On this episode I am talking with boutique hotel owner Paige Hull.
Paige and her husband, Smoot, are one of the most powerhouse couples with experience in restaurants, a modeling agency, design, markets, products and more.
The main thing that comes across again and again in their story is that what was and is good for them always finds a way to bless others too.
This noticeable element goes hand in hand in their journey, success, offerings and lifestyle.
Paige, along with her husband Smoot, own The Vintage Round Top, a boutique lodging property and lifestyle brand based in Round Top, Texas – home to the largest antique show in the US. The full property encompasses four cottages and numerous outdoor spaces designed by the couple in their “Modern Vintage” style – a trendsetting, artful mix of clean lines with vintage and reclaimed touches that marries style, sustainability, and soul.
The Vintage Round Top lifestyle brand includes artisan-made home goods and handpicked antiques curated for their online shop and a custom hotel amenity line. Paige + Smoot also produce events, retreats, and workshops on varied topics like social media, branding, marketing, and can be hired to speak on those topics as well as design and business.
The full property can be rented for events, corporate or creative retreats, workshops, photo or video shoots, brand launches, luncheons, dinners and more. It sits on an acre and a half and is only one mile from town with art galleries, antique shops, wine bars, and cafes.
The interiors of these highly publicized homes are intimate, peaceful, serene, and inspiring. They’ve been featured and named the Best Place To Stay in Round Top in countless magazines and news articles including Country Living, Modern Luxury Interiors, Texas Monthly, Southern Living, as well as in numerous design and coffee table books and blogs like Apartment Therapy and Emily Henderson, just to name a few.
Paige + Smoot offer collaboration packages to businesses a few times a year to co-create events, workshops or retreats. They also work with talented artisans, brands and suppliers to create and promote content. Inquire how to work with them by emailing email@example.com.
On this episode Jeanne is talking with boutique hotel owner Paige Hull. Paige and her husband, Smoot, are one of the most powerhouse couples with experience in restaurants, a modeling agency, design, markets, products and more. The main thing that comes across again and again in their story is that what was and is good for them always finds a way to bless others too. This noticeable element goes hand in hand in their journey, success, offerings and lifestyle.
Podcast 024 | The Vintage Round Top with Paige Hull
2:06 “I didn’t go to college, I was not formally trained in design, I have wrestled with ADD, and kind of am a border line control freak…”
4:44 “We took the scenic way home, down 237, through Round Top, and happened by this home that was for sale, and decided to go in…”
6:19 “We tried to buy that house. We also learned, through the fact that it wasn’t meant to be, how to let go…”
12:06 “The wonderful things that kept it going were literally the stories of how the property touched people’s lives.”
18:05 “I have to pinch myself when I’m sitting here listening myself saying these things because it just organically one thing led to another.”
19:27 “Every beautiful thing that brings about growth is from collaborations.”
21:47 “We really wanted our kids to live in this world that we got to live in which we consider vintage to the world we’re living in now.”
27:32 “That’s the whole gist of The Vintage Round Top, it’s the details, it’s the immersive experience we want somebody to have.”
29:01 “You want to be the one person out of the 200 that are showing that is talked about. To us it’s the details.”
36:42 “You’re having farm to table dinners of 100 people in the middle of a field, there’s just so much goodness, and there’s enough space for everybody to be there.”
39:01 “Personally, this year, there has been silver linings in the amount of time that we’ve been able to spend with our family. We were busy, were were all busy, we were too busy.”
45:09 “Regarding our workshop, some of it is inspirational, but our biggest thing is we want people to walk out there with information, how they can go to the next step.”
47:28 “There are things that I’m extremely proud of, there are moments that I’m very connected to myself, and there are moments that I’m not.”
48:15 “I am proud that the products that we make as makers could be so much easier and ordering things. The maker part of it is in our blood.”
50:28 “When you work with your spouse, you’ve got to be able to separate time for your personal life…”
53:52 “I would say that the fabrics that we’re working with and the collection of vintage pieces that we’re using, that is what rocks my world.”
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