January 2013

5 Obsessions: Man Caves

by Benedict August on January 29, 2013

        Images: 1. Greige Design Blog, 2. Herbst Architects, 3. MiN New York, 4. Mr. Cup Blog, 5. Perish Trust

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Books on our Shelves: Time & Place

by Benedict August on January 28, 2013

          This lovely book appeared under my tree this past Christmas, wrapped nice and neat.  It’s almost magical that Amazon lets you create wish lists to keep track of the books or other things you want, need or dream about.  Often while browsing books I’ll add my favorites to my list.  […]

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Flower of the Week: 01.26.13

by Benedict August on January 26, 2013

A gorgeous flower arrangement to get you through the week! Image: www.theperfectpalette.com

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Friday Finds: Vintage Teal Rimmed Bowls

by Benedict August on January 25, 2013

Image: www.poshchicago.com

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Trend-spotting: Giraffes, I’m in LOVE!

by Benedict August on January 25, 2013

Giraffes make their entrance into wallcoverings, textiles, and accessories.  Try adding one or two around your home, you might just fall in love too!

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“Single Ladies” Curated by Benedict August

by Benedict August on January 23, 2013

Curate: verb,  Select, organize, and look after the items in (a collection or exhibition)… this one’s for all the Single Ladies.  Wouldn’t you just LOVE to live in a home this pretty? projectdecor.com/welcome-home/5202

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5 Obsessions: Gray

by Benedict August on January 22, 2013

We are loving this simple gray palette, it can be paired with so many other great colors! Images: 1. Concrete and Dust, 2. Design Traveller, 3. Home to Life, 4. Pretty Space Blog, 5. The Wool Acorn

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Happy Hour: Toast to the New Year!

by Benedict August on January 21, 2013

Dan and I love to entertain!  While we host several “official” parties throughout the year, we’re also always prepared to host the impromptu happy hour with our friends and neighbors.  It’s important to be prepared for these times and in our series “Happy Hour” we’ll share with you ways to be the perfect host.  It’s […]

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Flower of the Week: 01.19.13

by Benedict August on January 19, 2013

A beautiful bouquet to start your weekend, enjoy! Image: Garden Delights Blog

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Beautiful…Restaurants & Bars

by Benedict August on January 18, 2013

We think that these bars and restaurants are…well, beautiful!     Images: 1. Fireside Pies Restaurant, 2. Wit Hotel Chicago Roof Bar, 3. The Stanton Social

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