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A Pair of Chairs

A Pair of Chairs

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By Julia When my husband and I first moved into our house, it was a blank canvas. We did not have much furniture and the task of finding seating for our living room seemed rather daunting. Since we were looking for items with a retro vibe, I scoured our local…

The SAGA Jackpot

The SAGA Jackpot

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By Julia When we last visited the SAGA saga, I had just found the perfect china hutch for my dining room. Once bitten by the Saga bug, I was hooked and needed to collect them all. I would peruse Craigslist just to see if there was anything at all lurking…

Going Antiquing

Going Antiquing

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By Julia I found a sofa on Craigslist that looked mid-century fabulous. My husband and I went to go see it, and it turns out the sellers actually had a whole warehouse full of goodies! Quality Vintage Collectibles is located in Grandville, MI. Their hours are mostly by appointment only,…

Classic Board Games: Sorry Edition

Classic Board Games: Sorry Edition

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By Julia My favorite board game, hands down, is Sorry. My brother introduced it to me and taught me how to play when I was a kid. It was a perfect game for my little kid understanding, but it has continued to be my one true board game love. If…

The SAGA continues

The SAGA continues

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By Julia When we last visited the SAGA saga, we had just agreed upon a Broyhill pattern with which to outfit our home. I was undaunted by the rarity of the Saga line, the only thing that mattered was that I was smitten. I took to Craigslist to see what…

The Terrific Tulip Table

The Terrific Tulip Table

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By Julia One of my favorite pieces of mid-century furniture is the tulip table. My love for Eero Saarinen’s classic design runs deep, and I always envisioned one of my own. When I got a house of my own, it was a delightfully blank canvas full of infinite possibilities, but…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….I am refinishing a Heywood Wakefield Lamp Table w/drawer this week! This lamp table with the drawer had been one of the things on my “holy grail” list. I saw it pop up on eBay and the seller was actually pretty close – about…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M321 Straight Bookcases – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M321 Straight Bookcases – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….I am refinishing a set of Heywood Wakefield Straight Bookcases this week! In my mind I had always dreamed of having the 2 straight bookcases on either side of the curved bookcase you saw last week, well I could not quite set it…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield C3971 Corner Bookcase – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield C3971 Corner Bookcase – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….we are refinishing a Heywood Wakefield Corner Bookcase this week! As I say in the post below, I had looked for one of these bookcases for what felt like forever…..the price was always too high. I was thrilled when I came across this…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M328 Desk Bookcase…….The Definitive Post If You Want To Refinish Heywood Wakefield Furniture Too!

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M328 Desk Bookcase…….The Definitive Post If You Want To Refinish Heywood Wakefield Furniture Too!

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This post was originally published in 2012 and is my most in-depth post on refinishing Heywood Wakefield furniture. As I posted about various pieces of H-W I had refinished in the past people would leave comments that they’s like to see a step by step process of my refinishing process…..I decided…

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