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Senior Times - July 2017
Furniture Painter
By: Dawn Hawks
My name is Dawn Hawks and I love to paint. My "canvasses" mainly come from donations, garage sales, Habitat Restore, or possibly, picking up a piece from the curb. I paint furniture!
I went to the Painted Chair Affair two years in a row, each time wishing I had done a piece. Finally, the third year I painted a rocking chair and knit- ted a cushion to match. I was hooked!
I use acrylic paints, polyurethane and wax on all the pieces. Putting the piece where I can see it for a day or two, I form an idea of what I want to
do with it. I LOVE polka dots so they are on every piece. Sometimes, adding fabric will dictate which direction I take in design. Unusual trims, unique items (picnic baskets, stools, bird houses, side tables dressers, etc.) are some of my palettes.
I mainly do pieces for donations, auctions and fund raising. I would describe my work as happy, sunny, and sometimes even a little silly. A play kitchen made from an old television stand was so much fun to do, mainly, because it was for my granddaughter.
I painted a clock with her birth time,
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painted "granite" counter tops, stove burners, wallpaper, a view out the kitchen window of our backyard, and our dog, Daisy. I crocheted all sorts of "food" for the set. A stainless steel dog dish and donated faucet made up the sink. I even did a second piece for the
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01 420 S. Webster St, Homer, MI 49245 Teresa Ellis, 517-568-4393
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BATTLE CREEK MANOR
02 675 Wagner Drive, Battle Creek, MI 49017 Nicole Holmes, 269-969-6244
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CALHOUN COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
04 1150 East Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014 Donna Mahoney, 269-962-5458
EVERGREEN SENIOR CARE & REHAB CENTER
05 111 Evergreen Road, Battle Creek, MI Tasha Brutsche, 269-969-6110
GRAND VISTA ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY
06 99 Vista Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036 Dustin Burrett, 517-227-5225
GRAND VISTA ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY
07 208 Winston, Marshall, MI 49068 Dustin Burrett, 517-227-5225
HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER
08 200 East Roosevelt Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49037 Brittany Briegel, 269-965-3327
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09 14420 Helmer Road South, Battle Creek, MI Alyssa Jones, 269-969-4000
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10 890 Territorial Road, Battle Creek, MI Mandi Hunson, 269-968-0300
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11 14661 Helmer Road South, Battle Creek, MI Alyssa Jones, 269-969-8900
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13 706 North Avenue, Battle Creek, MI Susan O'Dell, 269-964-4655
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14 240 E. North St, Hastings, MI 49058 Neily Stolicker, 269-945-9564


































































































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