This month’s feature in the year-long series marking the 25th Anniversary of the founding of WBCS, Inc. is the 2004 Showhouse for a Cure, the seventh annual WBCS Showhouse. The stunning home of Suzanne Spenner-Hupy, Michael Hupy and their children, it provided a magnificent Lake Michigan setting and beautiful architecture to inspire both the 2004 Showhouse designers and the visiting public.
Tips for Keeping Hardwoods Handsome
With its rich tones and distinguished style, hardwood flooring can be a beautiful design element of your home. However, it’s important to know the proper care procedures to maintain its condition for decades to come.
Celebrating The Milwaukee Public Museum
For many of us growing up in southeastern Wisconsin, our childhood memories are colored fondly by visits to the Milwaukee Public Museum. This world-class institution of anthropology, history and the natural sciences first opened to the public in 1884 and currently operates from its 1960s-era building at 800 West Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee.
Colors & Textures
Over the past year, architectural design saw a surge in nature-inspired, earth tones, such as calming shades of blue and green. Homeowners can expect this trend to continue into the coming months, but with warmer, richer colors.
Kickstarts A Cure
Experts say philanthropy kickstarts novel cancer research that leads to cures. Started as the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse in 1998, WBCS, Inc. is marking 25 years as a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer charitable organization with a mission to advance breast cancer and prostate cancer research. To date, WBCS has had a $117.74 million research impact to defeat these common and still deadly diseases.
Valentine’s Day Around The World
This one’s for all the lovers – the ones who look forward to 14th February every year so that they can bask in the romance of it all. Whether you have a sweetheart this year or not, you might find a little inspiration in how Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world.