WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2015

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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in Norwood, where they store furniture in waiting, while their homes handle the overflow. "There are a lot of customers waiting for us when the doors open," says Logue. "There are young people just starting out, older people looking to downsize, or people looking to furnish second homes. Many of them, especially younger customers, like the idea of environ- mentally-friendly furniture." Customer Shirley Nicholson of Pembroke says she loves shopping these monthly markets. "Every time you go there you find something different. Search & Rescue Furniture has really unique, hand-painted furniture." Both women say they love what they do and tend to be collectors who want to put all the pieces they refinish in their own houses. Search & Rescue is a family affair with a husband, a son, daughters, and brothers and sisters pitching in. As for going forward, they are considering online sales (although, they say, the shipping can cost as much as the actual furniture) and custom work, where customers select a specific piece and finish. No matter what, says Kane, "It's obvious these girls love what they do. 188 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 5 artist profile "these girls love what they do"

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