We are a mother, father, daughter, husband team. Our love for creating pieces that are one of a kind has developed over many years and each piece we create is a labor of love. We believe in a simpler time when pieces were made with hard work and sweat and a little bit of tenderness!
And if you wonder the meaning of the name - well the two guys make up the "BarnWood" & the two gals are the "Bangles." No, we do not make jewlery! LOL
Vin & Erin Scimeca
Vin & Erin Scimeca live in CT. When Erin was 10 years old her father bought her a Crayola Interior Design kit and her love for decor and interior design was born. She earn a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design but life took her into the world of Fashion instead. For the past 22 years she has worked as a model scout, making her creations in all her spare time.
Vinnie was born in NY. He worked in construction before turning to the world of technology. When the two were married and bought their first home they took on the project of renovating their house which they did entirely with reclaimed wood. So many people asked them to create something for their home as well,the two decided to launch BarnWood & Bangles!
Bud & Charlotte Lundgren
Erin's parents Bud and Charlotte are the source of her creative habit and the talents behind many of the hand-painted signs and home decor you love from BarnWood & Bangles. They grew up in the "hippie" era, a time where the world put importance on creativity, so Bud and Charlotte have always been very good with "handmade."
Bud worked in all levels of construction: from foreman to building houses (including the one they have lived in for 42 years) to working in restoration. Charlotte has been painting for over 30 years, having once owned her own shop in CT featuring only handmade items. Her sister-in-law had introduced her to folk art painting many years ago and the 2 took off appearing at craft shows all over New England, doing house parties and even decorating homes. The Lundgrens reside in MA.