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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Styling Like A Superstar! – coffee tables

Styling is like the icing on the cake, the cover on a book or the frame on a beautiful piece of art. It dresses the space and a room can completely transform with just the right accessories! You’ve selected your furniture and placed it so carefully but what’s missing, why is everything so flat? Accessories! …

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Society 6 Curated Picks!

One of my favorite places for affordable and unique art is Society 6. I have a huge love and respect for all you artists out there and can’t wait to promote your beautiful pieces! Afterall, art makes you feel things, whether it’s a photo that reminds you of childhood or an abstract that helps calm …

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It’s finally here!

I'm not just talking about my long awaited blog debut but the equally anticipated Autumn!  I don’t know about you but it feels like I’ve been waiting a lifetime to put on a sweater and boots and grab something pumpkin flavored (especially since up until about a week ago I was still wearing flip flops!). …

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