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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Tiny Chest for Make-Up

I went with an art dealer friend of mine from Sun Valley Idaho to this huge antique show that shows and sells exclusively America Old West Antiques including these humongous (I mean 25ft x 15ft)Hand painted circus posters from the day when a circus was a circus….I am a bit off the track but I (who was born in Texas and tell no one! - I hate being a Little Cowgirl) after
3 days found myself drawn into all of it. It really was fascinating.
I brought the coolest corkscrew back. It was from an old saloon, imagine what went on around that corkscrew. Do you think someone like Miss Kitty from Gun Smoke used it?
I do.
The corkscrew hangs on the wall in my kitchen and people always comment on it.

Ok, back to the topic…..
I also bought some Cowboy Eye Doctors traveling medical box that he would have carried all the lenses in for exams.
It is designed in such a way that it has about 12 drawers , each measuring 5.5” W x 1.5”H x 13” D. The finished height of the piece is about 14”.
It has this great masculine leather handle on it.
I bought it thinking I would sell it to one of my clients.
When I got it home I was just sitting around starring at it and wondering if it would work well as a make-up box on my dresser.
YEP!! It certainly did.

Since then countless other women that I have worked for and with have all adopted this
Design Idea. It completely un-clutters your dressing area and keeps everything tidy and organized. I am not an organized person in the least. I love this thing.

You can find tiny little chests at craft shows, flea market, overstock .com and, marshalls, tj max, ross….the list is endless.
Ladies, ( and you know who you are )
I promise, you will love it too.
PS all the above little chests are small and not actual large dressers-
my sister just emailed me that i was unclear. sorry.

1 comment:

  1. Your blog is so pretty - and so are you!!! Loved your comment - can not believe what the asid did to you. They did that to a friend of mine in Houston - just from a magazine article that he didn't even write!!!! They are worthless.

    Thanks again - love your portfoio - you are SOOOOo talented!!!




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About Renée Finberg

I have been in this business since the age of 22.

I love what I do and cannot imagine my life without Design.

Design Challenges are great.

And because of those challenges

I have imported fine antique pieces from Paris,

Designed and Manufactured Furniture,

Created Fantastic Window Treatments,

And solved all kinds of spatial & architectural issues

With my unique style.

If I can't find it, I create it.

My rooms would make excellent movie sets.

I am a visual, tactile and audio sensitive individual.

Creating is what I live for, not math, not spelling, not science.

Just Great Design.

Just imagine how it would be if each of us,

If only for a few hours of everyday,We could be in a space that is our very own.A place that is exactly the way we want it to be

Surrounded by all the things we wanted to see,

The atmosphere we wanted feel, smell and the sound we wanted to listen to.

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