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Lisa Linen Lady

  • Lisa Rosenberg Home Decor

    Lisa Rosenberg Home Decor

    The secret is finally out.  You may already know me as the “L” of Arrelle Fine Linens, with my husband Robert serving as the” R”.  Regretfully, we closed our River North Showroom on August 4, 2010 after 30 years of continuous service.During…
    - 11 Apr 13, 8:19pm -
  • Music to Dream By - My Tribute to Etta James, "At Last"

    Music to Dream By - My Tribute to Etta James, "At Last"

    Put Your Head On My Pillow. Discover the beauty that was Arrelle Visit our on-line shop at http://stores.ebay.com/Luxury-Linen-Liquidations .Feel the Beauty. Enjoy the Comfort while listening to this outstanding rendition by Etta James' most fa…
    - 21 Jan 12, 3:59am -
  • The Truth About Thread Count - Tips for selecting sheets.

    The Truth About Thread Count - Tips for selecting sheets.

    Thread count (TC) is defined as the number of threads per inch in a fabric. For example, if a vendor claims they are selling you a 600 TC sheet, you should be able to count 600 threads in every square inch of fabric.It is one way for you to determine…
    - 8 Nov 11, 5:22am -
  • Creating A Personal Style in Your Home Decor

    Creating A Personal Style in Your Home Decor

    Comments below are in response to blog post Bare Witness:Trimming the Fat at TheWhole9 (Artist Blog) In my Home Decor Business, when clients are starting a project, I frequently ask them about their personal style. Are they looking for something tra…
    - 7 Nov 11, 6:16am -
  • Lisa's House of Dreams

    Lisa's House of Dreams

    These dog days of Summer really take me back to 2005. That Summer we participated in the annual River North sidewalk tour of designer dog homes on behalf of the Anti-Cruelty "PAWS" Auction. About 20 retail stores specializing in Home Decor compete…
    - 19 Jul 11, 7:22pm -
  • Objects of Beauty -The Design of Everyday Things

    Objects of Beauty -The Design of Everyday Things

    Today I was reading a review about a book titled, "The Design of Everyday Things"As a designer I was intrigued as this very idea had become a burning question for me during the process of renovating a historic 1880 home. The house was a wreck which I…
    - 3 Dec 10, 4:10am -
  • Lisa Rosenberg's Home Design Service

    Lisa Rosenberg's Home Design Service

    You may already know me as the “L” of Arrelle Fine Linens, with my husband Robert serving as the” R”. (Alright, the secret is finally out.) Regretfully, we closed our River North Showroom, this last August 4, 2010 after 30 years of contin…
    - 3 Nov 10, 6:41am -
  • Lisa Flowers Comfort Shop

    Lisa Flowers Comfort Shop

    Technology has evolved to create a myriad of opportunities for efficiency. Yet, there is a point where simplicity is golden – the ability to absorb our surroundings in a natural way.I would still like to believe that there is something to be said f…
    - 15 Aug 10, 4:45am -
  • Getting Inspiration - In All The Right Places

    Getting Inspiration - In All The Right Places

    I am compelled to view ALL retail venues whether they pertain directly to my business or not.As the Buyer and creative arm for Arrelle Fine Linens' I get inspiration by looking at displays, colors, fashion - and gain knowledge by knowing what we are…
    - 20 May 10, 7:31pm -
  • Tips for Great Dinner Presentations at Home Without Cooking:

    Tips for Great Dinner Presentations at Home Without Cooking:

    Prefer dinners at home but don't feel like cooking?Don’t worry. Beautiful celebrations shouldn’t be limited to just special occasions. The act of sharing with friends is occasion enough. It doesn’t have to be difficult. Even casual home dini…
    - 27 Apr 10, 12:08pm -

Chicago Looks

  • Sara

    Sara

    Knit wit "Disco folk" is how Sara Basgall describes her retro-leaning statement look. "I'm very inspired by Turkish psych, folk, and disco," she says. A parallel source of inspiration for her, not surprisingly, is the 1960s and '70s, which she becam…
    - 31 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 1:48pm -
  • Jaidah

    Jaidah

    Take it or leaf itThe leaves depicted on Jaidah Kirksey's pants aren't marijuana. The Columbia College film student isn't making a statement about the legalization of weed, or letting people know that she's 420 friendly. Nonetheless, she says, "the f…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 10:21pm -
  • Kayla

    Kayla

    Lisa gets an AThe Lisa Simpson sweatshirt she borrowed from her "kinda boyfriend." "I was told by one of his close friends that he must really like me if he's letting me wear that sweatshirt," Kayla Garcia says. "I don't really watch The Simpsons, b…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 10:17pm -
  • María Fernanda

    María Fernanda

    Eclectic feel"The harder the day is going to be, the harder I go on making the outfit spectacular," says María Fernanda Hernéandez Tort, who was on the way to a video-game store, where she planned to drop off a resumé. "I don't have a lot of basic…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 10:11pm -
  • Tori

    Tori

    True colors, shining through"Putting intention behind what you wear will affect how you show up in the world," says spiritual coach and energy healer Tori Washington. "This doesn't mean spending hours picking out what to wear but empowering yourself…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 10:05pm -
  • Joseph

    Joseph

    Sax appealStreet performer Joseph Taylor, of the one-man band Sax in the City, attributes his "neat, presentable" appearance largely to his wife, Annette. "I can't walk out the door without my wife telling me what to put on. As she continuously tells…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 9:59pm -
  • Miles

    Miles

    DIY B-BoyVisual artist and B-boy Miles Jackson was leaving work sporting an updated version of the normcore trend: minimal pieces—but worn with zero irony and somehow befitting the Moe Howard-ish bowl haircut. Inspired by 1970s breakdancers and wor…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 9:52pm -
  • Abigail

    Abigail

    Rational FashionEvery day for the past two years, Abigail Glaum-Lathbury has worn one of six versions of the same jumpsuit. A professor of fashion design at the School of the Art Institute, Glaum-Lathbury created the outfit with Los Angeles-based vis…
    - 31 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 9:42pm -
  • Mizz Chelsla and Trisha

    Mizz Chelsla and Trisha

    Close encounters"Alien street walker" was the inspiration as Jackson Powell and Sean Marburger—known on the city's drag circuit as Mizz Chelsla Green and Trisha Bass—headed out to Queen!, a weekly party at Smart Bar welcoming "kings, queens, and…
    - 36 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 12:17pm -
  • Patti and Francesca

    Patti and Francesca

    Patti and Francesca were photographed while exiting the Queen! weekly party at Smart Bar.
    - 36 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 12:02pm -
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