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Warm wishes for a Happy Valentine's Day. We hope you celebrate it by doing all the things you love. Read on for everything you should do this month and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!
Compass Coming Soon
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Real Estate in the News
What to Expect From the Housing Market in 2021
Extended time at home is shaping how people live every day, what they want from their home and where they want to live well beyond this current season.
In 2021, here are a few trends shaping up for the housing market: Interest rates are expected to remain low but increase gradually. Average home prices will rise. Home inventory will remain low, despite plenty of new construction. Here's what experts are predicting for buyers, sellers, renters, and new construction in 2021.
Read more by U.S. News
Virtual Valentine's Workshop
Flowers for Dreams has teamed up with Instagram sensation Sweet Shot Cookies to teach you how to decorate a four-pack of Strawberry Elderflower Sprinkle & Double Chocolate cookies followed by a design workshop with our floral artists to create a beautiful Valentine's rose arrangement.
Houseplants 101: Online
February 20, 2021
Learn some basic tips for houseplant TLC during this Chicago Botanic Garden. A horticulturist at the botanic garden will walk you through practical ideas for houseplant rearing, including how to figure out the right light level, watering principles, repotting
Support Black-Owned Businesses
Now more than ever it's important to support Black-owned businesses in Chicago, but that shouldn't stop you from supporting every day. With the wide variety of restaurants, stores, spas, gyms, art galleries, artists, salons and so much more, it truly couldn't be easier.
Lifestyle Tips & Tricks
11 Common Kitchen Design Mistakes to Avoid,
According to Top Designers
As kitchens become more integrated into our homes and our daily routines, your cook space should reflect your personal style, whether you prefer all-white kitchens, kitchens with color, modern kitchens, or even a small kitchen. Veranda asked designers and architects from around the country to share the biggest kitchen design mistakes to avoid.
These tips will help you explore your personal design aesthetic in the kitchen as well as the smallest accents are to your liking.
Courtesy of Veranda
2021 Color of The Year
Pantone is the latest to reveal its prediction for the 2021 color of the year. See which shades you can expect to see in the coming year from some of the biggest names in paint. See the top shades on Better Homes & Garden's radar so far.
Courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens
HGTV's Take on The Biggest Home Design Trends for 2021
After a year that guided many of us to spend more time at home, the new year is an opportunity to bring comfort and creativity to our living spaces. From calming Zen room ideas to stylish (and smart) approaches to home office design, HGTV is predicting 15 of the biggest interior design trends for 2021.
Courtesy of HGTV