BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Basking Ridge resident Desiree Mazzarese has all the time had a watch for design so opening Visitor Home downtown was a pure match.
Mazzarese opened the brand new boutique residence decor and reward vacation spot at 31 South Finley Avenue this previous September.
Earlier than moving into design, Mazzarese labored within the company world for 15 years doing advertising and communications for Wyndham earlier than having youngsters.
In the course of the pandemic, Mazzarese began a weblog on Instagram the place she would take photos of her styling her residence “and it took off.”
Even Pottery Barn shared one in all her posts.
“Then the chance got here to open an precise retailer. It took place actually shortly,” stated Mazzarese, who had all the time wished to open her personal retailer. “It simply fell into my lap.”
Opening amid the pandemic, Mazzarese centered her efforts on her on-line presence in case there was a resurgence.
“My web site began taking off and I used to be getting orders from everywhere in the nation – Ohio, California, Florida. It simply form of grew,” stated Mazzarese.
Together with the web presence, The Visitor Home is seeing a whole lot of foot site visitors.
“I am fortunate lots of people in Basking Ridge like purchasing native,” stated Mazzarese. “Individuals are capable of finding distinctive items that they don’t seem to be going to seek out in everybody’s residence.”
Mazzarese prides herself in with the ability to discover “a whole lot of cool, funky, and completely different objects” to supply at her boutique. She additionally enjoys the shopper expertise.
“I do love serving to shoppers put collectively a present or assist to renovate a room,” stated Mazzarese.
The Visitor Home provides quite a lot of merchandise and presents from residence decor, kitchen and eating, residence fragrances, males’s furnishings, magnificence and spa, and extra.
Clients can view Mazzarese’s complete product catalog on-line, Instagram and Fb. Objects could be bought on-line and in-store. Mazzarese additionally provides curb-side and supply within the surrounding areas.