Meet The Staff

Heather Bennett

Heather is the owner/operator of Paisley Grace Designs.  She has a passion for helping others accomplish things they never knew they could.  She loves instructing classes and meeting everyone that comes through the door.  She has a wonderful and supportive husband, Matt, and together they have two children-- Paisley (3) and Tucker (18 months)!  In the rare moments that she's not at the shop she loves to spend time at the beach with her family or date nights with her hubby!


Kristan Greeson

Kristan has been with PGD since April of 2016.  She is a full time teacher in Nassau County and continues teaching at the workshop.  She has an easy-going personality that makes classes fun and relaxed!  She also helps with a TON of behind the scenes prep in the workshop!  She has a great husband, Heath, and two wonderful boys who keep her busy !  




Jennie Jenkins

Jennie has been with PGD since June of 2016!  She is our lead mobile party instructor and teaches many weekend classes in the studio!  Jennie has an extensive background in design and the arts and has a keen eye for color and artistic elements!  She also helps with many of our designs with her amazing skills as a graphic designer!  She has a wonderful husband, Tim, and an absolutely adorable Shih-Poo, Sophie!  




Kelsey Knutson

Kelsey Knutson is originally from MN. She loves spending time with her husband, Brooks, and their wonderful daughter, Kennedy (who also comes and hangs out while Mommy paints in the studio). Being in the military is what brought her family to Nassau county and they have been enjoying the area. 




Emily Stroupe Barnes

Emily Barnes has been with PGD since November of 2016. As a former teacher and assistant principal, Emily loves instructing classes at PGD. Emily enjoys helping others and meeting new people.She loves spending time with her husband, Justin, and their son, Parker.