The Find that found me! Ok, so I've wanted to work on a metal cabinet for quite some time now and in a recent dig, this meal apothecary cabinet nearly jumped out at me from under a pile of odds and ends. With very little rust, almost no denting, and the hardware all intact, i … Continue reading This Old Apothecary Cabinet Project – Part 1
Soooo Many Possibilities!!! A good friend of mine sent me a load of pictures of stuff from his Dad's house. Yes, I'm attracting down-sizers faster than I can store all these wonderful; pieces, but keep on coming! I'll figure something out! Gilles told me his father lovingly restored the electronics inside this and it just … Continue reading Stereophonic Awesomeness
Can I continue going this way? I've been building up my stock of new refurbished furniture and hope to start on new designs of lamps, lighting fixtures, and miscellaneous decor items and ideas. Of course, I want to sell all this stuff, that's why I build the website for Found - The Repurposed Design Company. … Continue reading “We are in quite a pickle, aren’t we, Samwise old boy?”
Why I'm Sooooooooooo Ready for an Angel Investor! Today I received an email from a kind person downsizing their home. They saw a wanted ad I posted on Kijiji for old furniture. In truth, I've posted a few ads like this asking people to reach out for the stuff they don't want. I'd rather try … Continue reading Angel Investor Wanted – Please Apply Here
I'm up at the beautiful Mont Gabriel Resort & Spa (www.montgabriel.com) for the annual QCNA Gala. I'm so grateful to be able to help my dear friend Richard and support English local newspapers in Quebec by offering some artwork to their silent auction. The weather is gorgeous, the hotel is alive with people, and the … Continue reading Ready for the QCNA silent Auction!
About the same time I started my 500 Works of Art... project, I started sharing the art on Patreon to help with crowdfunding my future projects. Patreon is a combination Peer-support system and crowdfunding platform. There are a great many international artists giving away their creative output thanks to Patreon. They give free music, art, and … Continue reading Get Funding For Your Creativity
"The Surprise Of A Meaningful Career Choice." or "Good Friday, Indeed!" Yesterday felt like an affirmation of a lifetime of learning and career choices put into action. First, the power of gratitude is AWESOME! I've been fostering friendships with many local respectables for years. Often struggling to find opportunities to help them and thank them … Continue reading “The Surprise Of A Meaningful Career Choice.” or “Good Friday, Indeed!”