Chicago Design Studio Reveal!

We are SO DANG EXCITED to announce the opening of our design studio and cabinetry showroom in the Lakeview neighborhood of…

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Baby Shower Highlights

Pregnancy is such a time of anticipation, with both wonderful moments and stressful ones. For lots of women and couples, I…

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Studio Grand Opening + Powder Room Giveaway!

What started as a small sub-lease on little storefront this spring has now become an official INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO! I am…

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Centered City Guide: Jackson Hole, WY

August 17, 2017 Yoga + Lifestyle 0 Comments

“Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam and the skies are not cloudy all day.” I have never quite…

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Spring Home Tour Week One: Doreen Corrigan

Today is the first of the Friday home tours this spring! It’s always thought provoking and inspiring to see how someone…

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The Mood Board: How to Create A Feeling

For some, creating a mood board comes naturally. You save bits and pieces of your life; a card from a friend,…

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Save the Date: Art Fair Fundraiser

SAVE THE DATE!! – FRIDAY, MARCH 24th, 6pm – 9pm Very excited to announce a fundraising shopping event to benefit Loom…

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Outfit to Room: February Edition

It’s time for a monthly does of fashion with guest contributor, Alyssa Doorhy, of CoChic Styling. Alyssa and I both love…

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Centered City Guide: Minneapolis, MN

Last weekend, I had the good fortune to be invited on weekend trip to Minneapolis, MN with some inspiring creatives and…

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Fashion and Interiors with CoChic Styling

Hey there, I’m excited to share a new monthly post concept and my latest collaborator! Alyssa Doorhy is a Chicago-based stylist…

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Save the Date: Lake Forest Show House 2017

I’m thrilled to be participating in the Lake Forest Show House 2017, along side Relativity Textiles! We are co-designing the back…

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2016 Review: Popular Posts, Inspiration & What’s Your Mantra?

Happy New Year friends! I’m not one for resolutions per say, but my yearly tradition seems to center around the notion…

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How to Make Painted Watercolor Cookies

When Cate Gutter of Whisked by Cate saw artist Kristi Kohut’s vibrant abstract art she immediately thought to create her painted…

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A New Home for the Holidays

We haven’t been religious about sending a yearly holiday card, but I sent one the year we got married, and this…

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Centered City Guide: Sawyer, Michigan

October 4, 2016 Yoga + Lifestyle 0 Comments

It’s been a long while since I did a city guide post! We had so much fun on our latest getaway…

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WALLFLOWER: A Floral Design & Interior Decor Workshop

Hello there! Super excited to tell you about an upcoming event that I am co-hosting. It’s my first workshop as Centered…

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Baking with Dinah of Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain – Almond Biscotti Recipe

We are lucky to have the talented Dinah of Spinning J Chicago share a delicious recipe with us today. Her light…

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Natural Skin Care Party

I want to share about a fun event I hosted for some lady pals recently. A natural skin care party, otherwise known…

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Styling Black Jeans Three Ways for Fall

If you caught last weeks Women Who MAKE interview post, you’ll know I featured local womenswear designer Sophia Reyes. During our…

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Apartment Therapy Feature: My Real-Life Style

It’s always flattering when someone likes what you’re wearing or how you’re styling yourself. Who doesn’t like a little compliment? As…

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The Best Spots for Outdoor Summer Yoga in Chicago

What’s better than a well-rounded yoga class? In my opinion, it’s yoga in NATURE! There’s nothing better than breathing in fresh…

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Colorful Exteriors & Wanderlust

Lately I’ve been dreaming about two things, 1. My client’s homes (there are many days I wake up debating paint colors)…

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Navigating a Career Change with Compassion

Many of us leave college with a degree, but not with a direction. In my eight years since college graduation I…

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Centered City Guide: Austin, TX

Alright y’all, I’m kicking of the Centered City Guide posts with my recent trip to Austin, TX. I went out to…

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A Beginner’s Guide: Loving Kindness Meditation

January 31, 2015 Yoga + Lifestyle 2 Comments

What first comes to mind when someone says, meditation? I used to picture monks in orange robs who lived far away…

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