Tell us about yourself…Our focus is on creating one of a kind furniture pieces from quality vintage furniture. We also offer custom paint and design services.
How and when did your business get started? After 21 years as a painting contractor, I began focusing on furniture in December 2014.
What is your favorite product in your shop? Tell us how you came up with it. I don't think it's possible to choose a favorite piece of furniture but my favorite finish is a brown glaze over white woodwork paint. This finish is very durable, it highlights the sometimes hidden details of the piece of furniture, and always seems to complement its surroundings.
Where do you find your inspiration and creativity? Before I pick up a paint brush, I always spend time thinking about the special details of the piece of furniture. I often spend time googling ideas and usually end up on Pinterest. My best ideas often come in the middle of the night!
What are your favorite things about being a vendor in a handmade market? I love helping homeowners create their own personal style.
Give us 5 fun facts about you and/or your business * I am a proud mother of two boys, ages 22 and 17 and have been married for 29 years. * I work out of my home with my Maltese, Cooper, as my helper. * I spend much of my free time volunteering at our church, Coburn Place, and my son's high school. * My favorite thing to do on a free Saturday is "junking" - garage or estate sales, Goodwill Outlet, flea markets, or antique malls. * I am a teacher by degree but having been working as a painting contractor since 1994.
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