Small Business Spotlight: Bayle & Co.

Small Business Spotlight: Bayle & Co.

Owner & interior designer Michele Bayle is ready to help make your house a home.

Bayle & Co.
5224 Wilson Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118

How long in business?
4 years

Year opened?
November 2016

What does your business do?
Bayle & Co. is a boutique home decor shop. As an interior designer, I’ve taken the concept of intentional living a step further by offering thoughtfully curated items for the home.

What are your main products/services?
Home decor accessories, furniture; everything from candles to sofas. Also residential and light commercial interior design services.

What problem do you solve for your customers? What necessity or desire do you satisfy?
I help make a house a home. I can take the vision for your home and make it reality by curating beautiful pieces that fit your unique style.

What inspired you to start your business?
I’ve wanted to start this business since I was 15 years old. I’m a very tactile person. I love fabrics and color and pairing things together to tell a story. An extension of my own personal love of home decor. It just really excites me!

What makes your business different or unique compared to your competitors?
I’m an interior designer and my office is here in the shop. I’m here, accessible, in the shop, helping you make those important decisions about your home.

What do you like most about what you do?
I love how delighted people get when they find something in the store they really love, or I design a space and when it’s revealed to them they’re so happy. Making people happy in and with their own homes.

Do you have any special news, deals or events to promote in the year ahead?
Yes! Our official grand opening is planned for tomorrow, Sat., Feb. 18, which happens to coincide with National Wine Day. Then next month, we’re hosting a Pillow Party sale from March 23-25, with 20% off pillows, and April will see the unveiling of our new workshop room.

What is the most important thing you want people to know about you/your business?
I want to be that cute little corner store in the neighborhood, intentionally curated with items you won’t find elsewhere, showcasing local artists, one-of-a-kinds, great place to find your treasures. That place that you must take your out-of-town guests!

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