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Purposely Re-purposed

February 21st, 2019

It’s the unique mosaic of authenticity that makes a house a home – a coveted collection of memories and inspirations that lie quietly within each keepsake that decorates our most exclusive space. Colder temperatures and more time spent indoors makes winter the ideal time to refresh your sense of creativity – building upon this comforting domestic collage.

The Berkshires are surrounded by the arts, including its plethora of antique shops that add to our rich history and inspire imagination.  Upcycling is the art of bringing new life to old or unusable materials.  Some of our favorite “upcycled” goods come from repurposed antiques.  Feed bags, door knobs, bottle crates, jars, tools, frames – the possibilities are endless – all lend themselves to unique opportunities for upcycled projects that will give your home that whimsical flair and distinct personality.



The 
Hudson Valley
Litchfield Hills, & Berkshires host some of the best “antiquing” in the country.
(Click each region to view the Tri-State Area’s most incredible Antique Shops.)

To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour…
-William Blake

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11 East Main Street
Salisbury, Connecticut 
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Millerton, New York 
p: 518-789-8800
f: 518-789-8804
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Norfolk, Connecticut 
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Falls Village, Connecticut
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Copyright ©2022. Elyse Harney Real Estate, LLC All rights reserved. Elyse Harney, Principal Broker. Serving Connecticut, New York & Massachusetts. Main real estate office located at 11 East Main Street, Salisbury, CT 06068. No photo or description is to be used without expressed written permission. Descriptions are subject to errors, omissions, unannounced price changes, and/or availability. Care has been taken in preparing these descriptions, but no warranty is intended or implied. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the correctness of all statements. Privacy Policy  New York Fair Housing NoticeStandard Operating Procedures

11 East Main Street
Salisbury, Connecticut 
p: 860-435-2200
f: 860-435-2724
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36 Main Street
Millerton, New York 
p: 518-789-8800
f: 518-789-8804
Email Here

22 Maple Avenue
Norfolk, Connecticut 
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f: 860-542-5048
Email Here

9 Barnes Road
Falls Village, Connecticut
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f: 860-453-4252
Email Here

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