Contemporary portfolio with a lot of textures

Came across a beautiful portfolio that made it difficult narrowing down the ones I wanted to feature here. You can see the details and rest of their work here and you may have noticed some in Elle Decor. I like when a designer uses standout materials and finishes. Take a look at the walls, lighting…

Homegoods is now open in Milwaukee…

Sorry for the unexpected pause and absense in my blogging. I’m still debating on sharing what happened a few months ago in regards to one of my blog posts. Until then, let me share some captures from the new Homegoods store that is located in the Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa, WI, a suburb of Milwaukee….

Greg Natale Designs…dark masculine 3 level home…

Built in conjunction with Greg Natale Design and Hully Liveris, this home is everything!  There’s geometric patterns and herringbone designs through out the three levels but it all works. The key is using the same color palette when using multiple patterns. Art just pops when placed on dark walls. I saved many rooms of this…

Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian’s homes in Architectural Digest…

I always say Khloe is my favorite and her new home shows some of the reasons why. I’ve blogged about her gym closet recently here. However this new home of hers has some rooms I don’t ever get a glimpse of on KUWTK. I love Moroccan architecture with the ornate details and arches galore and…

Can we give a round of applause for this home?

This is very similar to my bedroom inspiration. A bedroom that has so many textures and creates a moody, modern, relaxing atmosphere with some glam and edge. Velvet, Moroccan wedding blankets, a plush rug, mirrored and chrome details are all elements I have and want for my bedroom retreat. It’s monochromatic but isn’t boring because…

So many details…

Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I hope this week makes up for it. Starting off with some gorgeous Chicago home tours that offer grand formal rooms, beautiful construction and details to architecture. The rooms have a lot of character in the moldings and pillars to the ceiling designs. Some have weathered walls, gorgeous…

Retail Therapy: AtHome Milwaukee is now open!

So this week AtHome opened here in Milwaukee (Wauwatosa’s old Kmart on Hwy 100) and I am in love. I have been following them on instagram for sometime so when I drove by and saw we were getting one, I was beyond excited. My coworker stopped there this week and told me she spent 2…

My Review of Hotel Monaco in Chicago

For my birthday 3 weeks ago, we stayed overnight at Hotel Monaco in Chicago which is a Kimpton boutique Hotel along the river downtown. I never stayed anywhere where every single person we came in contact with were super friendly. From valet to front desk, to the men pouring the complimentary wine during wine hour,…

Parade of Homes Tour 2015

Last week I went to one of the subdivisions for the Metropolitan Parade of Homes which is a showcase of furnishings and trends in tile and interior design. These are real homes on the market and the builders really have some cool ideas. I’m finishing two more subdivisions today so there will hopefully be lots…

My dream closet essentials…

I was browsing Compass, a site that has thousands of real estate listings that makes the process of buying and selling a home seamless when it got me thinking. Sometimes I think homeowners put themselves at a disadvantage by not letting potential buyers realize what they could do with a space. Closets with only one…