Headlines for Single Guys

A huge thank you to Crain’s Chicago Business and freelance writer Anne Moore for featuring us in a fantastic article about interior design for single men.

Dishing on Chicago Development

What are the trends in home amenities, technology and sustainability, and the next hot areas for residential development? That and much more was on the agenda during Modern Luxury’s Developing Chicago event.

October 2017 | Trust Your Intuition

Do you listen to your intuition or as I like to call it, your “gut instinct”? I do, well almost all of the time, and so did Albert Einstein. When you do, you just sense that you are making the right decision, even though you can’t prove it.

Feeling Honored

We are all feeling so very honored! At the annual Design Excellence Awards event at the Merchandise Mart last week, we received another award from the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, for Best Bath by a Small Firm 2017.

Susan’s Video Tip #5 – Blueprint for Success

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.

Please Vote for Team SPD

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.

September 2017 | Rebelling Against Open Floor Plans

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.

Susan’s Video Tip #4 – Collaborating with a Designer to Love Your Home

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.

Susan’s Video Tip #3 – Creating Positive Energy

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.

Susan’s Video Tip #2 – My Home

In this second segment of video tips I will take you inside my Chicago condo to reveal what my home says about me.