Archive for Interior Design

Building a Dream House: Playroom Inspiration

I’m super excited to be back on Style Spotters writing about our new Dream House! When we moved in the first weekend of November, there were still quite a few things that needed to be finished: the fridge and freezer were on backorder, as were the master bathroom medicine cabinets; there weren’t any window coverings; [Read More]

January 05, 2015 | Author: BHG Style Spotters | Comments: Comments Off on Building a Dream House: Playroom Inspiration | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Interior Design, Locations

Organize This: Space Saving Laundry Nook!

It seems that each year I make a resolution to simplify our laundry routine.  With a family of five, laundry piles tend form in the blink of an eye.  However, there are a few things we have done that have really streamlined our process.  For example, our dirty clothes go straight to the washer each [Read More]

January 02, 2015 | Author: BHG Style Spotters | Comments: Comments Off on Organize This: Space Saving Laundry Nook! | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education, Interior Design, Locations

Get the Look: Jewel Tones

Maybe it was all the sparkle and glitz of the holiday season, but I’m having a moment right now with jewel tones. Not as gawky or juvenile as a primary color, these deliciously rich tones are positively sumptuous when used in a variety of materials. Think velvet upholstery and lacquered walls for maximum drama. And [Read More]

January 01, 2015 | Author: BHG Style Spotters | Comments: Comments Off on Get the Look: Jewel Tones | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education, Interior Design, Locations

Then & Now: Revisit Home Alone’s Iconic Suburban House 24 Years Later

Home Alone is one of the greatest Christmas movies of our generation, and it’s also probably the greatest Christmas movie to be filmed in the Chicago area. Written and produced by the legendary filmmaker John Hughes, Home Alone follows Hughes’ reoccurring trope of filming on location in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs. The movie’s backdrop was [Read More]

December 30, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on Then & Now: Revisit Home Alone’s Iconic Suburban House 24 Years Later | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Interior Design, Locations, North Shore, Single Family Homes

How the Days of Dreaded TV Glare Are Finally Over

Cast your mind back several years ago and there was one problem blighting half of the country; and it usually came on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Many a relaxing weekend was ruined by the sun’s glare, which was thrown onto the TV, making it unwatchable. Obstacles were put in the way to try and [Read More]

December 29, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Interior Design, Locations

Calligraphy Crush-10 Fabulous Place Card Ideas

Calligraphy is one of those classic art forms that people can’t help but love. It is creative, romantic and sentimental all at the same time. I tried my hand at it many moons ago and enjoyed it , not sure I was any good at it but it was an incredibly freeing experience artistically. There [Read More]

December 25, 2014 | Author: BHG Style Spotters | Comments: Comments Off on Calligraphy Crush-10 Fabulous Place Card Ideas | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Interior Design, Locations

Getting Organized in the New Year!

Be more organized is one of the most common resolutions that individuals jot down on their lists as they ring in the new year.  Of course, the timing is perfect as we are coming down from holiday stress and influx of belongings received, however, being too generic with your organizational intentions may do more harm [Read More]

December 21, 2014 | Author: BHG Style Spotters | Comments: Comments Off on Getting Organized in the New Year! | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Interior Design, Locations