In the mural she did at home, she chose to depict familiar country spots; the family's Lake Geneva cottage and an Aunt's farm. Heather and her husband installed cottage style wainscoting to complete the look.
A compliment to the front page article: A list of what to think about when buying a crib was also in this weeks H&G.
Also from H&G this week:
Bravo's Top Design: Todd Oldham is interviewed for the Tribune about the upcoming interior design competition reality show. When asked about his favorite challenge that the designers faced, he said: "One show was really fun to me -- we had a super teeny budget . . . I think I would've won that one. I'm very good at spending 15 cents."
Green Pieces from the Readers: Karen gathers ideas and answers questions from readers on simple eco-conscious steps for dish and clothes washing.
Dishing: Mushrooms are featured in two wintery dishes; grilled chicken in mushroom and bourbon sauce and cream of mushroom risotto with lemon.
Green Bags: Elaine delves into plastic grocery bag alternatives and the facts on reusing the ones you've got.