I won’t feel guilty about what some may call “clutter.” I know we post a lot of stories in January about how to go through our belongings and purge what we don’t use. If you’re in the mood to declutter, they’re a great help. But never feel bad about surrounding yourself with things you love. The only rule is to appreciate them.Can Tidying Up Result in Life-Changing Magic?
The couple love their lively, family-friendly neighborhood in northwest Chicago. “We enjoy the quiet and friendly neighbors as well as all the greenery” in spring and summer, Ninelle says. “One of our neighbors’ homes is completely covered in vines — it’s pretty magical.”See more of this homeMy Houzz is a series in which we visit and photograph creative, personality-filled homes and the people who inhabit them. Share your home with us and see more projects.More home tours: Apartments | Small Homes | Colorful Homes | Contemporary Homes | Eclectic Homes | Farmhouses | Midcentury Homes | Modern Homes | Ranch Homes | Traditional Homes | Transitional Homes | All