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: June 26, 2019

The Beauty of Brick! BEFORE: WHITE PAINTED BRICK AFTER SANDBLASTING: EXPOSED BRICK Brick Basement in Old Town An Old Town row house will be a new home for my clients, although it was built over 100 years ago.  It features beautiful original architectural details such as high ceilings, moldings, exposed brick and a wood burning

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: May 1, 2019

New Home in Old Town Creating a New Home in Old Town  A family trades high rise living on Lake Shore Drive for a brick row house in Old Town.  Beautiful vintage architectural details have been retained in this updated spacious house.  While it is mostly move-in ready, there are a few items desired that

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: March 6, 2019

Just Completed Kitchen In a Lincoln Park Townhouse, this kitchen renovation features a mix of rift cut oak and glossy white.  The wood brings warmth and texture to the modern design.  To create a more functional kitchen, an awkwardly shaped pantry closet was rebuilt to house wall ovens.  Now a tall pantry cabinet next to

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: February 6, 2019

Industrial Chic Offices are Complete!    A Chicago based food consulting company’s new offices are finally ready.   Accent walls in citrus shades make the place feel sunny, bright and happy.  The epoxy floors ground the space in a rich charcoal gray.A full kitchen is decked out with a wall of light gray glass tile, an exposed vent

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: January 16, 2019

Bringing in the New Year with a New Kitchen! THE KITCHEN BEFORE Demo is Done! This outdated kitchen in a Lincoln Park townhouse has just been demolished.  With yellowing wood floors, poor lighting and cabinets falling apart, the family is ready for the transformation.  Its relatively small size and angled wall didn’t allow much choice

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WEDNESDAY-WORK-IN-PROGRESS: DECEMBER 12, 2018

A House Becomes a Home Powder Room A Lincoln Park Duplex is home to a family with 3 young girls.  When they first moved about 5 years ago, the goal was to slowly renovate the house into a home that reflects their lifestyle and taste. They wanted to be able to comfortably live there for many

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: November 14, 2018

The View from a Mies Apartment on Lake Shore Drive Kitchen Renovation From closed-in and outdated to modern and open, this renovated kitchen is exactly what the homeowners requested.  Top requirements were to create a space in-line with the Mies architecture of the building and to open up the kitchen to the dining room and

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: November 7, 2018

Industrial Chic in the West Loop We are excited to take on a commercial project for a food consulting company who helps its clients design, produce and launch new consumer products.  Having outgrown its office in the West Loop, a move a few miles away to a first floor, light filled, 3,000 sq. ft. space is

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: October 10, 2018

Color Your World!  At Entwine Interiors, we love incorporating color into otherwise neutral color schemes. As described in the article, The Benefits of a Colorful Life, although many people are reluctant to add color, it has a big impact on our lives.  See how we incorporated a client’s love of color, in a sparingly but

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: September 5, 2018

Ravenswood Renovations are Ready! The Ravenswood Renovations are complete and the final photos are ready!  This 4 story townhouse in Chicago’s north side neighborhood, was treated to a new kitchen and master bathroom.  In addition, the entire home was painted, the wood floors were refinished and the lighting was updated. A fun Capiz shell light

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: August 8, 2018

 It’s a Wonderful White!             White is truly wonderful–it is clean, classic and easy to mix with other colors and textures.  The girls’ bathroom (above left) in the Lincoln Park Duplex is halfway through its transformation.  White square tiles are staggered on the shower walls, while a niche is accented in

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress July 18, 2018

Lincoln Park Home Office    The final photos show a spacious, modern space with plenty of light and storage. The modular Italian furniture features glossy taupe combined with brown-gray wood tones. A woven carpet in shades of gray and cream make the office homey and comfortable.  A beautiful shade of purple tinted gray, found in

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