Tag Archives: Reuse

One Man’s Junk Is Another Man’s Treasure

Tim Sway of Wallingford, Connecticut loves trash…if it’s found on the side of the road even better. Sway calls himself an upcyclist. He takes bits from here and there and makes new things out of them, tables and chairs and widgets. To him old stuff has a history…he says can spot a wood pallet from Read more…

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My Annie Mame Boutique Is Just Plain Fun!

Peel back the vintage bark cloth curtain and you will find my Annie Mame world. I am chocked to the brims with all kinds of wonderful gifts, many of which are made in Connecticut. For the last three years, I have been in retail, and I am loving the things I am collecting from artisans Read more…

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Vintage Industrial Furniture Made In Connecticut

The Owner of Get Back Inc. in the Oakville section of Waterford, Connecticut came to to America 30-years ago with his family and worked in construction. In 2000 with little money he started building his company that specializes in reusing and repurposing American-made vintage industrial furniture and lighting. Tim Byrne has now built a thriving Read more…

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