Tag: Interiors

Adding a Little Texture.

Adding a Little Texture.
A well designed interior always introduces a texture.  Whether that be in a rug, wallcovering, fabric, or an interior material such as raw wood. Texture gives an appearance and feel to the space.  Here are some interesting textures to consider for your home. shaggy rug embossed wallpaper. try these paintable wallpapers Jute rugs. Natural Wood... Read more »

Quick and Easy Drapery...

As Fall approaches and we Chicagoans spend most of our time indoors from the cold.  Why not change up the windows we stare at all winter long? Here are some easy and inexpensive ways to give your windows a new look. *soft ivory silk fabric with a long romantic drape. try pottery barn for good... Read more »

The Color Purple

Do You Have a Purple Addiction?  There are many shades of purple how do you choose?  Some of my favorite purple paint colors: Benjamin Moore Affinity Kalamata  Pratt & Lambert Grape Hyacinth Pratt & Lambert Chinese Violet  Martha Stewart Grape Jelly Bean    Where would you use the color purple? photos via a punch of... Read more »
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Affordable Remodeling

I recently was researching new tile options for a client’s basement bath and I’ve wrote about this company before but it’s worth another mention! PORCELANOSA  They have a local showroom at the Chicago Merchandise Mart but they are now being carried at select local tile shops which makes it easier for us out in the... Read more »

Where to Wednesday?

Where to Today?  Mecox Gardens in Chicago located on 406 N. Clark One of my favorite shops in Chicago by far! They carry amazing accessories along with furniture, lighting to die for and the best side tables.  It’s a great source for a knick-knack collector or someone who loves to add great pieces to their... Read more »