Wednesdays Work-In-Progress

Follow our transformations as they happen and pick up some design tips and trends along the way

Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – April 13, 2022

This is What We’ve Been Waiting For! Renovation in the Gold CoastThe work began last fall and was almost finished at the start of the year, except for one element. The long wait for custom sliding glass doors was over 14 weeks, but was well worth it. This anticipated final touch is just that–the space

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – March 16, 2022

How much would you splurge on tile? Lakeview Townhouse Large rectangular porcelain tile covers the floors and walls. The accent tile is hand-made glass in shades of blue and green that create a watercolor effect. Second Bathroom The tile is continued in the hall bathroom. White quartz countertop and vanity keep the look clean and

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – February 9, 2022

Wondering which one is done? The Gold Coast ProjectsThree projects in the same neighborhood are in different phases of their renovation. The first one featured is just about complete (see the before photos here), while the high rise apartment is about halfway there. On Lake Shore Drive, a large main bathroom will start in the

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – January 19, 2022

Do you want to Age-In-Place? Tucson! Last time I asked if anyone could guess where I am currently working on a renovation project. The answer is….Tucson, Arizona, in the beautiful Catalina Foothills. I’ve enjoyed working virtually on the plans and visiting periodically to check on construction–and get some sun. Entwine Interiors Southwest office is now

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This month's work in progress is pet friendly!

Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – December 22, 2021

How Long Would You Wait? Logan Square HomeSofa, ottoman and oxidized tables in the front living room. Modular sectional in mustard and rust create a place for family, friends and pets to gather by the fireplace. The child size chair on the right is perfect for the little girl of the house. Gold Coast Office/Bathroom

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – December 1, 2021

Small Bathroom Feels Spacious! Lincoln Park Townhouse Even a smaller bathroom can be designed to feel large and open. Removing the bathtub makes room for a spacious shower with a bench. Clear glass doors keep the room light and bright. Glass accent tile adds a bit of luxury and interest. Porcelain tile in shades of

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – November 10, 2021

Transformation Time in the Gold Coast! Gold Coast Construction BeginsThe first floor of a townhouse in a factory-turned-condo building is in the midst of a major transformation. A multi functional office/guest room will be created by leveling the floor, adding a closet and installing large concrete looking tile. Sliding glass doors will keep the room

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – October 13, 2021

Finally Furniture! Finally Furniture in Logan SquareWe’ve all heard about the delays with everything these days, but in Logan Square we finally have some furniture. The Eames molded plastic chair was selected for its durability and classic design. The dining table is being made of repurposed wood and vintage metal legs. An industrial style light

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – September 29, 2021

Getting Going in the Gold Coast! Lake Shore Drive Bathroom A beautiful, spacious apartment overlooking Lake Michigan has it all, except for the main bathroom which fell into neglect after a leak and has since become a storage room. The renovation goal is to transform it into a home spa that will be used and

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – August 18, 2021

Three Demolitions Done! Roscoe Village New Construction HomeWhile we are enduring the long wait for furniture to arrive for the inside, the outside is now in the planning stages.  “Outside is the new inside” with tons of options around for modern, comfortable and durable furniture and accessories.  Adding lighting and heaters makes it usable into the evenings and

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – July 28, 2021

Why NOT Wallpaper? Roscoe Village New Construction HomeWhy not wallpaper….because it comes in so many styles and can be used in so many ways. Highlight a niche, add color and texture, create a unique space, express yourself, set a mood or just have fun. Nowadays vinyl and other durable papers can even protect walls and

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress – June 30, 2021

Pets and Babies with Style! New Construction in Logan SquareDuring the long wait for furniture to arrive (see below to find out what’s on order), the focus has turned to the couple’s baby and many pets.  They deserve modern, high quality furnishings and play things just like the people who take care of them.  The owners’ desire to

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