Daily Archive: June 17, 2022

Before & After: French Country Interior Design

French Country interior design - gayle lee

Do you long for the rustic elegance of a classy French cottage? Decorilla’s recent clients wanted just that look for their new house. They dreamed about giving their home an instant facelift with a bright and chic twist on traditional French country interior design. With their designer’s vision the results were a success. Read on as we unveil this classic transformation! 

The Challenge: French Country Interior Design

The clients were very excited about purchasing a new house. They already had a clear idea of what style they wanted to dress it in. They also bought a large selection of furniture

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How To Sand Your Hardwood Floors: A Step-by-Step Guide

Sanding your hardwood floors could appear to be like an scary residence renovation task. Nonetheless, with the ideal instruments, a tiny little bit of elbow grease, and the next guidebook, you’ll be able to sand your floors like a professional!

Let us break down the actions you will need to have to stick to to properly sand your hardwood flooring.


How to prepare your hardwood floor right before sanding?

The 1st action is to crystal clear out the region and get rid of any furniture or rugs. Once the place is empty, you’ll want to sweep and vacuum the

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1855 Leister house in finished and back on the market

When I visited the 1855 Isaac Leister House, 11142 W. Bradley Rd. in April, I went alone. When I returned to see it now that renovations are complete and it’s been listed for sale, I brought company.

The front of the house.


The home was built by Leister before the Civil War in what was then the Town of Granville, where he and his brother each bought 80 acres of land after their arrival in 1839 from Pennsylvania.

You can read a deeper history of the house here.

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South Shore residents can apply for down payment, home-improvement assistance

As a result of the program’s enlargement, some South Shore people will be eligible to apply for down-payment support for the buy of a house and for exterior-residence advancements. The South Shore software only serves the neighborhood’s O’Keefe space, from 67th to 71st streets amongst Jeffery Boulevard and South Shore Drive.

MMRP is funded via the Community Housing Companies of Chicago.

The Community Network Alliance, or NNA, a South Shore nonprofit committed to local community outreach, is partnering with the metropolis, South Shore Functions and the South Shore Chamber of Commerce on the newest addition to the software.

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