• We Get By–and Inspired–With a Little Help From Our Friends We love our friends: It is often through their lovely homes that we find graceful inspiration and thoughtful arrangements that stay with us long past our social visits. They provide us with the “aha” moment that sends us back to […]

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  • Adios 2010

    As the Scouts look forward to 2011, we must take a moment to recollect what we’ve enjoyed or been thankful for in 2010. 1. Those of you who made a commitment to shop and support local, independent businesses. We thank you from the bottom of our heart. 2. Our 3rd […]

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  • Think Pink

    Pink doesn’t have to be sissy. Pink can be bold, sassy; soft and sophisticated; modern; girly if you want it to be; masculine if you try. I agree that pink walls can be intimidating- not for the weak of heart. In design school I was told that a prison study […]

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  • Western Springs Living Room

    For awhile now, I’ve mentioned on and off about working on my sister’s living room. Her home is in the Chicago ‘burbs and by chance I have a dear friend from high school who lives there as well and just happens to be an amazing photographer- Tricia from TriciaLee Photography. […]

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