Decorating Ideas

Freshen your rooms with our Midwest-inspired ideas for easy decorating, including DIY wall art, paint ideas, budget-friendly decorating, quick furniture facelifts and window treatments.

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In the Studio with Eshelman Pottery
Paul Eshelman and clay are high school sweethearts. An early love of the craft led to an Illinois studio, where he makes boldly hued, clean-lined, purposely not-fancy pieces designed for regular use.
8 Midwest Flea Markets to Add to Your Must-Visit List
Calling all collectors! Your next prized find may be waiting at one of these Midwest markets.
7 Modern Midwest Quilters Taking the Art to a Whole New Level
Quilting has been an art form for hundreds of years. These contemporary makers are elevating the craft in fresh, exciting ways.
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.

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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.