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Install Nightmares | Mending Our Biggest Mistakes

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In this episode we want to talk about the hurdles that have hit the furniture industry and consumer industry as a whole. And then go into install struggles and how we overcame those - make it light hearted and funny and plus our design services and how we love our clients and their understanding through it all. “We had a life coach come in and speak to us about 5 years ago and she had to release us from all of this trauma and say, ‘You guys were cowboys then.’ and she said, ‘Hurray for failure! That’s how you learn.’” 22:46

Gracie wallpaper nightmare 4:13
The cool monkey wallpaper 7:25
Installing a basement for a celebrity 10:26
Sue’s nightmare ink story 16:10
Year one of Alice Lane 18:27

“I come in and was like, ‘So what do you think? Are we good? Are there any edits you wanna make? Anything you want to add in?’ and she yells up to her husband, who was up in his office and was like, ‘Hey, so-and-so, what do you think?’ and he’s like, ‘Keep the chair. ONE chair.’” 21:36

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