Archive for April 2011

Spring Show @ Architectural Artifacts.

Spring Show @ Architectural Artifacts.
Much love for Architectural Artifacts not only because my husband and I got married there but it is a fantastic place for one of a kind pieces! Check out their annual Spring Show this Sunday May 1st from 10:00-5:00. They have around 50 exhibitors offering anything from ceramics, jewelry, handmade textiles to baked goods.  Some... Read more »

A Little Can Go A Long Way...

A Little Can Go A Long Way...
I’ve been in a creative spirit this week. Many people always ask for me for little, inexpensive ways to spruce up or add interest to their spaces.  Here’s some good examples of how a little can go a long way: 1. I am in love with this flame stich wallcovering for example.  It packs a... Read more »

A Fun and Modern Easter.

As Easter approaches this Sunday many of you are planning what to cook, what to wear, and most importantly how to decorate the home!  Here is my idea for a fun and modern take on Easter this year.. Happy Easter Chicago! -sources- camille styles images west elm dinnerware oakforest candles grassy name tags paper basket bouquet dot... Read more »
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Before and After on A Budget

Before and After on A Budget
I ran across a wing chair last summer at a garage sale for $75.00.  What a deal right?  The only problem is it was slipcovered in an untasteful creamy silk fabric! My next stop was to Loomcraft to find an affordable fabric  to re-cover the piece with. I found a great celedon linen velvet for... Read more »

Living Room: Colorful Collections

in Lime and Gray
-A Colorful Collection of Lime and Gray- Inspired for the Living Room Classic Cloth “archimedes” thru Dessin Fournir for Drapery Fabric Sofa-Restoration Hardware Coffee Table-BoBo Intriguing Objects Rug- Merida Abaca Rug Paint-Benjamin Moore Pillows-Dransfield & Ross Lamp-Jonathan Adler Artwork- Lisa Ridgers Chest- Stanton Home