Gwenith Jones and Ken Forcier are, together, Gracewood Design. They offer unique, custom floor treatments that enhance the beauty, style, and elegance of any environment. They make floorcloths (handmade canvas rugs) and provide custom stenciling for surfaces including wood floors and interior and exterior concrete.
Forcier has decades of stenciling experience. He was initially schooled by his mother, Polly Forcier, a renowned researcher of American decorative arts. Jones has a background in product development. Both have strong design and color sensibilities.
Gracewood Design employs authentic stencil patterns from previous eras as well as original patterns, with a portfolio that includes early American, Victorian, Arts & Crafts, and modern designs. Both work in conjunction with their customers to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted canvas rugs and floor decoration.
Ken Forcier have been selected for the following Directories:
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