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Friday Finds 9•1•17

Here are this week’s finds: The photo above and the header image for this post are from a tour of a colorful, renovated historic (1890s) row house.   Lily Pulitzer’s print studio designed a t-shirt with the logo pictured above to show support for Texas and raise money for the American Red Cross. Let us hope and pray…… Continue reading Friday Finds 9•1•17

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Friday Finds: 8•25•17

Summer is going by too quickly. My daughter started 8th grade this week, and fall is in the air here in Chicago. Have you noticed all the Halloween and fall merchandise on display in the stores? I’m not ready for that! Here are this week’s Friday finds: A colorful and traditional interior design portfolio   A…… Continue reading Friday Finds: 8•25•17

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Links for the Weekend 8•18•17

Happy weekend!   This blue and white wedding is right up my alley! The inspiration for the color palette came from the Blue Willow china pattern that I posted about this week. I love the place settings, invitations, cake (pictured in the header image), and the boxwood topiaries lining the aisle!   Inside a NYC designer’s classic…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 8•18•17

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Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

Happy Father’s Day weekend! 1. DESIGN: I am eagerly waiting the reveal of the 2017 Southern Living Idea House, which opens to the public this weekend in Bald Head Island, North Carolina. The interior designer of the Idea House, Lindsey Coral Harper Interiors, designs beautiful and preppy spaces such as the one pictured above and the header image as…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

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Shop Stylings: Rejuvenation Chicago

Chicago’s first Rejuvenation store opened recently, and since I had never been to one of their stores, I decided to visit. Rejuvenation, which has stores in various locations around the United States, is a home goods business known primarily for its lighting and hardware collection. Rejuvenation was started in Portland, Oregon in the 1970s and…… Continue reading Shop Stylings: Rejuvenation Chicago

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Design Trend: Pom Poms!

Have you noticed the pom poms that have been adorning home decor items lately? Pom poms are appearing on everything from baskets to bedding and bath items. I love pom poms.  They add a touch of lighthearted fun to ordinary items. I have hot-glued pom pom trim to a variety of items over the years to…… Continue reading Design Trend: Pom Poms!

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Shop Stylings: A Visit to Anthropologie Chicago

My sister was in town last week, and we had a good time poking around in the shops in my neighborhood. We popped into Anthropologie, which is always a visual treat, and I thought I would share some photos and impressions of the store’s home section with you. My neighborhood Anthropologie is heavy on clothing,…… Continue reading Shop Stylings: A Visit to Anthropologie Chicago