. 

There are plenty of goodies for the whole house, too. Jorjy offers luxury bedding, from warm, beachy casual to cool, sleek modern. For your kitchen, choose from an extensive collection of dishes, bar accessories, cocktail glasses and cooking utensils.

As a distributor for Laura Park high-end colorful fabric, wallpaper, pillows, tabletop items and rugs, Jorjy brings a fresh vibe to interior design and to-the-trade partnerships.

You may recognize Pam—the shop proprietor has been running sister store Lauren Alexandra for more than 25 years. The children’s boutique and clothing store is located right next door.


320 W. 63rd Street, Kansas City, Missouri

Those who knew Hatch + Home in its previous West Bottoms store will be excited to visit the brand-new location in downtown Overland Park. Owner Kelly Cook brings an exciting blend of globally curated products to town, from distinctive furniture pieces to funky lamps—all with a wink on the wild side. 

Up to date on the latest design trends and representing more than 350 companies, Hatch + Home  is now open Thursday through Saturday, rather than just one weekend per month. You’ll also notice a different product mix, with price point options from budget-friendly to high-end. Discover something you like on the art gallery wall then take a deep dive on an iPad to see the entire collection. Their virtual station within the shop gives clients even more opportunity to connect with additional products and resources. 

Kelly, who has worked in the design industry for more than 20 years, is ready for this new chapter in her business. “Our company supports new home and commercial construction, remodel and rebuild, and interior design services,” Kelly says, “so we felt like downtown O.P. was a great fit for what we can offer and also support the area as it grows.” 

Hatch + Home

7304 W. 80th Street, Overland Park, Kansas

Decor & Upholstery helps design-savvy customers make the details count. Shop owner Carrie McCrea launched the business in 2015, which specializes in upholstery and fabric, in addition to the store’s wide array of real-touch floral arrangements and wreaths, artwork, decor and gift items. 

With options ranging from traditional to modern, including performance fabrics for outdoor seating and pets, you can find the right fit to reupholster your current pieces. Or, if you are craving a new addition, Blooming has a custom furniture line, which is made in America, ready for quick delivery and reasonably priced. Custom drapery panels are also offered through a quick-ship program.

Designers are available for in-home design services, including space planning, color consulting, and making selections for carpet, furnishings, lighting and art.

Blooming Decor & Upholstery

4955 W. 135th Street, Leawood, Kansas

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