Instant relaxation that stores in a snap: Shabby Chic cot, $100, and cotton cot slips, $110 each; Bennison floral boudoir pillow, $145; ruffled featherbed cover, $165 (twin), and down insert, $105 (twin); pink cotton dupatta throw with ball fringe, $140; ethnic patchwork pillows, $245 each, and floor pouf, $375. All at Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic, 2146 N. Halsted St., 773-327-9372; Blik Fly Re-Stik decals, $45/six at Sprout Home, 745 N. Damen Ave., 312-226-5950.


Photograph: Leonard Gertz