Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Jayson Home & Garden always has exceptional items, furniture and curiosities for the home but their flea market finds are always amazing. A few of my favorites to ease you into the weekend. An antique Belgian settee from the 19th century – $3495 Vintage Brass Table from the mid 20th century – $595 Why, yes, […]


Yesterday I attended the media preview and opening hour of the One of a Kind Show. If you are looking for unique holiday gifts, make sure to visit the show before it closes this weekend. As with any craft show the range of what is offered is huge… from the beginner crafter hoping to make […]


The project? Revamping a tiny entryway and making it not only more appealing but also maximizing the space! It’s a work in progress, so as the space progresses I’ll share the photos. The first step was removing a giant ottoman being store against the wall. Rather than being an out-of-the way place to store it, […]


It wasn’t until working with a design firm with a particularly French aesthetic that I began to appreciate trims. From the simple and modern to the super extraveagent or traditional, a little bit of trim can utterly transform a project. A plain pillow can suddenly have some extra punch. The top or sides of your […]


Looking for another place to find unique pieces? Check out Griffins and Gargoyle Antiques in Chicago. You could easily pass this building and it’s charming courtyard without really noticing it’s there, but pay attention! A visit in to this shop is worth a trip to Ravenswood. Goodies inside! Will you be more intrigued by their […]