This Weekend: Best of the Fest Children’s Film Series and The Antiques & Garden Fair

  Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the first installment of Best of the Fest Children's Film Series, produced by Chicago's Facets Multi-Media and presented at Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest.  Milos Stehlik (pictured above), founder of Facets, travels the world to find films for children that engage, entertain, and empower.  Last … Continue reading This Weekend: Best of the Fest Children’s Film Series and The Antiques & Garden Fair

Michael Smith at the Antiques and Garden Fair + Treasures from the Day

Michael Smith, one of America's premier interior designers (and the one chosen by First Lady and President Obama to redecorate the White House family quarters), gave a fantastic lecture on Friday at the Chicago Botanic Garden's Antiques and Garden Fair.  I've been a huge admirer of Smith's work, particularly his ability to layer textures, ages, … Continue reading Michael Smith at the Antiques and Garden Fair + Treasures from the Day

Can’t Miss

The Chicago Botanic Garden's Antiques and Garden Fair begins today, and if you are in the area, I highly recommend checking it out.  Vendors from the United States and Europe bring their best antique and contemporary garden and interior design wares, and the floral displays are spectacular.  Last year, I found an amazing antique English … Continue reading Can’t Miss