“In many major cities, they had stores selling repurposed vintage furniture,” says Cardoso. “I have very eclectic taste in home decorating, and I try to be very green. I don’t want the landfill getting full.”
Located in a historic building on Bridge Street, the former site of the well-known Julia’s Lunch, Cardoso has set up a place that offers all kinds of eclectic home furnishings, including her specialty of repurposed furniture. Cardoso goes once a week to look for vintage furniture that she can use.
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“My daughter and I love to be creative and re-create pieces that have character,” Vinton said. “We just love it.”
Lubinski, a marketing major at Southeast Technical College, does the staging at the store, arranging the pieces for sale into living rooms and other displays.
“She’s a great artist,” Vinton said. “She can see things and predict what a piece will look like. She loves to stage furniture, her home is staged beautifully.”
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“Occasionally, my inspiration is so strong, I wake up at 2:30 in the morning to go to the workshop to continue working on a project just to see the end result,” said the 40-year-old owner of Rustique, a custom woodworking workshop located at the North Dam Mill in Biddeford.
For information on Bob McGrath’s work, visit www.antiquewoodcreations.com.
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