Our store and workshop are unique in the glass business. We offer a wide variety of handmade products as well as an unequaled collection of glass gifts, mission and arts & crafts furniture, and Tiffany-style lighting. We also offer a wide range of stained glass, mosaic and beadmaking classes.
For more than two decades, American Mattress has promoted peaceful slumber in bedchambers throughout the Midwest with their vast selection of mattresses, headboards, and linens. The sleep experts strive to stay abreast of the latest bedding technology: their Serta mattresses are made with gel foam that supports curves, and Tempur-Pedic mattresses repel allergens, mites, and poltergeists looking to spoon. This devotion to a good night’s sleep has helped them earn the title of Best Mattress Store from suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald five years in a row. Additionally, American Mattress doubles down on each of its beds with a 30-day comfort guarantee and a 60-day best-price guarantee.
A family-owned-and-operated outfit, Crest has been furnishing homes from Indiana to Wisconsin for more than 20 years. Its aisles brim with elegant, name-brand pieces for living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms, and boiler rooms. At any given time, more than 120 lines rotate throughout its show room, from manufacturers such as Century, Parker House, Eagle, Robin Bruce, and DR Kincaid.
Now operating out of its warehouse location after a fire claimed its Lincoln Park showroom, Roy's Furniture props up an extensive collection of home furnishings. Knowledgeable staff members guide patrons through a variety of custom-fabric options and upholstery sizes to revamp rooms for adults, children, and subleasing gummi bears. Eco-friendly mattresses, tables, sofas, and other heavy lifts can be delivered to homes or retrieved at the warehouse.
The Painted Lady's owner, Beth Brace, scours antique markets, estate sales, and private collections throughout the Midwest to locate and reincarnate one-of-a-kind items through artful restoration. She specializes in giving furniture and decorative accessories a new lease on life using various restorative procedures, such as fresh-paint makeovers, classical distressing techniques, and skillful placement of googly eyes. In addition to decorative vases ($5–$65) and twinkling chandeliers, The Painted Lady is stocked with vintage frames and original artwork by local artists. Lamps ($35–$235), candle holders ($12–$75) and candles ($19–$39) infuse drab dens with a luminous glow capable of lighting romantic meals or illuminating shadow-puppet reenactments of The Battle of Little Bighorn.
Spotlighted by local and national press including TimeOut Chicago, the Wall Street Journal, and Michigan Avenue Magazine, Modern Vintage Chicago Market's collection of over 75 merchants shows off antique furnishings and vintage wearables from all over the world. Vintage dealers from across the country—including local favorites D. Brett Benson and Man in the Moon—stuff market stalls with men's and women's clothing, estate jewelry, and even vintage fashion magazines. Treasure hunters can investigate indoor booths to fill their closets with items from designers such as Hermes, Pucci, and Dior. In addition to apparel, Modern Vintage Chicago also features hospitality areas brimming with gourmet chocolates, as well as cuisine and drinks from local eateries.
Upon arrival, you'll be greeted with a bevy of showroom items to peruse. There are plenty of options that fall within the cost of your Groupon, such as a chrome Galaxy table lamp ($125), Tikal mirrors in cherry or black ($75–$125), a white Lima vase ($45), or Lawrence leather bookshelves ($125). There are also cozy couches, chairs, and more waiting to be adopted. The merchandise is always changing, but you can check out a few sample items here. If there's nothing on the floor that floats your boat, thumb through a large collection of manufacturer books to find that perfect piece. Someone will be there to guide you along the way while giving professional input, such as the storeowner, Kim Tepper.