Study the story behind La Belle Maison Decor, a brand new residence store in Houma

Dustin Breaux poses for a photograph Tuesday inside La Belle Maison Décor, a Houma retailer he co-owns and operates together with his spouse.

From Mexican pottery to regionally handmade soaps, La Belle Maison Decor is a brand new enterprise in Houma providing distinctive residence vogue and presents.

La Belle Maison Decor, owned and operated by Brandie and Dustin Breaux, gives merchandise made by 10 native distributors along with pottery, furnishings and wall artwork imported from Mexico. Merchandise made by native distributors embrace soaps, candles and residential decor.

“Every little thing over right here is exclusive and you’ll’t simply get it anyplace,” Dustin mentioned.

The store is within the Chateau Plaza, 488 Company Drive in Houma.

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Dustin and Brandie started promoting ceramics and different residence items from their storage in the beginning of the yr, impressed by a retailer owned by Dustin’s aunt and uncle in Mississippi. In early February, Dustin was laid off from his job. Unable to seek out new work, he determined to spend money on the enterprise and open a storefront. The decor store first opened its storefront in July however it was closed for many of September due to Hurricane Ida.

A mini coy fish chimenea available for purchase at La Belle Maison Décor in Houma.

A mini coy fish chimenea obtainable for buy at La Belle Maison Décor in Houma.

“This retailer has been Dustin’s child from the bottom up. I imply, he has utterly introduced it to fruition,” Brandie mentioned. “I had critical doubts, and it was very uncomfortable for me to only say, ‘OK, let’s do it.’ However I’ve put my religion in him, and, I imply, God’s by no means put us the place we weren’t presupposed to be.”

“I simply trusted it and it appears to have been the proper transfer,” she added.

The couple go to Mexico a number of occasions a yr to gather new objects, reminiscent of pottery, wall artwork, metallic artwork, furnishings and chimeneas to resell. Chimeneas are a spotlight of the shop and can be found in quite a lot of sizes, colours and designs.

Native distributors who’ve merchandise within the retailer embrace:

— Emily Enfinger is a reporter for The Courier and the Every day Comet. Observe her on Twitter at @EmilyEnfinger. E-mail Emily at [email protected]

This text initially appeared on The Courier: La Belle Maison Decor in Houma options native selfmade items

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