Hoisting Scottish tradition sky high
Bear Wegener turns childhood fancy into grownups hobby
J ust a stone’s throw from the Wheaton area once known as Whiskey Creek, where Prohibition-era bootleggers would transport liquor in clandestine fashion, Ben Sampson now brews craft beer.
Outdoor furniture has become just as important in designing a comfortable living space as what you choose for your kitchen, living room, and other indoor rooms in your home. Many people use their outdoor furniture more frequently than they use their dining room furniture, and the industry has taken notice. The availability of durable, stylish, high quality designer outdoor furniture has skyrocketed, making it both easy and affordable to invest in an upscale outdoor lifestyle.
Luz Canino-Baker builds esteem in young Latinas
with Kathleen DiGaudio
Western Springs impresses, comfortable in its own vibrant skin
Gray seems to be at the height of popularity in home decor. However, in addition to the color, homeowners also are being drawn to the look of a monochromatic space. Working within tones of a single color, a monochromatic scheme can create a space that is either dramatic or quiet, and very often, sophisticated.
Do you love your sofa, but you moved and it doesn’t fit your new space? What do you do? You can’t just throw it out and you don’t want to donate it – it’s too valuable. How are you going to sell it? Craigslist? Too scary and time consuming. The answer? Sell it at a consignment store like Divine Consign (809 S. Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park).