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Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, In : Furniture 

My favorite articulated sconce 
I was running around today trying to find some fun things to style a photo shoot that I'm doing Thursday. I didn't have time to go far, but needed lots to choose from, so my destination was 4th Street in Berkeley.

Feeling desperate, I walked in to the new Rejuvenation on 4th street. I've shopped there before, but only on-line for clients that needed period light fixtures (which they specialize in). 

They just recently started opening stores outside of Portland ...
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Somebody...snatch these up!

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Friday, March 2, 2012, In : Furniture 

I was out hunting for my list of client items when I came across two steals! 

I would have snatched them up myself, but I'd need another house just to store things.

At the Crate and Barrel Outlet in Berkeley they have this fabulous long console table for $200.

All it needs is a top!

I'm picturing a zinc wrapped top that could be done VERY EASILY and inexpensively.

This is what I'm picturing it looking like. 


Then I spotted this Travertine marble indoor/outdoor coffee table top marked down to ...

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Sitting Pretty

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, In : Furniture 

I've never really thought much either way of the Grandin Road catalogue, however, it arrived the other day in the mail and I was surprised to see some great stools at fantastic prices!

Alsace Metal Stool $49. (Great Deal!)




 Do you need a stool to sit on, put your feet up, or use as an accent table?


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Ikea Metamorphosis

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, In : Furniture 

I have to show you this amazing mid-century modern faux credenza!

Believe it or not, this is made by using the Ikea Akurum Wall Cabinets. It is a very simple process.

I love the very clean and sophisticated lines. It looks like a custom built piece. Of course, it is!

If you'd like the really simple and detailed directions, visit the very talented Morgan Satterfield at The Brick House and check out how to make your own "Fauxdenza"

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As an Interior Designer, I am constantly looking for new ways of re-purposing and re-using what people already have as well as finding new resources for affordable furnishings. This is just a place to share great resources, ideas, information about the trades, and ways of doing things yourself to help make your own home fabulous! 

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