Tag Archives: Interior Decorating/Design

     In my ongoing conversation about Chicago (that have been my blog posts, of late), I must mention a wonderfully hip home accessories shop full of vintage and mid-century and colorful and just plain fun items ranging from furniture to picture frames- ChicAntique.     My daughter and I purchased a 1950’s (pen and ink […]

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       Chicago is a great midwestern city- hands down.      Our daughter recently relocated to a fabulous high-rise on Lakeshore Drive, and while her father and I worked, and sweated, and cried her through the move, we retired every evening to Hotel Lincoln, at the Perennial Virant bar with a thick martini and […]

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        I’m back!     Months of planning, and packing, and purchasing as finally paid off.     Our grad-student daughter has been moved into her new high-rise apartment in Chicago, and her father and I are exhausted (and elated).     Our trip centered around all of the logistics of a transcontinental move that included […]

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     New Orleans is home to so many wonderful shops that it’s difficult to single out any ‘one’, but, there is a relatively newer establishment on Magazine that is simply FABULOUS!     It’s moniker is Appartique.     Owned, operated, and teased by taste makers John Grafe and artist Jason Horton, a visit […]

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