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THE LEGEND OF ST. VALENTINE The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. But who was Saint Valentine, and how did he become associated with this ancient rite? Did You Know? Approximately 150 million Valentine's Day cards are exchanged annually, making Valentine's Day the second most popular card-sending holiday after Christmas. The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named...

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With a little imagination and some good ol' elbow grease, you can transform any old door into a one-of-a-kind piece that's both useful and beautiful.  And in case you don't know how I feel about old window frames, I LOVE old doors that much more--oh doors! There are a ton of great uses for an old door. 8 Different Uses for Old Doors 1. Many old doors have recessed panels that are perfect for insetting a mirror. 2. Solid-wood doors make great tabletops, as they're already cut to a convenient size. Simply find a door you like, paint it, or strip or sand...

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**Seasons Greetings**   from your consignment shop just like home... During the holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. It is in this spirit that we say... Thank you and best wishes for the holidays and Happy New Year.Wishing you the joy of family, the gift of friends, and the best of everything in 2017. Happy Holidays from our team!James, Susan, Jacob, Mary, Nancy & Jeanne Week Before Christmas SALEStarting Tuesday 12/20 and going through 12/24, all Holiday merchandise will be discounted 50% from the original price. Holiday HoursSaturday, December 24thOpen 10am – 3pmSunday, December 25thClosedSaturday, December...

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Ancient alchemists spent hundreds of years perfecting their craft of transforming common metals into gold, silver and other precious metals. Now YOU have the ability to turn back time on any of your favorite furniture pieces in just five simple, stress-free steps. Follow, enjoy, and repeat!   Step 1: Have a vision; create your story. Painting furniture is easy. BUT the real trick is painting furniture to tell a unique story that transcends the boundaries of time and space. With Caromal Colours' Artisan Collection paint (which we carry!), you can bring your vision to life with texture, tone and a...

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