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April 6, 2012
Celebrate the fabric of women in a day of inspiration,renewal, and education for women in all stages of life whileraising funds for women’s scholarships at IPFW.
April 27, 2012
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum4000 Parnell Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
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New venture offersfurniture, accessoriesand more
Jim Brubaker Designs,Inc. has launched a newventure, called JBDHome. The new part of the business will featuregift accessories, furniture,home accessories andmuch more.The addition of serviceswas added after JimBrubaker and KarlRaupfer worked togetherand attracted a customerfollowing.“We had a lot of oldcustomers asking whenwe were going to open astore,” Raupfer said.The design side of thecompany has alwaysworked with interiors.“We have always doneinterior work and pickingout paint. We’ve alwayshad gift accessories andhome accessories onhand,” Brubaker said.Jim Brubaker Designs,Inc. was established toprovide clients with a fullrange of landscape serv-ices that focus on creativedesign.The same creativeelements stand out in theJBD Home storeroom,which features manydifferent home items andservices.“We carry everythingfrom artwork to furniture,to lamps to occasionaltables and silk arrange-ments,” Brubaker said.The business alsocreates custom silk arrangements and stagingfor home sales.Raupfer said the storecan help customers withre-staging with their ownitems too.“Not just new stuff,” hesaid.In time for spring andsummer, outdoor livingitems, such as statues andbirdbaths will also befeatured at the location.With a new showroomand plenty of ideas, thestaff of Jim BrubakerDesigns will host an OpenHouse on April 12, 13 and14, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.JBD Home has seemedto be well-received by thecommunity so far, Raupfersaid.“It’s just been fun. Wedo a little bit of every-thing,” he said.JBD Home is located at909 Lawrence Drive, off of Illinois Road, next tothe Acura/Subaru dealer-ship. For more informa-tion, call 260-436-3639 orvisit www.jimbrubakerde-signs.com.
By KELLY MCLENDON
JBD Home offers a diverse array of home furnishing options.
Photo by: Kelly McLendon