Tag Archives: illinois
Open House Preview: Blogging “Fine Diving” blogging me blogging her (blogging me?)

Open House Preview: Blogging “Fine Diving” blogging me blogging her (blogging me?)

Ah we’re an incestuous bunch we bloggers.  Yesterday I was lucky enough to spend a couple of hours hanging out at former Strange Closets guest poster and Fine Diving in Chicago blogger Diana Durkes’ house.   Ever wonder what to do with that old chair you found in the alley?  Wonder no longer; just read […]

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Open House: Sean and Eric’s Edgewater Elegance

Open House: Sean and Eric’s Edgewater Elegance

I first met Sean Cowan and Eric Silverstrim last summer when I happened upon their garage sale ad on Craig’s List. Attracted by the delicious Decoratus Absurdum image, I ran a short piece. After the (very successful) sale, the couple sent a terrific thank you email, we discovered we had a friend in common, the […]

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Design Destination: Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois

When I was a kid, my dad lived out in the country along the Fox River between Plano and Sandwich, IL (we called it Bologna). Every so often, we’d be driving and dad would alert us that we were approaching the famed glass house; the whole family would crane our necks, expecting to see somebody […]

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