Monogram stationery with envelopes in many colors, $6.50 for a set of ten sheets
and $3.25 for ten envelopes, at Paper Source.
Teroforma Avva crystal tumblers, $46 for a set of two, at Stitch.
On-the-rocks reclaimed-granite drink chillers with wood tray, $38, at Susan Fredman at Home.
Diane von Furstenberg oven-to-table glazed stoneware pie dish, $50, at Bloomingdale’s Home.
Roost’s Algarve hammered-aluminum party bucket is perfect for iced bottles of locally brewed
Flossmoor Station beer (or, sans ice, magazines or towels), 18 inches across, $170, at Jayson Home & Garden.
Great with bread and/or a hard cheese, Rare Bird artisanal preserves are made in small batches in Oak Park, $11 for eight ounces, at Todd & Holland Tea Merchants.
Matted and framed Dermond Peterson limited-edition 20-inch-square block prints, $260 each, at WPA Chicago.
Caribbean-inspired Calypso St. Barth 15-inch melamine serving tray, $13, at Target.
Produced by Susan Victoria
Photography: (All but serving tray) Leonard Gertz
Bloomingdale’s Home, 600 N. Wabash Ave., 312-324-7500, bloomingdales.com. Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, 708-957-2739, flossmoorstation.com. Jayson Home & Garden, 1885 N. Clybourn Ave., 773-248-8180, jaysonhomeandgarden.com. Paper Source, 232 W. Chicago Ave., 312-337-0798, paper-source.com. Stitch, 1723 N. Damen Ave., 773-782-1570, stitchchicago.com. Susan Fredman at Home, 350 W. Erie St., 312-587-8150, susanfredmanathome.com. Target, target.com. Todd & Holland Tea Merchants, 7311 W. Madison St., Forest Park, 800-747-8327, todd-holland.com. WPA Chicago, 314 W. Superior St., 312-335-3855, wpachicago.com.