Local interior designer featured on Magnolia Network

Jean’s largest project, The Madison in Heritage Hill, has a central role in the pilot, and her life.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Here at 13 ON YOUR SIDE we love to celebrate the good things happening in West Michigan, to find those incredible stories and share them with you.

Much like Jean Stoffer’s story: an interior designer who moved from Chicago to West Michigan in 2015. She was just featured in a pilot by the Magnolia Network, founded by Chip and Joanna Gaines. It features her largest project to date, which is located in the heart of Heritage Hill.

Jean’s career is skyrocketing at a time she previously thought it might be slowing down, taking her by surprise in the best of ways.

“Believe it or not Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper found me on Instagram,” said Jean. “The Discovery Network reached out to me and we started talking about the possibility and it happened!”

The Madison, a very large historic home in Heritage Hill, plays a central role in the pilot, and her life.

“I heard about this house from a client,” she explained. “They said “I have your next project” and I thought oh historic homes. Too complicated.

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