The Plaid Pigeon

American Made Since 2010

Ian Mailhot & Megan Briggs

Austin, Texas
Beautifully designed Succulent planters handcrafted in Austin, Texas. We are small collective that is home to the Original Toy Planter. Rawr!

Tell us about your business.

A small, passionate design collective since 2010, Austin-based company The Plaid Pigeon consists of Megan Briggs and Ian Mailhot, our three wonderful dogs, and four crazy chickens. We specialize in planters made from altering and painting children's toys and we plant them with beautiful Succulents from our backyard greenhouse. Making handcrafted pots from cement and building terrariums is also a staple that makes us The Plaid Pigeon. We have been lucky enough to have our creations featured on Fab, Daily Candy, Etsy, Apartment Therapy, and more. We hope to continue to grow our business, without loosing site of the personal touches that go into every one of our pieces.

What makes your business stand out?

When we first met, it did not take long to realize that we had similar passions. Our love for art and Succulent plants has led us to a lifelong commitment and the start of our own business. We are so lucky to be able to work together doing what we enjoy most.

What's the best business advice you've received?

To always produce work that you are passionate about. We love the products that we make and we always produce pieces that we are proud of.

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