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Farmhouse Chic

American Made Since 2010

Heather Lucas

Mobile, Alabama
Farmhouse Chic revives vintage and antique furniture in modern finishes and upholstery, redoing the Gulf Coast one piece of junk at a time.
Design,

Tell us about your business.

Farmhouse Chic is the creative child of a vintage junkie and wife and mother struggling to help provide for her family after the local economy fell apart and the bread winner was left without a job. What started out of love and necessity has evolved into a well known local design and refinishing business for this fun, forward thinking trend setter. Where junk abounds, therapy in found in the process of making a once neglected piece into a functioning work of furniture art. I see Farmhouse Chic evolving into a thought provoking approach on how a home is decorated. Keeping people out of big box stores filled with processed wood type materials imported from outside of the USA and showing them how a well thought out artistic approach of previously loved furniture can make a home so much more than furnished.

What makes your business stand out?

Being a female owned business and a predominately male trade makes you stand out a little, it also means you have to work even harder to prove you are just as good or better.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Someone shared this quote with me: I cannot tell you the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone. Ed Sheeran

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