Who We Are
Fort Worth local family-owned online retail business born out of a dream to encourage creativity, talent, knowledge, and growth to one's full potential.
Purposed to minimize waste in our local society, Simple Wood Ideas strives to repurpose and upcycle furniture for variety of looks: from simple and elegant to modern and contemporary styles.
Founded and owned by a Texan small business woman entrepreneur, Elaine Marcus is also a mother and a wife who believes in American dream for better and simpler life for future generations.
2003 - 2008
Newly-wed couple started repairing old broken furniture in their garage.
2008 - 2013
Selling used furniture online made it possible to warehouse it at a storage facility in South Fort Worth .
Much of donated broken furniture was shipped on pallets and wooden crates, thus making it possible to reclaim the wood material for woodworking.
With the help of large wood reclaiming equipment and accumulated byproducts of broken furniture (knobs, hinges, etc), Simple Wood Ideas Custom Furniture was brought to life with trial and error projects.
We design and make usable items with wood and other materials from whatever is available at any given time.
Credit cards and Paypal through the website and over the phone. Venmo, Zelle, or Cash require email approval.
- We collect Texas Sales Tax (those claiming tax exempt status must supply TX exemption certificate)
- All payments are NON-Refundable once construction begins
- All payments are due upfront. Build turn-around time is 2-5 business days depending on holidays, order quantity, material availability, etc. Freight shipping charges and transit times are estimated and must be verified with the carrier.
Our Hardworking Team is Always on the Job
There are obstacles. There are mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.
Green Business is Not Easy
Working hard for something we don't care about is called stress, but for something we love is called passion.
Finding Solutions to Many Problems
It is hard work, perseverance, learning, sacrifice, and love of what you do.
Making Healthy and Ecofriendly Choices
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognise them.