SHOPPING! Salvage Style…

I was just in Columbus, Ohio presenting at the Country Living Fair and I can’t help but be inspired by all the talented artisans and shops at the fair and ...

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Thrilled to be once again making headboards for DIY NETWORK.  Thanks Guys!  Here are two that just went live with EASY Step by Step instruction.  Turn a rug into a ...

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SHOPPING! Salvage Style…

I was just in Columbus, Ohio presenting at the Country Living Fair and I can’t help but be inspired by all the talented artisans and shops at the fair and throughout the Columbus area. It’s so fun to see so many people grabbing all the vintage, repurposed and salvage finds at the fair as well […]

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Columbus, OHIO…the Country Living Fair!

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More Headboard Ideas

Thrilled to be once again making headboards for DIY NETWORK.  Thanks Guys!  Here are two that just went live with EASY Step by Step instruction.  Turn a rug into a headboard and faux leather makes for a rich look! Click on the picture for the link through. Enjoy! Joanne

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Coming Soon! Salvage Secrets Design Website

Questions I get a lot are…Do you do interior design? Styling? Workshops? Presentations? DIY projects? Staging? Answer is yes–to all! I guess my blog doesn’t really show off my services. So with the help of some amazing people –including my twin sister, Rosanne Palmisano, Sarah Jane & Company , Creative Waters and many pictures taken by Susan […]

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Workshops and Presentations

I’m thrilled to say I have quite a line up for this fall of really fun workshops and presentations across the country.  The best way to get more details about these events is to follow Salvage Secrets Design Facebook Page – in the events calendars and the posts I always list more details as soon […]

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DIY! Give Plain Denim Jeans a Stylish Designer Look Using Fabric Paint and a Vintage Doily as a Stencil

Thank you to my friend (and amazing photographer) Susan Teare, for taking this picture of me in my Do-It-Yourself Designer Jeans. I “upgraded” these second hand denim pants by using a vintage doily and some blue fabric paint. I get so many complements on my fun jeans, I thought I’d share this easy “Second Hand Saturdays” […]

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