Design Collaboration Challenge: Teal & Orange

Design Collaboration Challenge: Teal & Orange

Jane picked out the inspiration palette for this month’s design collaboration – a vibrant combo of teal and orange. Every month, we take the same inspiration photo and each put together a mood board. It’s so fun seeing everyone’s different take on it. This month, apparently there was something in the air, because three of us all decided to create either a patio mood board or an outdoor deck! My Mood Board: An Urban Patio I immediately thought Autumn, but not wanting to wish the summer away, I went for a… View Post

A Small Space Outdoor Oasis: Plans for the …

A Small Space Outdoor Oasis: Plans for the Balcony

We use our little balcony a lot in summer – the kiddos can spend hours playing with their water table and I love to sit out there with a good book and a cool drink. That said, we really haven’t made the most of it for the past couple of years. We sold our wooden dining set last Spring (to another Chicago-based Brit named Lizzie who had the same birthday as me!) and bought a colorful outdoor rug. We were all set to buy some comfy seating and finish the… View Post