Salvaged Material…Before and After Photos

I just saw a BEFORE and AFTER makeovers of women’s hair and make up and I thought it would be fun to do the same with some of the recycled ...

Working & Playing in New York City

Who doesn’t love a visit to the Big Apple!  Over the past few years I’ve been visiting the city for work and meeting up with my siblings for a weekend ...

NYC, BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO & PORTLAND, OR!

SO THRILLED for these upcoming TALKS and BOOK SIGNINGS!  HOPE YOU CAN COME! They are short and sweet, with information on how you can create, decorate, and design with salvaged, ...

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Salvaged Material…Before and After Photos

I just saw a BEFORE and AFTER makeovers of women’s hair and make up and I thought it would be fun to do the same with some of the recycled and reclaimed materials available today.  Even though, I thought most of the women looked great in the BEFORE shot … I think you will find […]

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Working & Playing in New York City

Who doesn’t love a visit to the Big Apple!  Over the past few years I’ve been visiting the city for work and meeting up with my siblings for a weekend away — it has become a tradition I look forward to more and more each year.  This weekend was no exception — an amazing time […]

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NYC, BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO & PORTLAND, OR!

SO THRILLED for these upcoming TALKS and BOOK SIGNINGS!  HOPE YOU CAN COME! They are short and sweet, with information on how you can create, decorate, and design with salvaged, vintage, antiques and recycled materials! The talks will be filled with gorgeous photos taken by Susan Teare, the photographer for the books. AND! I’ll have […]

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Before and After, Interior Design with Salvage Touches at Mad River Barn

Who doesn’t love a good before and after story? I know I do! SO… without further ado… and a room at a time… I’ll share with you the details of Heather and Andrew Lynds, Mad River Barn project.  It truly is a story!  I’ll start with the bathrooms today… My best, Joanne         […]

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Vegan Cow Hide Rug from Scrap Remnant–Second Hand Saturdays!

So I had some left-over scrap rug from a project I did for DIY NETWORK (which was also a piece of scrap rug) — so basically a scrap of a scrap — take about recycling!  Any-who-haa… I decided to try and make my own cow hide area rug — without the cow or a hide…just […]

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Keep on Trucking: Second Hand Saturdays!

My twin sister had some little old metal trucks on her kitchen island with salt and pepper in them — and I totally fell in love.  Now I try and pick up old metal trucks everywhere I go and do some fun stuff with them as well. And I love to see what others do […]

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