design crush: dream studio tour

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To some, this studio may look familiar. That is because it is the headquarters for Pink Loves Brown, a Chicago based stationary line designed by Nicole, of the popular design…

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no paint artwork in 15 minutes

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Simple white canvases above my bed.I never really thought too much about these canvases until my cousin mentioned they were his favorite pieces of art in my apartment."Art?"What was once…

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divine wine on a dime

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Everyone seems to be antsy for spring, and though the weather may still be chilly and the farmers market may still be closed, there is one favorite spring tradition that…

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dressing charlotte

For Dressing Charlotte this week I channeled one of the easiest looks I have for going out to dinner in the Loop, or just about anywhere. By layering a cardigan…

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february: makeunder my credit card

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unfortunately not my actual credit card, but boy is it funny! photo found on flickrA few days ago a friend mentioned that in order to curb unnecessary spending, she chose…

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where i work. part 2

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With a lull in the day I thought I might follow up with the rest of the studio tour. Here it goes:This is a big empty frame that hangs above…

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where i work. part 1

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So for those who wonder why "makeunder my life" is the title for my blog, I will explain (a little). In part it has to do with my belief that…

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