VAVABODE

FRIDAY AT FIVE: apple cider margaritas

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smoky harvest apple cider margaritas.

"I have done plenty of cinnamon sugar cocktail rims, but never a salted one. Let me just say, it’s probably one of the best things ever … salty, cinnamony, and sweet? Yes, please!"  Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest

We can't think of a better way to enjoy cider. Amy and I will be drinking these killer margaritas throughout the holiday season. Cheers!

Get Tieghan's recipe at Half Baked Harvest! 

BEFORE + AFTER: Baumritter Nightstands

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BEFORE + AFTER

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We were sold on these Baumritter nightstands (set of two) because of their solid construction, lovely details, and timeless, classic style.

Construction: Although they have been around for a long time, these tables are solid. It could be because they were “Made in Vermont” or because they were made before mass production of inexpensive furniture. Hmmm.

Details: We love the dovetailed drawers, tapered curved legs, and the perfect shelf that is ideal for artwork.

Style: A traditional silhouette that will meld nicely with other design styles in your home.

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From blah to ooh-la-la. Our makeover gives these night tables the wow factor.

PAINT: We chose Farrow & Ball: Lamp Light Grey because it is neutral enough to blend with other colors, yet bright and cheerful. 

DETAILS: “Dipping” the legs in silver dresses them up a bit and adds a touch of modern. We also added sleek new hardware.

ARTWORK: In selecting artwork for the shelf, we chose birds since they are classic, loved by many, and, we have never been able to forget the Portlandia skit … “put a bird on it!”  

We would love to work with you on a project for your abode. Select a customizable piece from our shop (a dresser or a bar perhaps?) that fills a space in your home in need of an eye-catching pop. If there are elements of these night tables that speak to you, we can replicate those features and tailor them to your specifications.

CONTEST: What's Your Fave?

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VOTE BELOW TO ENTER CONTEST

ENTER YOUR VOTE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A HAND MADE DECOUPAGED GLASS TRAY (valued at $47).

This cabinet is part of our CUSTOMIZABLE inventory. We're ready to give it a facelift. Help us decide which artwork to apply to the front. See the choices below and then vote for your fave.


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#1. FRENCH GRISAILLE

Cognac and Grand Marnier come to mind when opening up this liquor cabinet.

A modern rendition of a Grisaille design on the front door panels. We envision a full gloss Pitch Black or All White inside and out. With Down Pipe Grey lining the inside back wall.


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#2 ASIAN INFLUENCE

A cabinet for any room of the house -- to have and to hold all your prized possessions.

Flowers galore. An Asian influenced burst of flora. This piece screams Pitch Black on the outside and inside with a Rectory Red interior back wall.


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#3. BOTANICAL

The perfect entryway chifferobe that holds your sun hats, driving gloves, and wellies.

A rare botanical old-world illustration celebrating butterflies, growing reeds and underwater life. It is a statement piece that won't go unnoticed. We see a Pitch Black interior and exterior with a Hague Blue accent wall on the inside.


CONTEST RULES: ENTER YOUR NAME, EMAIL ADDRESS, + SELECT YOUR FAVORITE LOOK. ONLY ONE VOTE PER EMAIL ADDRESS. WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON OCTOBER 19th, 2017!

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