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Eames Fiberglass Rope Edge Chair – The Story

Today Tofu is standing next to the Eames rocker with his toy, ready to play. I look at him and think back to how we got the rocker in the first place. We drove a moving truck through a bunch of snow in the middle of no where and then had Tofu lay on it for hours as we traveled to our new home. It’s one of those right-place at the right-time stories. Let’s take it back to about six...

World Market Weston Mid Century Modern Dining Table

Moving day is only two days away. Let’s face it, Tofu (the dog), hates apartment living. We’re six floors up and no backyard. His favorite hobbies are to smell plants, eat random things and listen for delivery trucks. Really, I can’t blame him. My husband is still working on painting the interior white. As I mentioned before, the whole house was a light gray including the ceilings. After he started painting, it made a drastic difference: from cave, to bright and open. I’ve...

The Eames Molded Chair

Yesterday I was assembling a pink reproduction Eames molded chair that will be used for our kitchen nook. The Eames chairs have a little spot in my heart. Even as a little girl, I loved these chairs. I remember in elementary school, I would walk into music class where several rows of Eames fiberglass chairs sat waiting for us. They were in a variety of colors; green, blue and yellow. I recalling sitting on the chairs and noticing how shiny...