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All Dressed Up: a makeover story

Way back, long ago, someone bought this Art Deco style cabinet new. About ten years ago I bought it from a second-hand store for this bathroom I designed. Who knows how many people have owned this sweet piece, but recently it came back to me with the veneer a little worse for wear. Clearly still vibrant and useful otherwise, I decided to fix it up to stand guard for another owner and another long lifetime. Here's how it went:     I don't see it as salvaged, re-purposed, or re-cycled... just dressed for a new party and ready to go again.  Click here for purchase details.        

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Week 8- Art Deco's Delightful Designs

As I settle into my painting-a-week challenge, I'm finding that rather than running out of ideas, which is what I thought would happen, I've got more ideas than I can plunk out in a day or so. I worked on three or so pieces all week but wasn't really happy with them- yet! Sunday afternoon I flipped through one of my current favorite books, Paris; an Inspiring Tour of the City's Creative Heart...                         I love this image with the lively railing- Art Deco almost always makes me think of music, of jazz, and this design is no exception.                    ...

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