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The den makeover is complete

The den makeover is complete

The den is done, and I like the way it looks. More importantly, I like the way it feels. Having said that, the outcome was kind of an accident. There must be at least a few colors that don’t look good with Benjamin Moore’s brownish-blackish-grayish Iron Mountain hue, but I haven’t found one yet, so […]

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Open House: Janis’ Lakeview Abode

Open House: Janis’ Lakeview Abode

Janis is a rarity in Chicago these days; she bought her house in 1980, paid it off, plans to live there for as long as she’s in the city and doesn’t really think about what it’s worth. And unlike well . . . me, she’s never gutted it or thrown out everything to decorate a […]

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