Monthly Archives: October 2015

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The Laboratory

Late last year, our friends Amy and Ed told us that they finally were doing it – they found the perfect space, they signed on the dotted line, and they were really doing it! It is now called The Laboratory, a Chicago learning center using STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to encourage children to wholeheartedly useKEEP READING >

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Media Makeover with Amy Howard + a Giveaway!

With the kitchen and nook checked off our list, we were asked earlier this week if that completes our first floor, and if so, what’s next? Well, we’re thisclose, with the exception being a teeny bathroom that’ll have to wait. In the meantime, we’ve been kicking out a handful ofKEEP READING >

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The Funny Little Nook! Done!

There are rooms in this house where we went in with a vision, and we worked on it until completion. Some were painless, quick and easy projects (the guest room!) and some were seemingly never ending, as we hit every road block possible (the kitchen!). Still, these rooms started at point A and, eventually, they found their way to point B. OurKEEP READING >

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CFL vs. LED + Color Temperature + Getting It Right (Finally!)

This seemingly simple story has been a long time in the making – 2 years, but who’s counting? – and we’ve just now finally nailed our living and dining room lighting. Well, not the fixtures (we’ve been content with those for a while!), but the actual bulbs! If you’ve been with us since weKEEP READING >

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An Area Rug Alternative (That’s Affordable!)

Our funny little nook off of the living room has been in constant transition since the day we chose a paint color. Every now and then, we’d swap in a different chair, stack (and re-stack) the books, fuss with plants on the window sill and, as it would seem, rotate rugs in and out that we were never fully happy with – until now!KEEP READING >

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A Pet + Print Shop Holiday Update

Update: We’ve sold out of custom pet paintings for the year – you didn’t waste any time at all! That said, we’ve got you covered with our gift certificates, or if you were simply looking to treat your fine self, 2016 pre-orders are now available for a limited time, too. In the meantime, continue to take 25% off all ordersKEEP READING >