Beautiful homes start with a good plan and a great team. In this video tip I team up with one of my most trusted contractors, Garry Hattam of Carpentry Services of Illinois, to explain why working hand-in-glove with a contractor yields the best results.
About Susan Brunstrum
Susan Brunstrum is principal and founder of award-winning Sweet Peas Design, which she launched in 2003 as a one-woman firm. Today she heads a full-service studio with a staff of six in downtown Libertyville and an office in Chicago. Susan is known for her versatile LivableLuxe(TM) style, which is relaxed and elegant, comfortable and refined. She considers it the “little black dress of interior design(TM)” – custom tailored for each client, perfect for any occasion. If you have questions or want to schedule an initial consultation please contact the studio at 847-816-1296. Or contact Susan at Susan@SweetPeas-Inspired.com.
Entries by Susan Brunstrum
We would love to have your vote of confidence! Sweet Peas Design is again competing in the annual ASID Illinois (American Society of Interior Designers) Design Excellence Awards, and this year for the first time the organization has added a People’s Choice Award.
Feeling the need for a little privacy? You’re not alone! While open floor plans have ruled the roost in home design for many years, homeowners are beginning to feel the strain of too much family togetherness.
Ready to fall in love with your home? In this segment I talk about avoiding costly design mistakes and I stop by the Mart to check out samples at the Edelman Leather showroom, managed by Jane Evans, and to visit Jerome Fitzgerald, showroom manager at Kravet.
Time to get charged up! In this segment of Video Tips, I chat with my good friend and leading intuitive Jillian Maas Backman, who says the energy in your home doesn’t come solely from electrical currents.
Need an art fix? Mark your calendars – the 3rd Annual River North Design District Fall Gallery Walk returns on Friday, September 8, from 4 to 9 PM, and we are thrilled to be participating again!
In this second segment of video tips I will take you inside my Chicago condo to reveal what my home says about me.
Welcome to the debut of video tips and inspiration from Sweet Peas Design, hosted by yours truly!
A big thank you to Sylvia Perez at Fox 32. I had such fun selecting all the dorm necessities for Dorm Room 101! In case you missed our discussion on Saturday morning, watch here.
A big thank you to Chicago Woman for publishing our favorite go to neutral paint colors…. Try one on your walls, ceiling or cabinets, we promise you’ll like it!