Vintage and furniture thrifting with The South Loop Loft

One of the things I said I was going to do (that I didn’t make time for last year) is head down I-94 to Chicago from Milwaukee and hit up some furniture stores. Then I came across The South Loop Loft online and it is definitely a place I want to see in person. It’s…

Girly and industrial all at the same time…

How I long to have an exposed brick wall… A loft with black steel windowsills…. I like this sofa for you can sit in two directions and carry conversations with people on opposite sides of the room. It’s a great piece for one who entertains…. See more of this space on Caitlin & Caitlin and…

Nautical Industrial Living Room Design

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I’ve been thinking about nautical design in a non beachy way. Something more masculine and industrial in a color scheme you typically don’t see. You don’t see navys or red hues or aqua and tan instead gunmetal, charcoal gray, black and white is the palette. I wanted to…

In a sea of lookalike home tours, these are refreshing…

I love lofts. Always have. I want one. With the same bones as the two tours below. In the first home, they have a dry cleaning rack for clothes in their closet, a wing from a plane and beautiful floors with a brick and concrete wall combination. It’s odd in some ways but the quirky…

A fun way to paint walls in a loft…

I too have always wondered how to add color to walls when you have such high ceilings and odd cut offs. These are some fun examples on what you could do. See more of this home here.

A Man’s loft style…

I enjoy seeing high end glam homes that glaze our magazines but I also enjoy seeing how regular folks live. Something about a regular person’s home tour makes ideas feel more tangible to pull off. People’s creativity usually run wild when funds are limited. I also enjoy a good ol’ man cave. A man with…