Category Archives: Decor

Chintz Floral Prints Are Back in 2019

Many trends come and go over time. However, chintz and floral designs can always be found to some degree at high-end hotels and shops. That's because the small, pretty prints of flowers and natural scenes on striking background colors are lovely in any decade. It may be a bit much to incorporate large-scale chintz wallpaper…

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3 Spring Decor Tips You Can Make Yourself

Spring is finally here! This is the perfect time of year to decorate your home with beautiful flowers and pastel colors. Below we've listed three of our favorite DIY decorations to add a touch of spring to your home.  1. Spring Wine Bottles and Flowers Collect six wine bottles and remove the paper labels. Paint each bottle with…

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Simple DIY Apartment Feng Shui Tips

Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art form of optimizing interior spaces for the best possible living environment. Done well, Feng Shui allows you to feel inspired, energized and also relaxed at home. You may even enjoy better physical health, more career success and increased financial abundance. The following are some easy things you can do to enhance the vibe…

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5 Apartment Decorating Tips

Especially nowadays, living in an apartment is more common than ever. With so many different floor plans, styles, and sizes out there, apartment living is starting to feel a lot more like home. While floor plans can provide a great look and feel, how you decorate can provide the warmth and comfort you desire. In…

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How to Turn Garage Sale Duds Into Works of Art

Scouring your local garage sales can be a great way to spend an afternoon. You’re essentially getting a glimpse of other people’s lives, whether you find something you like there or not. But the really fun thing about garage sales is that they offer all kinds of opportunities to the creative crafter or the opportunistic…

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5 Fresh Tips for Autumn Décor

The fall brings opportunities for a fresh, warmer aesthetic in your beautiful home here at The Montrose apartments in Chicago. Here are a few current ideas from professional interior designers to add seasonal color and interest to living rooms and bedrooms. Warm Up the Great Room Add a cozy area rug. Switch out light-colored toss pillows…

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