Update Your Vintage Furniture

Design concept for Chicago dining room

Transforming Old Furniture into New There are so many reasons to reuse and repurpose old vintage furniture.  You may have inherited an heirloom piece but the style is so old fashioned that it looks like it has come from your grandmothers house.  Maybe it has! You may have personal memories that the piece of furniture […]

Forest & Bluff Magazine: Landmark Reborn

Tina’s 2019 project for the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest has been featured by Forest & Bluff Magazine. The church was founded over 150 years ago, with the building originally built in 1887. The church’s committee sought to renovate and revive the meeting spaces and facilities, and ultimately brought Tina Dann-Fenwick on for key […]

Design Tricks for Easy Kitchen Updates

The heart of our home is undoubtedly the kitchen.  It is where we cook, gather, do paperwork and homework. Many homeowners are daunted by the prospect of remodeling and modernizing their kitchen because of the inevitable downtime, during which the kitchen will not be accessible for several weeks, as well as the huge cost.  Yet it is […]

Custom Cabinetry and Enhancing Your Fireplace: Do’s and Dont’s from a Design Pro

At this time of year, the fireplace which is central to most homes, comes into serious focus.  We decorate it with garlands and use it to display festive ornaments and happy memories. Who can deny the importance of the fireplace to the value of many homes.  Real estate listings always include the number of fireplaces […]