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Capp, Mike & Shawna

Mike and Shawna Capp have been creating separately for years. Mike is an accomplished artist who displays and sell his work all over the Puget Sound area and beyond. He finds inspiration for his artwork through his children's creativity and pop imagery. His work doesn't really mean anything dangerous, angsty or irksome. They're just recreations of monsters, superheros and robots.  Shawna retired from the apparel industry to stay home and homeschool the kids.  She's been crafty for years and, most recently, dabbling in woodworking. So he's the conceptual one and she's the one with the power tools and the know-how to make it three-dimensional.  This is their first collaborative project together.  Mike and Shawna currently reside in Snohomish with their two creative children. 

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Mike and Shawna Capp have been creating separately for years. Mike is an accomplished artist who displays and sell his work all over the Puget Sound area and beyond. He finds inspiration for his artwork through his children's creativity and pop imagery. His work doesn't really mean anything dangerous, angsty or irksome. They're just recreations of monsters, superheros and robots.  Shawna retired from the apparel industry to stay home and homeschool the kids.  She's been crafty for years and, most recently, dabbling in woodworking. So he's the conceptual one and she's the one with the power tools and the know-how to make it three-dimensional.  This is their first collaborative project together.  Mike and Shawna currently reside in Snohomish with their two creative children. 

Daydreamer

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 I love the challenge of refurbishing something that has a history or has just been well loved, into something with a new purpose and a fresh, playful  style.  Functionality is very important, especially in small space living, so things often have dual purposes.  I also love having a spot to curl up in with a great book and losing yourself for awhile.  So after finding this bench, which looked like something from a doctors waiting room, I thought this was the perfect opportunity to transform it into a self contained reading nook! The pieces are designed to sit together, as pictured, but can be separated for variety in any space.  The backboard is a reminder that fantasy can be found anywhere! With hints of many daydreams, sailing off on a big adventure, or  traveling to another world, it makes for a relaxing get-away no matter what reality brings. Sit, have a cup of tea and dream away!

R2C4 - aka The Robot Reader

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Our sister gave us the chair to get it out of her garage.  It sat in our living room for a couple weeks waiting to be transformed.  Nothing struck us immediately, then Mike mentioned a robot theme, as is the subject of several of his paintings, and with two kids who love Star Wars, legos, robots, etc., we ran with the idea.  Our vision was for more moving parts, lights, buzzers and such, but hey, we’re artists, not electricians!