Bret L. Taylor Design, an interior design and home furnishing line, is launching a home accessories collection in collaboration with Mitchell Black Home. Stop by the launch party at 5140Shop (5140 N. Clark St.) on November 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. to see the new Chicago-themed collection, including wall art and pillows. Along with small bites and drinks, attendees will receive 20 percent off all purchases made during the party.
Paramour Bungalow will close up shop in Evanston as the store prepares to move down to the Andersonville Galleria—which means a moving sale this weekend. You can drop in to the current location at 812 Dempster Street on Saturday to take advantage of the big discounts: 50 percent off clocks, mirrors, coasters, and select in-store furniture. Don’t worry, the store won’t be gone long—the new location opens November 10 at 5247 North Clark Street.
Heads up, Hyde Parkers: Modern Cooperative, a vintage home décor store in Pilsen, will open its second location this weekend at 1500 East 53rd Street. Celebrate at the grand opening party this Friday from 6 to 10 p.m., when you can browse the store and enjoy complimentary drinks. Can’t make it to the party? The new Hyde Park Modern Cooperative will be open for regular hours starting this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Head over to Room & Board (55 East Ohio St.) on November 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. to hang out with local lifestyle bloggers Emily Charron of Isn’t That Charming and Casey Finn and Bridget Matkovich of The DIY Playbook. They’ll style dining room vignettes and share tips on how to create a modern table scape for entertaining guests this holiday season. You can also enter for a chance to win a $500 Room & Board gift card.
If you need more helpful tips on how to dress your table, Unison (1911 W. Division St.) is hosting a “Dress Your Table” event this Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. Filigree Suppers, a pop-up supper club, will educate customers on how to create three beautiful fall tabletops.
If you’re in the market for some new and creative stationery, check out the Paper Party going on this weekend at Humboldt House (1045 N. California Ave.). The vintage modern home shop will sell full lines of paper goods, including winter stationery, 2016 calendars, and trendy gift wrap, from designers such as Laura Berger, Allie Kushnir, Evermore Paper Co., and Box Berry. The free event will also feature complimentary drinks from Penrose Brewing. Stop by Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.