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MORRIS & CO x H+M

“Think first of the walls, for they are that which make your house a home.” –  William Morris (1832 – 1896)…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Lauren Nelson

Welcome to another edition of DESIGN SCHOOL. If you are new to the blog DS is a question and answer interview…

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How to Baby Proof Your Home with Style

How To Baby Proof Your Home with Style Hello friends, it’s been awhile since I’ve written a personal post or house…

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CS Magazine | Modern Luxury Feature October 2018

We are thrilled to announce our latest press feature in CS Magazine | Modern Luxury, Om Home, is an article chronicling…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Kevin O’Gara of Thou Swell

DESIGN SCHOOL: INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN O’GARA Kevin O’Gara of Thou Swell blog and Kevin Francis Design hails from Atlanta but is…

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Color Therapy: We’ve Got a Crush on Powder Blue

We have seen pastels popping up in fashion and interiors in a big way over the last five years. Different shades…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Lynn K. Leonidas

I first came across Lynn K. Leonidas through Sunset Magazine. Lynn’s firm was hired for a complete gut renovation for the Editor-in-Chief…

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Powder Room Makeover with Ferguson Showrooms

I’m so excited to be revealing our Powder Room Makeover Challenge with Ferguson Showrooms today. This little room has gone from…

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Spring Home Tours Update!

If you’ve been reading the blog for a little while you might remember my HOME TOUR last year. I partnered with…

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Insider’s Guide to High Point Market

An Insider’s Guide to High Point Market: My first visit to High Point Market was quite the trip! I attended a…

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Modern Luxury Interiors Feature

I am thrilled to announce our most recent press feature and cover line (!) in Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago. The spring…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Katie Hackworth

I don’t know Katie Hackworth personally but I’m certain she is one badass lady. You can tell from the absolutely stellar…

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Color Therapy: Lagoon

If you look up the most popular interior colors after neutrals, blues and greens are consistently at the top of the…

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PROJECT REVEAL: Bright & Airy Open Concept

This bright airy kitchen makes me so happy! Today’s project reveal is the entire first floor — open concept living, dining,…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: William McLure

February 20, 2018 Interviews 1 Comment

I don’t remember the exact moment I discovered William McLure‘s design work and art work, but the first image posted below,…

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Color Therapy: Vermilion

Whether you know a name for every shade or call a spade a spade, color has a huge impact on us…

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Kitchen Design Trends 2018

Before we get too far into the year, I want to share a few predictions for kitchen design trends 2018. I…

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How To Pitch & Get Press For Your Interior Design Business

Interior design inspiration and education are my main focuses here on the blog (with some personal updates sprinkled in of course)….

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Natasha Habermann Studio

Hello there! We are back with a new edition of DESIGN SCHOOL, this time with a designer who comes from a…

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The Best of High Point Market Fall 2017

I was not able to make it out to North Carolina for High Point Market this year, but luckily for all…

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Women Who MAKE: Simes Studios

December 14, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

If you’re new to the Women Who MAKE series, welcome! This blog series features an artist, maker or creative excelling in…

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The Warwick Reno: Baby Girl’s Nursery

November 30, 2017 Interior Design, Warwick 0 Comments

I can’t believe I’m finally writing this post. Designing the nursery has honestly been tough! I think it’s a lot of…

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Design School: Brynn Olson Design Group

November 27, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

Welcome to DESIGN SCHOOL! A monthly series into the minds of our favorite interior designers across the country (and hopefully world…

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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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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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Design School: Lindsay Speace

A Cape Cod native now based in Raleigh, North Carolina Interior Designer Lindsay Speace’s work originally caught my eye due to…

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CBD on Million Dollar Decorating Podcast

The interior design podcast community is growing (see my list of favorites below) and we’re honored to be featured this month…

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Before + After: Using Neutrals with Style

If you are consistently drawn to decorating with neutrals and bright or bold colors are just not your thing, fear not,…

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Home Tour with Room for Tuesday Blogger Sarah Gibson

Last winter, while traveling to an influencer event in Minneapolis I had the good fortune of meeting Sarah Gibson of Room…

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Design School: Logan Killen Interiors

September 18, 2017 Interior Design, Interviews 0 Comments

Thanks for tuning back in for our second Design School interview! I’m thrilled to have the New Orleans duo, Katie Logan…

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Design School: Studio LIFE.STYLE.

