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REPURPOSE, REUSE, RECLAIM.  Change up your style.  Reinvent your space.  Add that one-of-a-kind, whimsical, or collectible piece that makes you smile every day.  We have created a local marketplace where furniture buyers and sellers can exchange items.  You can touch it, feel it, and even bring it home to try it out before you buy. We have some surprises too!  Check out our locally-sourced, reclaimed barnwood furniture.  We have some original art – oils, pottery, and photography.  We also love our local authors and jewelers. Many items are new and make great gifts.  We are here to give you the best experience possible in consignment and resale – whether you are buying or selling.

Who Are We?

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Helen Bardi – Director of Chaos & Customer Service

She has numerous talents and has excelled in customer service for over 30 years. She worked at Dunn & Bradstreet in the Controllers Dept. Helen has also worked for Ensign Corporation where she handled imports and customs as well as negotiated contracts. She worked with young children at Wesley United Methodist Church as a teacher and she set up the childcare program for Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. She is a certified cosmetologist and has many clients who continue to adore her. Helen comes by repurpose and resale rightly as she had space at the Consignment Warehouse in Naperville.

 

Lisa Simari  - Director of Creativity & Clarity

Lisa Simari  – Director of Creativity & Clarity

Lisa has a Certificate of Interior Design and she studied Interior Design at the Harrington Institute of Chicago.  She works with numerous clients as a space organizer (office and closet decluttering!) without spending loads of money.   She is the youngest of 7 kids and mother of four – lived in Naperville for 20 years and married to her high school sweetheart.  Lisa is also an excellent furniture painter and mover…

 

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Suzanne Lindsley  – Director of the Colorado Contingent

She specializes in residential design and space planning.  Suzanne has a design degree from the University of Minnesota.  She specializes in lighting, space planning, and architectural layout.  Suzanne has worked in residential and commercial applications with Synergy Consultants in New York City, Maggie Flowers Interior Designs in Duluth, Minnesota and Interior Systems Inc (ISI) in Fond du Lac, WI.  Suzanne consults for RESTYLE when she is in town.

 

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John Moosemiller – Cool & Collected

He is a great addition to our family at RESTYLE.  He is tall, smart, and a great swimmer. He is particularly gifted in math and chemistry and received a 34 on his ACTs.  After his senior year at NNHS, he will be going to the University of Houston to take advantage of his talents.   Meanwhile, we will be using him to fix furniture, hang pictures, greet customers, and work on the computer. John continues to surprise us with all that he can do.

 

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Amanda Cummings – Newbie and Nice

She is our newest intern and as sweet as can be!  Amanda comes to RESTYLE with a great attitude, ready for any task we throw her way.   Yes, she even plays a mean game of golf and she is gifted at tennis.  When Amanda isn’t in school or at RESTYLE, she is vounteering at the Humane Society.

 

 

 

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Andrea Lindsley – Consignment & Collection

She has a background in telecomm and worked for high tech companies in Minneapolis, Seattle, and Denver.  She designed computer networks and managed teams of sales people, design engineers and customer service for large clients throughout the United States.  Andrea also brokered partnerships in business development and international marketing  for software companies.  She started a few entrepreneurial ventures in retail sales, real estate, and stock trading.  She has lived in many different types of houses in numerous states all the while developing her skills in and feeding her passion for resale and consignment.  Andrea loves furniture architecture and design.

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Veronica Porter – Ambassador & Alliance Builder

She is the marketing guru for RESTYLE.  Veronica has other clients but we love to have her spend as much time as possible working with us because she is smart and fun – just like us!

 

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In The Press

NC17 – Savvy Shopping

Things We Love

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  • • New Uses for Old Things – Piano as Bookshelf
  • • Pinterest – EYE candy for every interest. We like the creative DIY ideas.
  • • Made in the USA – We can’t say enough about the quality pieces we see everyday that are made right in our own backyard.
  • • Salvaged Items – Whether from the curb or from your attic, you know what they say about someone’s trash?
  • • ART Glass – In fact, any colored glass is fabulous, especially when the light is just right.
  • • Mid-Century Modern – Chicago is a city that caters to the MCM design – cosmopolitan, clean, sleek and functional.
  • • Milk Glass – This is not your mother’s stuff. In a collection, it can look thoroughly modern.
  • • Great Lighting – Ambiance is everything. 3 way bulbs and dimmers are awesome
  • • Quality – You can see it, touch it, feel it, sit on it. You know it when you have it and also when you don’t.