Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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I love the looks of this coffee table that?? Saídos da Concha posted to our Fresh New Spaces Group on Flickr:
It’s an upcycled pallet with some simple wheels attached and some very nice styling. The geraniums are the perfect touch. For more lovely photographs and images from her handmade life, check out Concha’s blog. She even has very simple instructions for how to make this table.
Tuesday, February 5th, 2008
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Designers Matthew and Ariana Broerman of Paper Cloud have brought a truly handmade approach to design. All of their pieces, from journals to pillows to cards to lampshades, are made solely by the duo in their Cincinnati studio.
If you are on the hunt for a geniunely handmade item for your home, Paper Cloud is a great place to start. Enjoy the Q&A!
I find it inspiring that you two went from making handmade holiday cards for your friends and family to starting a business as extensive as Paper Cloud. A dream for many of us (myself included)! How did Paper Cloud come together and get off the ground?
When we started Paper Cloud in the fall of 2005, we had both been working as designers for two years in Cincinnati. We got great responses from the cards we were making for friends and family and we loved the idea of working and designing for ourselves. Matt comes from a very entrepreneurial family, and he grew up seeing the freedom and flexibility you have when you own your own business. Both of those things Read the rest of this entry »