A few weeks ago I went to West Elm in Milwaukee…

And boy did they have some goodies. Once I am done saving for the down payment on my home (buying in Sept), I cannot wait to go on a shopping spree. I am loving the gray mixed with cognac and wine colors… West Elm has been opened here for almost a year, it’s just my…

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…

Random retail therapy finds and decor indulgences…

I started this post days ago but of course wordpress was trippin’ and it didn’t save. Anyhoo, these gorgeous floor vases were at Pier 1 and would look nice in several areas of my home. This lamp would be a side table’s piece of jewelry. You can’t tell but the inside of the lamp was…

Retail Therapy Finds: African World Festival

Saturday I went to “Afro Fest” here in Milwaukee and as always, the decor was plentiful for those wanting a bit of global flair. The baskets were gorgeous. You can use them for magazines, children’s toys or blankets… Lovely African masks…

Retail Therapy Store Finds: Coastal Edition

Target should put me on their payroll. So I browsed their home section and see they have taken on a nautical coastal approach. Lots of oceanic inspired things as well as rope and other natural fibers…

Retail Therapy Store Finds: Target, TJMaxx & Marshalls…

This wknd I went shopping to look for decor for the kitchen & bathroom I’m designing. Since I stay with a camera on me, I’m always snapping pics of things in stores. I’m sure I get the “side eye” from people and employees but I don’t care. So I decided to make a new series where I…