Furniture Feature – Self-Contained Mini Bar

One of my favorite parts of a project is the story that can accompany it.  Where did it come from?  What was the initial plan?  What were some complications that arose?  How did it all come together?  These questions, and a few more, are answered in my Furniture Feature Series, where I choose some of my most favorite/challenging/unique/inspirational furniture projects to highlight.   Oh, who...
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A slight change in plans – New Hours

If you ever visited my old store where the back half was my workshop, you would know that I got a LOT of stuff done during open hours while I manned the shop.  Moving to this new location offered many things, but workshop space wasn’t one of them.  I played around with the idea at first but I wanted the store to be as large as possible and didn’t want to cut up the space.  My...
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Artist Feature – Kristin from Pillowtalkk

Our next Artist Feature focuses on Kristin from Pillowtalkk.  She creates throw pillows with fun patterned fabric.  Pillows are a great way to add some color to a room in a non-permanent and inexpensive way.  She’s also created burlap table runners with fun trim, great for dressing up your dining room.  Read on to hear about how Kristin came to do what she does. How she got started: I...
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Furniture Feature – Sweet Mint Antique Wardrobe

I’ve decided to start a new category on the blog, in addition to the Artist Feature Series.   This one will be titled Furniture Feature and will highlight some of my favorite pieces I’ve worked on, whether they are for sale or for myself.  Sometimes certain pieces have a story to tell, or they just had so many layers of work done to them.  I’d like to share where the piece came...
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A {Lighthearted} Pinterest Rant

Ok, I’m just gonna say it.  Don’t hate me…it’s about Pinterest.  I know, I know.  I’m crafty and creative and make things all the time.  How could I hate Pinterest??  I’ll get to the long and short of it in just a bit.  This is going to be a long rant….you’ve been warned. Let me start by going back 2.5 years to our wedding…when Pinterest had...
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Artist Feature – Tracey from ReDesign on a Dime

Our next Artist Feature showcases Tracey from ReDesign on a Dime.  Her handcrafted home accessories line is unlike anything we’ve seen before.  You may have seen DIY ideas for jewelry organizers on Pinterest and the like, but Tracey’s take on it kicks it up several notches to a truly unique idea.  Combined with upcycled and thrifted picture frames, she fits right in here with the...
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