DROOZ + Co. Proprietress Shelly Kennedy is a published stylist, decorator, and artist. Starting in 1997, Shelly grew drooz studio as a wholesale art business for 10 years- selling decorative accessories to stores, designers, mommies and hollywood celebrities all over the world.  Her custom decor has accented the homes of celebrities such as Rachel Ashwell, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Dylan McDermott, Courtney Love, Kate Hudson, Johnny Depp and John O'Hurley.  She now works from her studio - painting, designing, and crafting… focusing on licensing and creating original and custom work. Her exclusive designs have been sold thru wonderful retail partners such as Garnet HIll, Layla Grayce, & Land of Nod. Her work has been seen on the set of television shows as ABC's FRIENDS, Modern Family, and Extreme Home Makeover. Along with creating traditional wall art, her designs have adorned such items as rugs, piggy banks, nite lights, dish sets, birthday hats, necklaces, growth charts, pillow and placemats.  Her designs have been seen on the pages of People Magazine, Country Living, InStyle, Better Homes & Garden, Coastal Living, Rachel Ashwell's "Shabby Chic" as well as many other magazines and decor books. With a love for beautiful spaces and entertaining her homes & studios have been featured by This Old House, Design Sponge, Where Women Create, Where Women Cook, Mary Englebreit's Home Companion.  She's the mom of 2 adult children, lives in her hometown of Skaneateles, New York with her husband, and her French Bulldog Lewis. A self-professed chronic nester, she can often be found renovating her 1896 farmhouse, mixing colors & mixing cocktails, and spending way too much time on social media. Over the years, Shelly has worn the many hats of RETAIL.  At the age of 16 she landed her first job as a  "shop girl" at a florist/giftshop in her hometown. After catching the retail "bug" she also worked as a Sales Rep for a giftware group in the Midwest, a Merchandiser & Display artist, as well as a Buyer for a chain of gift stores in Chicago. She then managed her own wholesale art and giftware company for over ten years.
She is very pleased to finally be wearing the SHOP KEEPER hat!