Dorm Room Design-According to LiLu

A Retro/Boho Dorm Room Design A Milestone This year marks a milestone for me. I am sending my eldest child to college. It’s a bittersweet time. I will miss her at home so much and I am excited for the adventure ahead of her. For many children leaving home and establishing themselves in [...]

Healthy Home Tips – Organic Mattresses

Healthy Home Organic Mattresses and Bedding is part of our Healthy Home Series. Over the past years we have had the pleasure of designing various bedrooms for serveral clients.  They range from clean lined master bedrooms to intricate, traditional master suites.  Don't forget about those children, teenagers and babies.  We love designing for them [...]

The Best Summer Color Schemes-According to LiLu

The Best Summer Color Schemes Summer is a favorite season for so many people! Across much of the country the landscape changes and temperatures soar along with peoples spirits! Often the pace of life changes too. I little more play, a little less work. In Minnesota, everyone is compelled to make the most of [...]

Creating a Bespoke Interior-Maker Erik Wyckoff-According to LiLu

What goes into creating a bespoke interior? Many hand-crafted details and a thoughtful design process are key to a bespoke interior. At LiLu Interiors, we pride ourselves on creating interiors that are reflections of our client’s lifestyle. Not about trends but speaks to our clients on a soul level. That way their interior should [...]

Sustainability-What’s Quality Got To Do With It? -According to LiLu

Sustainability and Quality Sustainability: What’s Quality Got to Do With It? Here's a little story to get us started. This fall, my husband Andy and I will celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary! And 20 years ago I bought what my husband thought were ridiculously expensive walking sandals for our honeymoon trip to Greece. I [...]

Healthy Home Tips – Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July!  Did you know that over 120 million take this pledge every year to not use single use plastic for the entire month!  The website https://www.plasticfreejuly.org/ explains all of the details and even lets you take the pledge.  What I found as I started looking into this challenge was really how much [...]

New American Classics-Dunes and Duchess

New American Classics-Dunes and Duchess I first met Stacy Kunstel at Blog Fest, sponsored by Kravet in 2011. At the time, she told me she had a candelabra business. Since then, her business with husband, Michael Partenio has flourished and I’ve become a steadfast fan. They have created a line that is a new [...]

Wildflower Color Inspiration: Is imitating Nature the Best Inspiration?

Wildflower Color Inspiration One of the first environmental conservation efforts I was aware of was Lady Bird Johnson’s initiative to restore native plants and wildflowers to the country’s landscapes. Initially, the idea took the form of the Highway Beautification Act in the mid 60’s and later took the form of Lady Bird Johnson’s Wildflower [...]

The KEY Ingredient for a Perfect Interior-According to LiLu

A Hurried World We live in a hurried world, as things speed up our expectations have changed. I sometimes find myself wanting people to speak more quickly, respond to an email immediately and walk speedily. Then I quiet myself and tap into the wisdom of mindfulness and what I know to be true. Sometimes [...]