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This Storage-Packed Kitchen Remodel is a Baker's Dream
Everyone's adding home offices. This family took one away, removing a wall to create a kitchen with spaces for both the adults and the baker in the household.
A Bold Remodel Helped This Mid-Mod Michigan Home Unleash Its Wild Side
With an appreciation for their home's mid-mod roots and an eye to their family's future, a Michigan couple puts stock in a remodeling portfolio full of bold choices.
Mid-Mod Michigan Home Buying Guide
Find out more about decor, materials and accessories for the bold Midcentury remodel featured in our January/February 2022 issue.
MegMade Transforms Old Wood Furniture into Inspiring Statement Pieces — Here's How You Can Too
You don't need to be a DIY aficionado to refresh old furniture with paint. Get inspiration and tips from Meg Piercy, a Chicago entrepreneur who turned one dresser into big business and TV fame.
How to Prep and Paint Wood Furniture, According to a Pro
Meg Piercy, owner of furniture restyling company MegMade in Chicago, offers this step-by-step tutorial on rescuing an old piece.
Meet Porter Teleo, a Wall Covering and Fabric Studio in Kansas City
Describing wallpaper as jaw-dropping sounds excessive—until you browse a Porter Teleo lookbook. The friends who founded the Missouri company and still design every pattern open the doors to their creative process. 
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Get to Know the Weaving Mill, an Artist-Run Weaving Studio in Chicago
A California native finds a second home at the helm of an industrial weaving studio for fellow artists, including adults with developmental disabilities.
5 Clever Ways to Organize and Enjoy Your Digital Photos
Last we checked, our staff's phones averaged about 13,484 photos. Sound familiar?

Chicago Holiday Home Buying Guide

Find out more about decor, materials and accessories for the Chicago holiday home featured in our November/December 2021 issue.