Home decor


Unique Boutique: Dandy

Published Dec. 6, 2018

Dandy describes itself as Midventurous Modern, which is a good way of saying, really cool stuff your mom and grandma tossed but you wish they'd have kept for you. There's furniture, clothing, home decor and much more in an alluring setting, all curated by the owners, Ryan and Jess Day.


Couple transforms former Vliet Street garage into Dandy vintage shop

Published Nov. 5, 2018

Wandering around the midcentury gems that populate Ryan and Jess Day's Dandy vintage shop on the West Side, Ryan noted that sometimes an object that isn't especially beautiful on its own can become beautiful in the right setting. That struck me as an astute observation that might also be applied to Dandy's home at 5020 W. Vliet St.


Commemorate loved ones with Memories in Print

Published March 30, 2012

Memories in Print is a new venture by Pen Station, Ltd. Customers bring in photos of loved ones, or of objects they love, to be worked into a commemorative piece of art suitable for hanging.


OnMilwaukee.com Recommends: Sept. 16, 2010

Published Sept. 16, 2010

Here in the OnMilwaukee.com editorial office, we like to eat, drink, save a few bucks while walking around in style and comfort. You can, too, if you take note of our weekly tips and suggestions.


OnMilwaukee.com Recommends: January 7, 2009

Published Jan. 7, 2010

Just like the you, the OnMilwaukee.com editorial staff is settling back into the normal, work week routine. Of course, that doesn't mean we're not doing the same thing you are -- surfing the Web for new toys. Here are a few of our favorite things this week.


Exotic Embelezar is now open in the Third Ward

Published June 6, 2009

Back in March we took a needed break from the rampant closing of local businesses to report on a new home furnishings boutique that was taking a chance and relocating from its native Bucktown neighborhood in Chicago to Milwaukee's Third Ward. Well, it's now open. Check it out.


JuJu Gifts & Décor launches online store

Published Oct. 16, 2008

The Web site features many of the store's best sellers as well as an evolving selection of unique objects in several categories: home décor, personal accessories, relaxation and bath, stationary and books, children and novelty.


Juju Gifts and Décor fuses function with fashion

Published May 25, 2006

With their combined powers of style and common sense, Nichole Nikolic and Wendy Pawlyshyn are opening JuJu Gifts and Decor at 222 E. Erie St. in the Third Ward. According to the co-owners, the gifts, accessories and home décor store is stylishly focused on being "hip, yet conventional."


Mio Bella boutique boasts local artists' creations

Published April 13, 2005

If you need the perfect gift or a special something to spice up your home décor, an art boutique with "expressive accessories" and "artistic elements" may be just the place you need. Try the new Mio Bella in Brookfield to satisfy your extraordinary taste.


Cranston celebrates home accents in Third Ward

Published Dec. 8, 2004

If you are looking to accessorize your home, Cranston can help. This home accents store -- opening soon -- offers unique, individually-crafted pieces sure to spruce up your bedroom, bathroom dining room and kitchen.


Get a jump on spring

Published Jan. 31, 2001

Think a new beginning and consider giving your home a face-lift with some great new furniture, decorations or both, from some of Milwaukee's best shops.