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Modernizing 1950s Bedroom Furniture

A client of mine inherited family furniture and decided to keep them for sentimental and practical reasons. They certainly were functional and of high quality, but their color was the snag: they were painted in a flamboyant 50′s yellow ornate … Continue reading

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Recycling a Wooden Cable Bobbin

Discarded furniture is often tempting to collect with a view to offer it a second life. However, one can quickly accumulate enough broken, comatose, moribund pieces to open a furniture hospital or grave yard. You should brake for these abandoned … Continue reading

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Finds in the Parisian Fleas

Every day, Parisians find dream objects or utterly-delightful treasure troves in the flea markets, or “les Puces” as we name them. A good eye can spot among rejected objects a fine painting that needs a little TLC, or a ravishing … Continue reading

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