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Tanglewood Works


About Sue,

My Many Incarnations

Former owner of SadieDey's Cafe, current owner of ShabadabChic, Simply Sue Marketing and Promotions, a member of the Wild Anacostian (I sing too!) and now the proud Proprietress of Tanglewood Works:

Here at Tanglewood Works, these varied roles and passions have come together as a project for the RePurposed, ReDesigned, ReImagined!.

It all started with a move from the CA Bay Area to   fabulous Hyattsville/Riverdale Park sans any furniture whatsoever. We watched TV on patio chairs while I searched for my next project. Little did I know that my passion was finding me.

How could I fill our new home with what was left from the house downpayment? UPCYCLING of course! I'd always loved tuning trash to treasure and now I was on a mission. I've filled the house 3 times over with all my projects and what was a means to an end became Shabadaba Chic.  I've sold at fairs and festivals, online and even in a booth inside of Community Forklift.

After consigning inside Forklift  I've upgraded into my own studio and showroom where I not only sell my Shabadaba Chic line of furniture, and my line of wood imprinted jewelry, "Against the Grain" I'm also taking this opportunity to showcase my fellow artists and upcyclers in the greater DC area.

Our collective mission is to bring beauty and creativity to what may have otherwise filled out landfills.


What we are about is beautiful sustainability!

ART: Tanglewood Works features the work and activity of several Route One artists. Home to the Arts District towns of Mt. Rainier, Brentwood, North Brentwood, and Hyattsville, this area is rich for artists and audiences alike. Stay tuned for more featured work by our Tanglewood Works community.

UPCYCLING: We are located in and a project of Community Forklift.



Upcycle+art on Rt.1

Tanglewood Works is a project of Community Forklift; we are housed in this same building on Tanglewood Drive in what was once the thriving port town of Bladensburg. This is the UPCYCLE part.

Now, the ART: We are part of the Route One Arts District that incorporates both the Gateway CDC and the Hyattsville CDCGateway Arts District as the heart of Prince George's County's arts beat. These two community development corporations  work to ensure that this Prince George's County Arts District is lively, walkable, and bikeable, where people of all ages and backgrounds are shopping in local stores, eating at cafés and restaurants, and enjoying arts and entertainment venues.

Come and see us soon.


E-mail sue@tanglewoodworks.com
Phone 415-595-9839
Web Links Website

Open Hours
Sunday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Location 5132 Baltimore Ave.
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Entry Added BySue Older-Mondeel | Entry #2029

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