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Ways to Add Personal Touches to Your Home (That Aren’t Photos!)


To personalize our homes, we often stick to the same tired methods. Family photos are hung on the walls, awards are up on a prominent shelf, or you may not have any personal touches at all. As an interior designer, I know that adding personal touches is essential to making a space feel like your own. To accomplish this, we get to know our clients on a personal level and together, we select elements reflecting their personality. When designing your own home, however, it can be easy to overlook a personal touch. Here are a few unexpected ways to get started on adding a bit of you back into your space!

5 Ways to Instantly Bring Spring Into Your Home


Spring is finally here! Here in Chicago, the gloomy sky and chilly winds will soon turn into the crisp, fresh air of spring. Now is when we begin to spend more time on our patios and in neighborhood parks, but we shouldn’t neglect the inside of our homes. Bringing spring into your home is well worth the time and effort, as it’s sure to brighten up your space! This week, we are sharing our favorite, simple ways to bring the freshness and brightness of spring into your home.