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NeoCon News

This week marked the annual madness and mayhem known in the design industry as NeoCon  at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.  It’s three full days of the largest trade show and conference for commercial interiors with over 700 showrooms and exhibits and attendended … Continue reading

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Remembering….

Today I honor and give thanks to all the brave men and women who have served our country in the armed forces.  Whether it be Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or the Coast Guard, I’m grateful to those who have … Continue reading

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Super Summer Fabrics

If you’ve been in Chicago for the past few weeks, it doesn’t seem like Summer will ever arrive.  Yesterday I actually saw people wearing winter coats and hats, AND IT’S THE END OF MAY!! So, while I’ve been dreaming and longing … Continue reading

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There’s A Summer Place…..

Ok, call me old.  I don’t mind.  “There’s a Summer Place” has been one of my favorite pieces of music since I was a little girl. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRu4aLAG2AI For me, it embodies the best of Summer memories.  Memories that encompass not … Continue reading

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Chicago- Winter to Summer in a Week

Welcome to Chicago, where as they say- if you don’t like the weather, wait 10 minutes and it will change!  What happened to Spring?  I was gearing up for warmer and warmer days, but it’s gone from 40 to 80 … Continue reading

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Time for a New Home?

With at least a glimpse of Spring and the hope that it will arrive early, we begin to evaluate our homes and whether or not it’s time to stay put and spruce up or move on.  As we make those … Continue reading

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Green Building Trends for 2011

As I’ve mentioned before, I get a few newsfeeds and trade publications that are often interesting fodder for my posts.  I recently received the Green House blog from USA Today, written by Wendy Koch.  Wendy keeps up with “green” building … Continue reading

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