Archive for October 2010

3 things to love today.

3 things to love today.
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Best Foot Forward Friday

Hope you have a spectacular spooky halloween weekend! Put your costumes on and put your best foot forward.

Krazy for Knits

Krazy for Knits
This season I am crazy for anything knitted. Although the craft has been around for a long long time, designers have reinvented the look as always.  The knitted style is offered in a variety of products. Here are a few great products to add to your home or personal style.  A Funky Knitted Chair? By... Read more »
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Creating a Fun Kids Space.

Creating a Fun Kids Space.
How do you create a fun environment for kids? I believe it’s all about creating a space where kids feel free and comfortable to be themselves. Here are some helpful ideas and images.   1. Divide the space by areas. * Lounge-Reading area *Learning-Study Desk *Sleeping *Play 2. Creating a color scheme or theme helps... Read more »

Decorating for the Holidays

Decorating for the Holidays
This is my favorite season and I’m sure it’s a favorite to most. As the weather starts to get colder decorating and entertaining  in your home become essential.  If your starting to plan for Halloween parties or even Thanksgiving here are some crafty- inspirational images to get your design juices flowing!  Happy Fall Weekend Chicago! Photo... Read more »

Is This Your Dreamhome?

Is This Your Dreamhome?
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Dreamhome, it is a collaboration of local designers bringing you the best design ideas presented by the Design Center located on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart.  This season they are celebrating their sixth year and it’s quite a showstopper!  Below are some of my... Read more »
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Table Choices?

Table Choices?
If your anything like me a dining room table can be a tough decision to make.  I still haven’t purchased a dining table for my home.  It can be a significant investment and there are so many options.  You want to make sure it’s well constructed and will last throughout the next 10 years at... Read more »

Best Foot Forward Friday

As the weekend arrives and Fall is here, I hope you take the time to enjoy the weather outdoors & put your Best Foot Forward into a new week!  REST_FRESH AIR_& FALL TREATS photos via bonesliketimber, emmawho

The Wishbone Chair

Pure Green
A little quick history for the day never hurt anyone.  The craft of this famous furniture line was first started by Carl Hansen in 1908 and called the company Carl Hansen & Son.  In 1934 his son Holger Hansen being a new breed of young Danish talent entered the scene and later changed the company... Read more »
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Falling into Fall.

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As we begin the week, I can’t help but notice the all the beautiful fall leaves falling off the trees and the warm tones the leaves create. Since Fall is such a short season we want to capture and bring that same warm feeling inside the home.  Here’s what I came across this morning to... Read more »
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