Dec
10
2012
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Twinkling. Holiday. Home.

Quick - your mother-in-law is popping over tonight for some eggnogs and a chat this evening, but you haven't had a chance to finalize your holiday decor - what do you do? Enter Susan Fredman Design Group. Not only have our designers hand-picked all the elements in our stores (Susan Fredman At Home, as...  continue reading

Dec
05
2012
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Pillow talk, talkin’

What better way to spend a cold winter's evening than snuggling up by a roaring fire and the glistening holiday tree with loved ones? Comfy, cozy, glamorous pillows make unique holiday gifts, or our designers suggest using them to spruce up your holiday décor. Take, for instance, these wittily worded...  continue reading

Dec
04
2012
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Tabletop Tuesday – Hostess Gift Guide

We wanted to focus our Tabletop Tuesday efforts and create a gift guide for the modern hostess. For everyday and holiday, these whimsical must-haves make for great gifting, even for that friend who has everything. The collection below is practical, yet fun and everyone seems to love it! Check out some...  continue reading

Nov
29
2012
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Holiday Trunk Show – Chicago

Tonight is the night! Join us for the 2012 Shop Like a Designer - Holiday Trunk Show at Susan Fredman At Home - Chicago. We can't get enough of Chicago at this time of year. The store is all aglow with trimmings and holiday delights. Here's a sneak peek of what to expect when you join us tonight. Designers...  continue reading

Nov
27
2012
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Tabletop Tuesday – Holiday Tea Time

Blame it on the tryptophan, but we have been on hiatus from the blog for a few days. Now that you've shopped until you've dropped, we think you'll be ready for today's post about a different Tabletop Tuesday... feast your eyes on this Rishi Tea holiday catalog and see if you can see why this is special...  continue reading

Nov
21
2012
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Giving thanks

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and we are wrapping up our work days to scurry to our respective homes and do holiday-style things. For me that includes cooking mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes and green bean casserole for 14 tomorrow and helping around my mother-in-law's kitchen as needed. I never used...  continue reading

Nov
19
2012
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Cleaning up

So I wandered into Susan Fredman at Home in Chicago this morning and stumbled upon my new favorite things - napkins that are a hybrid of washable cotton, yet disposable-in-an-Earth-friendly way. They come on a roll with perforations, as a paper towel would, so you can use as you need. Then wash when...  continue reading

Nov
16
2012
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Walk with us…

Come, take a walk with us. It's a pretty lovely day for November, but what is lovelier is that you can walk through two of our three stores now without having to step outside the comfort of your own home. You might be wondering what I am talking about here...virtual tours, that's what. Technology is...  continue reading

Nov
13
2012
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Tabletop Tuesday | Accents

We love accents of all kinds - a little Paris, oi! And a dash of Wisconsin, eh? And above all, we love accentuating our designs. Today's Tabletop Tuesday installation brings a few ideas to the forefront, especially with Thanksgiving menu planning in full swing and visions of turkeys dancing in our heads....  continue reading

Nov
12
2012
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Holiday, celebrate

There's that holiday buzz in the air and rightly so, here in the Midwest temperatures took a dive into winter today and we are just over a week out from Thanksgiving. Well, if that's not a cause for celebration, I don't know what is. If you missed it, we have all of our seasonal items up on Susan Fredman...  continue reading

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