Upholsterer realizes a dream with shop in Fenelon Falls


Lisa Vehrs says it makes sense to re-upholster treasured pieces of furniture because of the quality of materials and construction, especially those made decades ago. She grew up cottaging in Sturgeon Point and opened in Fenelon Falls about a year ago. – Image and story courtesy of Mary Riley/Metroland

Lisa Vehrs says cottaging all her life in Sturgeon Point she never dreamed she would one day have a shop in Fenelon Falls.

But, when her childhood friends Chris Van Lierop and Tim Wisener (who also cottaged for years in Sturgeon Point) decided to open Home by Tim+Chris and the Colborne Street Gallery in the village they told her, “You’re coming with us.”

Read the rest of this article featured in the March 7, 2019 edition of Kawartha Lakes This Week.

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