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Friday, July 31, 2009

Dog Days of Summer Sale!

to help beat the heat
we are offering
20% off all Black Dog items
for the month of August!

Stop by and SAVE!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Elk River Touring Center

if you have a hankering for some fly fishing,
mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding
or just breathing in some clean mountain air...
here's cousin Baker enjoying some fly fishing at Elk River!
we had a great time hanging out with Gil, Mary and Gus
this weekend @ FloydFest and look forward
to visiting their mountain getaway soon!

Regional Artist Gill Pollard

thought i'd share a few of my favorites

from regional artist Gill Pollard
available here @ Black Dog Salvage

Custom Pet Portrait by Alicia Berlin

artistic talent runs through this family!
recently created this pet portait for
the winning bidder at a Roanoke Dog Park fundraiser.
(this little guy reminds me of my Moses)
we're going to miss Alicia in the Marketplace
and wish her the best on her new adventures to come!

Primitive Step Back Cupboard / Hutch / Cabinet JUST ARRIVED

another fabulous find

primitive step back cupboard
brought back to life with reclaimed materials
36" wide x 89" tall x 19" deep
excellent storage for any nook of your home or business!

Miss Kay Folk Art @ Black Dog Salvage

we met Miss Kay this weekend @ FloydFest
her booth was a few down from ours
and we ended up taking some of her artwork back to the shop!

she recently completed a show at Oddfellas in Floyd

and now has a few fun finds here @ Black Dog Salvage

ranging from large (above) to small (below)

'a weed is just a flower in disguise'

who can resist this sweet face?
stop by to take a look!
to see more of Kay's work online,
visit her website HERE

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Fearrington Village - photos of Black Dog Salvage finds!

many thanks to our client R. B. Fitch, owner
of Fearrington Village in Chapel Hill, NC,
for sharing photos of his Black Dog Salvage finds!
Rustic mantle with custom wrought iron brackets, pictured above.

Antique Wrought Iron Gates

salvaged from Egypt - between 100-200 years old

when R.B. first saw this iron, it was covered with
a rusted patina - with his vision and our skilled craftsmen,
it now has a new life!

custom water fountain, created using
salvaged window guards
found HERE

on a personal note, i enjoyed
visiting Fearrington Village a few years
back for a wonderful wedding -
it's absolutely beautiful and the perfect spot for a celebration!
happy 9th anniversary
carrie & charif :)

Monday, July 27, 2009

FloydFest REVIVAL! ' Can I Get a Witness?

Black Dog Salvage is back from
four days of fun @ FloydFest

it was a family affair with help
from Mike & Susie's son Tay & nephew Andy

cheers to festival co-founder Erika Johnson,
here with Susie & Mike, for another incredible year!

The Black Dog Salvage booth was perched

on top of Hill Holler, one of the 8 festival stages.

It's always nice to see a Black Dog shirt in the crowd!

the view from the Black Dog booth

Susie & Tay

this was a familiar sight around the festival

wish i had a shot of susie & me

we had fun giving it a try!

we're showing up next year with our very own hoops, watch out :)

i loved this shot

this dad was totally enamoured with his little one

FloydFest is great fun for all ages

Our bells were a big hit with the young & young at heart!

this little cutie was sporting

a HUGE balloon from Star Hill

my friend Emily with her little peanut

Ellie's first FloydFest!

not cool William

FloydFest is known for weathering storms

thankfully we had some cover

what to do when it rains?

break out a guitar :)

here's Andy passing the time in the trailer

thankfully everything we brought

could handle the wind & rain

as Mike mentioned in

no worries... the rain did not put a damper on any of the good vibes!

come Sunday,

Everything Must Go!

brought to you by Baker & the letter 'E'

also known as the

'I Don't Want 2 Take It Home'


many thanks to Kelly (pictured here w/ Mike & Tay),

for providing the eye catching & often amusing submarine!

it's amazing it survived the weekend

without any tooth marks!

check out the painted eyelids... freaky!

we had a such great time at the festival

meeting new folks & seeing familiar faces

we're already looking forward to next year!

'till then... peace out :)

Friday, July 24, 2009

Floyd Fest Fever!

nice article in the Roanoke Times
with a quote from our very own Mike Whiteside
click HERE for the article
* thanks to William Alexander for sending a picture of the Black Dog Salvage booth - cell & internet service is limited at the festival site, so it was fun to see it all set up - i'll be out there sat & sun and will take more pictures to post Monday!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

High Quality Leather Upholstery Hides NOW AVAILABLE @ Black Dog Salvage!

pictures will never do these justice
they are simply divine
leather hides ready for your next project!
stop by to take a peek
Black Dog Salvage
902 13th Street SW
Roanoke, VA

Iron Window Guard Console Table

here's another creation from our shop
iron console table made from salvaged window guards

available here @ Black Dog Salvage
$750 (without top)

Reclaimed Oak Island / Sideboard

just arrived from our shop
custom reclaimed oak table
this would make a fabulous kitchen island or sideboard

51 1/2" x 26 1/4"x 37" tall
available here @ Black Dog Salvage