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A new face for an old Singer table

The art of sewing runs in my family, but may or may not have stopped at me. I don’t remember a day that my Nana hasn’t been creative. Always building and making something out of nothing. And my mom, well, she sewed her own bridesmaid dresses. Pretty impressive, to say the least. While I have… Continue reading A new face for an old Singer table

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The sound of music (and the taste of wine)

It was a sunny August day last summer, on our way home from a week in rainy-Allegany when Dan and I decided to stop at one of many antique shops along the side of the road. It was there that we stumbled upon our next project, an old Victrola phonograph cabinet. Of course, we couldn’t… Continue reading The sound of music (and the taste of wine)

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The one that started it all…

Dan and I have always been sort of old souls, never really conforming to the “ideals” of our generation. Unique and different in our own fun-loving way, finding happiness in the simple things that only we really understood. We quickly found that not many people really “get us,” but we found out even quicker that… Continue reading The one that started it all…

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A place to hang our hat

While working on the trunk in my parent’s garage, Dan came across an old coat rack hiding in the corner and thought it’d be a good way for us to test wood stripper and stain. After giving it more thought, he figured it had potential (and was free), and would be another good project for… Continue reading A place to hang our hat