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Contact: Alison Seibert, LANE

Rejuvenation Announces Second Annual Make Your Home Your Own Contest

Hundreds of Inspirational Rooms; Three Chances to Win.

PORTLAND, Ore. April 1, 2010 - So often, it's the finishing touches that have the greatest impact on a room; Rejuvenation passionately handcrafts, quality reproduction lighting and hardware, with just that in mind. To celebrate those who recognize the importance of the crowning details of a room, the company is launching its second annual Make Your Home Your Own Contest. Beginning April 1st, visitors to Rejuvenation's website are invited to share their personal inspiration and show how it helped them make their home uniquely their own, for a chance to win up to $1,000.

Submissions will be accepted between April 1-29 by posting photos and describing how they've changed their room. On May 4th the polls open for two weeks and website guests will be able to cast their vote to help determine the People's Choice winner of a gift certificate worth $1,000 of Rejuvenation product.

In addition to the People's Choice prize, a second $1,000 gift certificate will be awarded to the owner of the room as chosen by a panel of seven industry experts. The panel boasts the following authorities on all things home design:

  • Janel Laban, Managing Editor of the home design blog Apartment Therapy.
  • Mary T. Sheely, Senior Editor of
  • Doug Harnsberger, Historical Architect with John Milner Associates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ayn-Monique Klahre, Associate Editor for Woman's Day Special Interest Publications
  • Mary Ellen Polson, Senior Editor for Old-House Interiors and Arts & Crafts Homes
  • Keith Fineberg, principal of KSF Architects, located near Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Lynn Byrne, interior designer and blogger located in Westchester County, New York.

Rejuvenation's 170 employees will vote to determine a third winner, who will receive a $500 gift certificate. All winners will be announced on June 1st, 2010.

Our Customers Inspire Us

"We obsess over the details of period authenticity and great design like no one else - except maybe the people using our products in their homes. Our customers continue to be one of our best sources of inspiration, so we're excited to offer the Make Your Home Your Own contest to foster a community for sharing ideas and inspiration." notes Bonnie Choruby, Rejuvenation's Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising.

About Rejuvenation

Rejuvenation was founded in 1977 with a passion for old houses and buildings. Today, it is America's largest manufacturer and leading direct marketer of classic American lighting and house parts. Inspired by history, period-authenticity and customer creativity, Rejuvenation's diverse line spans the 1870s to 1960s. Collections include: Victorian, Period Basics, Classical Revival, Old World, Arts & Crafts, Colonial Revival, Mid-Century Modern and Deco. Homeowners can stay true to their home's era, and also have the flexibility to mix-and-match styles to create more personalized and eclectic environments.

The company donates ten percent of its after-tax profits to non-profit organizations dedicated to environmental conservation, historic preservation, the arts, and equal-access housing. Products are sold through the company's catalogue, retail stores in Portland, Ore. and Seattle, Wash, and website.


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