Art and Craft Materials
"Imagination is more important than information"
A Source Place for Creative Living
loose ends, LLC is a unique company specializing in unusual products for home and garden with an emphasis on environmentally friendly products. Established by Sandi and Art Reinke in 1987, loose ends has grown to over 4,000 products including 800 different types of handmade papers, offering a 3 volume, 528 page, full color catalogue with creative ideas and design tips. In addition to a showroom, warehouse and gardens situated on three acres in Salem, Oregon, loose ends has showrooms in both Los Angeles, California and High Point, North Carolina.
described as a Disneyland for adults, loose
is simply magical. From the “Banana Bay Bamboo Furniture Company”
with everything imaginable made from bamboo and the coconut palm,
carries a variety of furniture, floor and wall coverings, and accessories.
From “Now & Zen” bringing a touch of the Far East
moving to items with a coastal living elegance style, from here to
the ”Paris Bistro” filled with fluffy, fussy, fantasy,
frivolous things, to rustic European products quite wonderful and
classic. And a handmade artisan’s gallery
passion of loose
is having a commitment to selling a majority of handmade articles
from villages worldwide. Sandi and Art personally travel to remote
areas working with local artisans developing design ideas for new
products while improving on existing items. This is done to keep the
craft work from dying out while keeping families working. These crafts
are not available in the United States and do not take work from Americans.
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