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    April Showers and Poetry, Too!

    Next week brings us April and April showers might bring May flowers, but it also brings Poetry Month! Start it off right with one of these wonderful collections of nature poetry: I’m going to tell you to Bug Off! Or actually pick up Bug Off!: Creepy, Crawly Poems by Jane Yolen. Thirteen poems will have […]

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    Cherry Dining Tables

    We wrapped up a couple of cherry dining tables this week, and they couldn’t be more different, probably, if they tried.  The table to the left, a slab of 8/4 cherry with small bevels and rounded corners, has a welded metal ‘x’ shaped base, no ornament, straightforward and uncomplicated.  Forthright, I guess you could say. […]

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    Spring is Here….soon!

    I am a Vermont girl and know winter is part of the package. But I also enjoy spring: warmer weather, chickadees doing Phoebe impersonations, plants peeking out of mud, flowers stretch, ready to put on their finery and spring books. Below you can find four books you and your little one can enjoy: Spring is […]

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    Almost Thinking About Spring

    Ok, at least we’re starting to think about spring here … the ducks came back to the pond on Thursday, but after a cold but sunny Friday, it snowed again last night, and it’s in the 20’s again today.  The ducks are frozen out of the pond until it warms up again.  It’s pleasant today, […]

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    Wall Hung Mahogany Demi-lune

    Cool project here from our friends at LDa Architecture and Interiors in Cambridge, Mass.  It’s a wall hung mahogany console with brass details at the base … fun and functional … click the photos to enlarge them. Hhere’s the concept .. the base of the vertical support sits on top of the baseboard, and there […]

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