Welcome to the launch of DESIGN SCHOOL. This monthly interview series is chance to get inside the minds of our favorite…

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Color and Pattern for a Family Home

July 27, 2017 Interior Design 1 Comment

Excited to share a recent project that involved a lot of my favorite – color and pattern! I get extra excited…

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The Warwick Reno: Master Bathroom Planning

Last month I shared our plans for the new bathroom upstairs, including some before photos and the fabulous rendering Deckor helped…

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10 Best Apps for Your Interior Design Business

Everyone has a different path to walk when opening their interior design business and beginning the journey of entrepreneurship. We all…

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Lake Forest Showhouse 2017: Before and After

A big heartfelt THANK YOU to all those who came out to visit The Lake Forest Showhouse 2017. It was an…

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10K Giveaway – Join the Instagram Party

It was a milestone moment for CBD this month when we reached 10 thousand followers on Instagram !! If you follow along…

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Spring Home Tours Week Five: Meredith Rodday

Today I’m excited to introduce you to Meredith Rodday of View From My Heels. Meredith’s home is just outside Boston and…

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Spring Home Tours Week Three: Farmer’s Daughter Interiors

Alrighty! By now you know the drill, it’s Friday and that means it’s #SpringIntoHome home tour time. This week it’s my…

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Outfit to Room: April Edition

With wedding season in the Midwest quickly approaching I thought that this month’s Outfit to Room post could stand to go…

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CBD Interviewed on our first PODCAST!

Hello there friends, Excited to have made it through my very first podcast interview!! I was recently interviewed by LuAnn Nigara…

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Spring Home Tours Week Two: Bria Hammel Interiors

April 13, 2017 Interior Design 0 Comments

It’s week two of #SpringIntoHome and this week’s home tour is courtesy of Bria Hammel Interiors. Bria and I were first…

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The Warwick Reno Featured in The Chicago Tribune

It was an exciting week at the Staszak household. Our little renovation story made it into the Chicago Tribune, and on…

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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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Spring Home Tours Announcement

April 4, 2017 Interior Design 0 Comments

To welcome springtime this year and share our love of interior design, I’ve collaborated with fellow blogger gal pals (many of…

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Outfit to Room: March Edition

Spring has officially sprung! At least at Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory it has. I took a visit there yesterday and it…

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MyDomaine Features New Work

I am very excited to share some new work with you today! A project that began last July and finished just…

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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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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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Before & After: Family Room Remodel + White Washed Fireplace

This dated family room got a big update! I’m excited to show you the before and after. I think there are…

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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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New Work: Portfolio Update

Holy moly, it’s almost the end of the year!! Web site updates usually take a back seat around here, as just…

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The Warwick Reno: Living Room Reveal

December 6, 2016 Interior Design, Warwick 0 Comments

Sit back, relax and get ready for a long post folks! We are going back to the beginning at The Warwick…

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Women Who MAKE: Rehabitat Interiors

Have you ever had a design crush? For me, it’s a situation where I look at the work of said designer/s…

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Looking For the Perfect Settee

My middle name as been settee this week! I’ve been looking for a streamlined settee or bench for my own living…

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The Warwick Renovation: Modern Romantic Design in the Living Room

I’m most definitely a romantic. Actually, I think there is almost nothing I like better than LOVE, but when it comes…

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The Warwick Renovation: Hollywood Regency Style Dining Room

Let’s start from the beginning. If you’re new to the blog or this series, welcome (if you’re not, thanks for reading…

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CBD on Style Me Pretty Living: Gray Living Room Decor

It’s always exciting to see your designs shared online, and my favorite part is reading the article titles and headlines the…

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Our Home Tour: BEFORE PHOTOS

Hello Friends! For those of you who have been following along on Instagram or sign-up for the monthly newsletter, you might…

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Women Who MAKE: Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain

I’m really excited about this month’s WWM feature friends. Mostly because it involves ice cream, pie and cookies!!! Okay, while that…

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Shopping for Vintage with South Loop Loft

Alright friends, if there is one topic I geek out over it’s vintage clothing and furniture. A few of you may…

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Damn Good Design Articles: Edition 2

Two articles for price the price of one today friends! For this second edition of Damn Good Design Articles, I’ve paired…

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Women Who MAKE: Recovered Interior

February 1, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Happy February friends, I’m excited to welcome you to another edition of Women Who MAKE. This month’s feature combines two of…

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Before + After: Modern Condo Design Makeover

January 31, 2016 Before + After 1 Comment

Since a picture is worth a 1,000 words, I thought it best to show you this makeover through the images and…

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Damn Good Design Articles: Edition 1

Today I’m starting a new kind of post, my first “round-up” of sorts! I’m always scouring the web for all things…

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Decorating Inspiration: A Bohemian Hideaway

Hi Friends! It’s been over a week since my last post, so sorry! I’ve been busy with a few projects, and…

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Create a Personal Sanctuary that Keeps your Travel Memories Alive

Using the written word to tell a compelling story is a definite art. Gifted writers seem to always find eloquent words…

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High-End Design on a Budget

July 15, 2015 Interior Design 0 Comments

This post first appeared on Wandeleur.com. A lovely and inspiring lifestyle site based in Chicago, where I occasionally contribute design focused…

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Tips & Resources: Great Interior Design Books

I am definitely a book lover. These days with my Kindle, Iphone and Amazon it’s rare that I actually get to…

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