Pattern Play

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Pattern Play at Home… I love mixing pattern on pattern, it creates that additional layer and interest to the room.  I think some people hesitate with the idea of mixing one pattern with a totally opposite type of pattern.  I would encourage it! Whether you are mixing stripes with a bold geometric or chevron and... Read more »

Make It Graphic

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Adding Graphic Wallpaper in Small Amounts. I tend to talk alot about wallcovering on this blog and I guess it is because for one I love wallpaper and secondly wallpaper has come a long way from the 1960′s-70′s style many of us are so use to thinking of.  It isn’t granny’s old olive green wallpaper... Read more »

Art Festival Season..

Summer is a great time to hunt for art and new artists! Here Are Some Events Happening Around the Area. Mark Your Calendars! Click For Event Details Artists on the Bluff is happening this weekend in Lake Bluff, IL Fountain Square Art Festival in Evanston is alson happening this weekend. Randolph Street Market Begins this... Read more »
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Clean and Modern Desks For Under $1000.00

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Looking for A New Desk For Your Home Office? I was quickly researching for a client this morning and ran across these three streamlined and stylish desks.  Perfect for any office space that needs a quick and updated look! Best of all they are all affordable. Good Design doesn’t always have to be high end!

Outdoor Accessorizing

Outdoor Accessories and Finishing Touches
It’s almost that time to freshen and accessorize the exterior of our homes! Here are a few great products and some outdoor inspiration to get you started. Click here to Enlarge

Giveaway Results...

Light As A Feather
Thank you to everyone who participated in the giveaway and a big thanks to Shabby Apple for allowing me to giveaway such a beautiful necklace!  After using a random list from Random.org the lucky winner is….. J.Kersten Congratulations and Remember to Use “AMYLEAFDESIGN10OFF” for 10% off at Shabby Apple good for the next 30days! Thanks... Read more »
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Weekend Giveaway!!!

Light As A Feather
My first ever giveaway comes from ShabbyApple.Com!  Before I tell you about the giveaway let me tell you a little about Shabby Apple.  Shabby Apple offers a wide range of vintage jewelry, flirty women’s dresses, stylish blouse’s, and even adorable maternity dresses!  Today I found the perfect black dress for work or play.  Let me... Read more »

Custom Wallcovering is Like Art!

Private Residence 
Claire Coles Design
Check out this amazing UK designer Claire Coles.  Her specialty is in custom couture embroidered wallpapers.  She creates the masterpiece by using fragments of hand-sourced vintage fabrics.  This private residence space is simply amazing! What a piece of art. Instead of investing in artwork you could invest in custom wallpaper? Check out some more of... Read more »

Rad iphone Cases

Make a Design Statement With Your iphone! Take a look at these iphone cases from society6 I think they are all pretty rad!  All around $35.00 each
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Happy Love Day.

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Pops of Red… Happy Valentine’s Day Chicago!
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