Style Mixing and Making a Space Your Own

Defining your style can be difficult and sometimes we feel like we don't fit in a particular box.  Sometimes those defining styles get a little blurry and that's okay!  Today we're discussing three distinct styles and how they can blend together and still look different and individual. Contemporary, simply put, is the style of today. …

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Curated Art Displays

  I promised more artwork and this time want to show a beautiful way to display them. While a gallery wall can still be a great way to display art, for some of us it can be overwhelming to undertake. One of my favorite alternatives for displaying art, is layering selected prints on a shelf. …

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Mad Love for the Midwest

I am a Midwest girl, through and through. I grew up in Michigan and spent summers enjoying the outdoors camping, hiking, swimming (in our many many lakes!) Winters were not ignored either with snowmobiling and ice skating. Even though I lived several years in the southern states and spent some time overseas, I don’t think …

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Frank Lloyd Wright House & Studio

  Taking advantage once again of the amazing architectural story surrounding this city of ours, we took a little cruise over to Oak Park to experience some truly iconic architecture. On the way, when explaining who Frank Lloyd Wright is to my 4 year old she immediately referenced our favorite book “Iggy Peck, Architect” by …

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Farnsworth House

Wondering what the 14 year wedding anniversary gift is? Did you guess ivory? Traditionally, you’d be correct but if you’re a designer, it’s architecture! At least for this designer it is. I hand drafted the house in college so it was a special treat to finally make the field trip! Farnsworth house was designed by …

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