Category Archives: rustic decor

Bottle Bird Feeder

There was a glorious stretch of warm weather (50’s and 60’s) recently that melted all of the snow. The birds and I came out of hibernation mode. And, keeping with my basic instincts, I naturally had to feed the wildlife … Continue reading

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Pallet rack w/ earring holder

A modern twist on a classic pallet rack!  I got back to my roots a bit this week and repurposed some wooden pallets. Over the years, I’ve worked with pallets to transform them into wine racks, magazine holders, book racks, hat/scarf … Continue reading

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Lincoln Log Bench

I have a super power. For some odd reason, my brain automatically combines idioms. I don’t have to even think about it; it just happens. Not sure when it started, but it’s second nature to me now. When I consciously try … Continue reading

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Growth Chart

Until recently, there was an old apple tree that stood alone on a hillside overlooking the Bennington valley. If you’ve ever been apple picking or you’ve seen an orchard with these gnarled specimens, you are aware that apple trees are not known … Continue reading

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Adir-onic Sofa Table

The Hudson river not only separates Vermont and New York, but the Adirondack and Taconic mountain ranges. And while custom Adirondack furniture has saturated stores west of the river, I rarely see it across the state border in my neck … Continue reading

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The Redneck Butler

The sleepy town of Arlington, Vermont: famous for inspiring Norman Rockwell’s work and for having some of the best trout fishing on the east coast, thanks to the Battenkill river that winds its way lazily through the quiet valley. It’s home to … Continue reading

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Double Ladder Shelf

What’s better than one six foot ladder to hang/display stuff on? TWO ladders, attached with hinges at the top, made out of reclaimed barn wood with removable shelves. Oh happy day. I really don’t want to part with this piece. … Continue reading

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