Traditional Hutch Turns Modern

I’m currently lying on my couch after throwing my back out yesterday. Darn you, weak body. Yesterday marked the true end of the busiest summer of my life, and I’m so glad to be resting, even if it is my body that is making me. I just can’t imagine why my body doesn’t like to run 12 miles, hang dry wall, paint, clean, and move furniture in a day… weird.  Continue reading “Traditional Hutch Turns Modern”

The Tale of an Art Deco Dresser

This month has been full of excitement. A door opened to me at the beginning of the month as I was offered to lease my very own studio space in the design district of Annapolis, MD. I’ve been given the opportunity to work beside multiple creative small businesses and I’m overwhelmed with gratitude. As young and new to all of this as I am, I’m so excited to learn from new, talented friends.

My only question: what do people do with an empty garage? I just can’t seem to remember.

With this new business opportunity, I’m beginning the process of deciding on an official business name and working on my image. Yes, friends, things may be changing here at the Restored Living blog; but I promise it’s for the better and it will still be me and my creations!

I actually wanted to share this Art Deco dresser with you today, because this transformation has been the engine that got my brain turning onto new ideas for my business. I’ve had this dresser for many months and it’s been the last on my priority list for several reasons, but it’s finished now and safely in my studio.

Let me tell you a little about it, and the story I’ve imagined it to have.  Continue reading “The Tale of an Art Deco Dresser”