Talk about coastal flavor! These North Shore weather vanes are just the thing to add a touch of Lake Michigan charm to any roof top architecture. Chicago’s North Shore may be miles from the ocean, but in a million different ways…totally lives coastal. And these seaside inspired beauties—-scattered throughout the quaint villages along Lake Michigan’s...Read More
Love the coast? The shore? The water's edge? Then no doubt there's a hint of a water color palette somewhere in your home's aesthetic.
Just as it is here along Chicago's North Shore.
With Lake Michigan right outside our door, it's no surprise we're such big fans of the endless blues, aquas, musky grays and taupes that make up the ever-changing range of colors that say coastal.Read More
There's just something about Lake Forest's Market Square.
Quaint and historic, this North Shore landmark has so much to offer.
The architecture. The natural beauty. The warmth of its alleys and hide-aways. And of course, the endless opportunities to shop!
But for me, Market Square is best in the evening, long after the hustle-bustle of the day is done.Read More
Here along the Lake Michigan shore, seaside-inspired table settings and accessories aren't just a summer thing-----we do coastal all year long!
So when I stumble upon irresistible pieces that are charming and fun, at must-have, end-of-the-season sale prices, trust me, I stock up.
Enjoy a touch of nautical flavor with your tableware every now and then? Then now's the time to steal the last of summer's double-discounted, coastal-inspired dishes, flatware and accents.Read More
Maybe it's the wide open spaces. Or the gentle Lake Michigan breezes. Or the rich, dark soil tended year after year by an endless parade of gardeners, staff and volunteers.
How ever it is that Lake Forest's Elawa Farm is able to nurture seedlings into magnificent blooms and bouquets for their summer Garden Market, one thing is for certain: Every petal, every graceful stem, every unique face and subtle hue, isabsolutely a thing of beauty.Read More