The Outdoor Movie Experience in December

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Walking past the Olive Black Martini Bar in Richmond, IL. I love a good saxophone player.
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Richmond, IL, Outside Movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” shown on 12/2/2017.
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Richmond, IL, Outside Movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” on 12/2/2017.

Finery & Finishes Boutique and The Richmond Brathaus treated everyone to a unique experience last night. Throngs of people came out on an especially warm December night to watch “It’s A Wonderful Life” outside. People brought lawn chairs, blankets, sleeping bags, Thermoses and an optimistic attitude. It was really fun!

Charming Make-Do Awning for a Sunny Window

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Robert Anderson came up with an ingenious idea to make a living awning to shade this west-facing window at Sedge Meadow Antiques in Alden, Illinois. He built the frame and attached vintage wire fencing for his Morning Glories to grasp, climb and cover the top of his storefront window. I think the scalloped fencing is charming with or without anything growing upon it. Don’t you love the idea of an awning made of flowers? -Ginene