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Store Profile: Trilogy Antiques & Design

Store Profile: Trilogy Antiques & Design

Some people with synesthesia see letters and numbers as having distinct colors. Others hear music when they eat. Susan Boyle sounds just like buttered popcorn! Maybe I’m a synesthete. When I’m surrounded by the perfect arrangement of  patinated “notes” in one my favorite vintage shops, I “see” a kind of song and my heart races in the […]

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Open House Dinner Party: Decorator Dave and Jeremy’s subterranean supper club

Open House Dinner Party: Decorator Dave and Jeremy’s subterranean supper club

The typed invitation for Dave and Jeremy’s most recent dinner party, which I attended last Saturday evening, advised guests to be punctual and to wear comfortable shoes, and I arrived as instructed to find his spectacular apartment filled with a very attractive, cosmopolitan crowd of people speculating about Dave and Jeremy’s machinations anxiously as they […]

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Open House stars model Flor tiles in new catalog

Open House stars model Flor tiles in new catalog

Former Open House star’s Mark and Linda’s kitchen looks great with Flor’s House Pet 2 rug kit (in zesty!), doesn’t it?  As you may recall, I was in attendance for this particular shoot, but this is the first time I’ve seen the shots from two other Open House stories, Stephanie and Super Reed’s and Dave […]

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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: Kevin’s Bucktown Transformation

Open House: Kevin’s Bucktown Transformation

Change is in the air; that much cannot be denied.  It was especially apparent this week at Dr. Kevin’s Bucktown single family home.   After living in the three story contemporary house for nearly 20 years, the good doctor recently decided that it was time for a change, spurred in part by the end of […]

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