4 Seasons Painting and Landscaping

Parkway Garden Install in Chicago

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We started off the season with quite a few landscape design projects. Our first set of photos is this parkway garden in Chicago. To see more landscaping projects we’ve done, click here. To see our painting and other interior projects, click here.

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Fireplace Mantle in Chicago


We gave this fireplace a makeover and installed a new mantle earlier this year. Scroll down to see the finished product! To see other indoor projects we’ve done, including painting, tile and more, click here!  

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Painting & Wallpaper Project in Chicago

Painting & Wallpaper 2016

We finished this painting and wallpaper project in Chicago earlier this year. Gray is a wonderful choice for a subtle, yet sophisticated color. It adds interest to a room while remaining neutral and understated. Gray also comes in a wide variety of shades from dark to light, as well as a variety of undertones from purple […]

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Best of 2015: Landscape Design & Painting Highlights


As we move into 2016’s gardening season, let’s take a look back at some of the exciting painting and landscape design projects we did in 2015. As always, it was an honor and joy to help each of these clients beautify their outdoor and indoor living spaces. Give us a call to schedule your free […]

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Painting Kitchen Cabinets

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Looking for a quick and easy way to give your kitchen a fresh look? Try painting your kitchen cabinets. This past December, we painted these kitchen cabinets from a cream color to white. The fresh coat of white paint really brightens the room and the semi-gloss finish makes it easy to clean. Get the most […]

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Commercial Painting in Chicago: Scooters


Commercial Painting: Walls For this commercial painting job, we needed to even out the color on the walls as patches had been repainted but the color did not match exactly. To save our client money, we taped a line across the middle and repainted only the bottom half of the wall in the color of […]

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Landscape Design 3-Year Update

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Are 4 seasons of interest really possible in my garden? This is such a common question and the answer is an emphatic YES! Just take a look at the front landscape we designed and installed for a client three years ago. The pictures below were taken at the beginning and end of fall. (Click here to see […]

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More Porch Painting in Chicago

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I repaired this front porch and repainted the steps, porch and doorway to match the façade of the house. This one small project (finished in a day or two) is a great way to brighten up your house’s curb appeal. One small repair and a couple coats of paint later, and this house looks 100% better! If you are […]

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Christmas Tree Dress Forms & DIY Tutorial

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I am so happy to announce that my Christmas Tree Dress Forms are now available for purchase and my first DIY tutorial is now available on the Mannequin Madness website! To order the tutorial, click this link and to order  a customized Christmas Tree Dress Form, please contact us by filling out this form here or giving […]

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Porch Painting in Chicago

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It’s amazing what one little coat of paint can do! Take a look below to see how we renewed the front of this Chicago house with a fresh coat of paint for their front porch. The transformation is quite remarkable! We also painted the wrought iron fence for a completely finished look for their front. Trying to […]

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