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SUSAN'S LITTLE BLACK BOOK

1.25.17SPD Wins "Best Bathroom" Award

SPD Update | Susan Brunstrum

We are thrilled! We just won “Best Bathroom 2016” from Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago for a complete master bath renovation in Lake Forest. {...}

1.16.17Porcelain Wood? Faux-tastic!

Eyes on Design | Susan Brunstrum

We wouldn’t put a real wood floor in your bathroom or laundry room, but we are crazy about the newest faux-wood, porcelain tiles. {...}

12.22.16Our Magical Holiday Places

Our Go Guide | Susan Brunstrum

We all seem to have a special holiday outing that makes the season bright, so I asked the Sweet Peas Design team to share one of their favorite spots for “the most wonderful time of the year.” {...}

12.15.16Before & After - Sweet Master Bedroom Suite

Eyes on Design | Susan Brunstrum

After more than a dozen years of designing interiors, this master bedroom suite in Lake Forest ranks among our most challenging ever. Now we call it “Pitch Perfect.” {...}

12.12.16A Few of Our Favorite Holiday Fashions

Eyes on Design | Susan Brunstrum

Getting all glammed up for the holidays is definitely at the top of my “favorite things” list! {...}

12.1.16 December 2016 E-Newsletter - "Beyond Trends"

SPD Update | Susan Brunstrum

Si fractum non sit, noli id reficere." This quote sounds so much more refined in Latin, but the basic message is the same in English - "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Furnishings vendors took that motto to heart at High Point Market in North Carolina, {...}

11.30.16Design Speak 101 - Lesson 2

Eyes on Design | Susan Brunstrum

Welcome back to session two of Design Speak 101, an occasional blog-seminar in which I unravel the mysteries of interior design lingo from A to Z. Study hard, I’ll be quizzing you later – hahaha! {...}

11.28.16SOFA Art Show is Feast

Art Works | Susan Brunstrum

This year's SOFA art show on Navy Pier was a feast of glass art, textiles and texture. I added many new artists to my little black book.... {...}

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