Modern Tuscan Kitchen

Modern Tuscan Kitchen

Interiors

My mom has been wanting me to re-do their kitchen for quite a while now. We haven’t been able to pinpoint an exact “look and feel” my mom and stepdad wanted their kitchen to exude. After a ton of questions,…

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Fall Pickings

Fall Pickings

Interiors

This weekend we scored two (brand-new) Persian rugs to add to our loft. Yes, these babies were Craigslist finds and they made me one proud picker! On our antique shopping in Poplar Grove, we finally, foundd a wreath that wasn’t too “feminine” for Petar…

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Boho-Beach Living Room

Boho-Beach Living Room

Interiors

I decided to give my first shot at putting a room look together. My inspiration is from a magazine cutout from years ago that sits in my office. I love the colors and beachy boho vibe! I wanted to bring that laidback feel…

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Oh, Lonny!

Oh, Lonny!

Interiors

Lonny Magazine’s Editor in Chief redid her high-rise bedroom and I couldn’t be more in awe. Despite the play of patterns and fabrics, the room still oozes light and elegance. I decided that I MUST attempt a look for less.…

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Multi-Purpose Kitchen

Multi-Purpose Kitchen

Interiors

                When looking for inspiration, there’s so much out there that it’s quite easy to get overwhelmed. I can truly say that I have finally found an aesthetic for our future kitchen. I love the color palette of white and…

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Design Manifest Indeed

Design Manifest Indeed

Interiors

Good Morning NoMads!  I mentioned yesterday here, that Petar and I selected our next destination/s. I will be giving away clues each day on Facebook and finally revealing on Friday. So check out NoMad’s page and guess away!  In case you…

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Float Your Boat

Float Your Boat

Interiors

                It looks like this fall and winter, navy is the new black! A power color, navy is just as slimming as black and can be worn as a neutral with pretty much any other color. With New York Fashion…

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Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express

Interiors

            Yesterday, I made a quick run (my only daily outing) to Urban Remix: a furniture consignment store in the South Loop. We’re in desperate need of a white lacquered dresser. I have a few things in mind, but am…

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A Hearth of Gold

A Hearth of Gold

Interiors

This weekend we will be putting our first offer, EVER, on a condo we fell in love with. Petar, like most men, doesn’t get too excited about things, but this place literally blew him away. Obviously nothing is secured but…

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The Urban Garden

The Urban Garden

Interiors

{ Herb garden in Twinings Tea Tins from Apartment Therapy } I stumbled on this post from Houzz  (see below), this morning and wish I would have read it at the beginning of summer. Urban gardens are gaining momentum, and more…

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Interiors

                I’ve been perusing Pinterest during my recovery; fortunately it doesn’t take much effort to pin. The one thing I love about Pinterest, besides all of the obvious answers, is that you really get to know yourself better. Since there is…

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Mother Ficus

Mother Ficus

Interiors

{ Collage created via photos from Pinterest } Our apartment is slowly coming together. I used to put so much emphasis on matching that it became stressful. Now, I purchase pieces that I love and makes us happy to be around…

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Hamam Style

Hamam Style

Travel

A must-do on our list was to visit a hamam: a Turkish bath. For those of you unfamiliar with the terminology, a hamam is similar to what we, in the Western hemisphere, might consider a sauna. We went to the…

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