Mood Board-Blue

Chicago Interior Design. Blue lacquered walls with vintage carved stone lamp of a horse and perforated brass vase with purple flowers

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Mood Board-Green

green painted kitchen with brass backsplash

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Mood Board-Red

Red pillow. Four Moroccan pillows. Each pillow is one of a kind. Moroccan pillow made from antique hand woven rugs, 2 sided pillow - plush wool on one side and flat wool on the opposite.

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KCI: Winter Edition

large red labradoodle dog in the snow

I’m a summer girl. Give me high temps and humidity any day of the year! But since I live in Chicago, I have to contend with winter. And while I celebrate the change in seasons, I know what lies ahead. Shorter days. Longer nights. Colder weather. And lots and lots of snow. (Be still my […]

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KCI New Logo Unveiling

Water color painting of a hummingbird by Kelly Cleveland

In the KCI News: Logo Unveiling I had a profound experience with a hummingbird a few years ago. One of these lovely birds got trapped in our garage at our vacation home. He was frantically flying around for over an hour and everything I did to try to help was futile. Finally, the poor guy […]

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Meet Priscilla!

We are so proud to have been asked to participate in this Chicago Magazine’s 2016 Chairs for Charity event! Tickets can be purchased online for the March 24th party being held at Casa Spazio. If you are unfamiliar with C4C…local artists and designers are asked to revitalize an existing chair which will be sold at this silent […]

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Kelly Cleveland Interiors Named Best of Houzz 2016

We are proud to be named Best of Houzz 2016 for customer service. Our clients are the foundation our business and we are thrilled to be recognized in this category!   Houzz Announces Best Of Houzz 2016 Winners    Annual Survey and Analysis of Community of Over 35 Million Monthly Users Reveals the Top-Rated Home […]

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Terraced Edible Garden

I am inspired by this fabulous terraced garden of edibles. I can just picture my kids rambling through this path snatching fresh peas and sampling savory herbs. Source: Recipe for Modernist Edible Garden Style

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She’s a Brassy Little….

Happy Friday! This fantastic spring weather has got me thinking warm, shiny thoughts. A perfect day to talk about –  Brass, bronze and gold! Antiqued, polished, hammered, matte…these beautiful metals are popping up everywhere. While polished nickel and chrome are still quite lovely, try mixing in some of these elegant, toasty toned metals to your […]

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Marsala – Color of the Year. Love or Hate?

I may be a little late in hashing out this color, but like it’s namesake…I think we needed to allow it a little time to open up and breath. Pantone Institute’s declaration of Marsala as the ‘IT’ color is simply a forecast of the color we will be adorning our bodies, homes and products with […]

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Masterful Bedrooms

I was putting together a mood board for a client’s master bedroom and found myself lost in Pinterest…AGAIN. I thought you might enjoy some wonderful inspirational images of master bedrooms I found so here are some of the highlights.   O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head. ~Thomas […]

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Come On-A My House

I know it is hard to get out when it is -10, but I’m sure you can encourage a few faithful friends to join you for a cozy evening at home. I created a little bar nook in my kitchen by adding a small table lamp for moody under counter lighting and used a couple […]

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Light – at the touch of a finger

Winter is here and like it or not the ‘polar vortex’ has covered the US and the time change has made for much darker evenings. If you’re like me, you’re probably moving indoors and there’s nothing quite like the warm glow of beautiful lighting in your home or business! I thought this would be a […]

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