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How to Find the Perfect Hardware

The right hardware can really make or break the overall appeal of a piece of furniture. When refinishing a vintage piece my first step is deciding whether or not to keep the original hardware.  Keeping with the original is almost always my first preference. Vintage hardware can be so much more unique, impressively detailed and… Continue reading How to Find the Perfect Hardware

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Annie Sloan’s Florence

I love a bright pop of color in any living space.  Sometimes it can be something as small as a throw pillow that adds that unique brightness to a room.  Other times it’s a bold wall color that can really make a statement in a home.  Many times, however, your statement color can originate from… Continue reading Annie Sloan’s Florence

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Reflecting on Five Months – Five things we have learned from starting our Etsy shop

It’s hard to believe that we have been hard at work together for about five months now at our shop. It’s exciting to know that we are still moving forward, but also daunting to look ahead as our shop, and our business ideas, still seem very new to us.  We feel thankful that we have… Continue reading Reflecting on Five Months – Five things we have learned from starting our Etsy shop