Bake Danish ‘kransekage’

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Almond paste is used as a filling in pastries in many different cultures. In Denmark they bake it on its own and it’s not really Christmas until you’ve actually tasted this delicious treat. Aim to impress by serving small bites or building a layered tower of ‘kransekage’.

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Warm Up with One of Our Cozy Throws

 

 

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Chic enough to look stylish and complement your home but cozy enough to keep you warm and snug! We have simple knit classics in natural colors and modern, vibrant patterns in a wide assortment of hues! Check out the whole blanket collection online or stop in to our store to pick one up today!

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Trap the Friendly Lamp

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Our modern trap lamp adds a lot of visual interest to a room, but the lightweight, floating design makes it subdued enough to not steal attention from other areas of the space.

A fun way to turn this lamp into a whimsical, fun Halloween piece is to cut out and tape black paper eyes onto The Trap and turn it into a flying, illuminated ghost!

Boo!

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Trick or Treat!?

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Whether you’re hosting a chic Halloween party or just want to have the most stylish candy bowls on the block, we’ve got you covered.

Our iron bowls come in a variety of sizes and colors ranging from $14 to $79.

The vibrant interior contrasts beautifully with the iron exterior and each one is sleek enough to keep out all year long, making these a wise and multi-functional investment!

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Make Halloween Decor Work Double Duty!

by Shane Kalminski

The time has come for Halloween! ‘Hocus Pocus,’ candy corn and costumes! October is a very fun month but unfortunately the expenses can add up, especially for those who want to decorate or get dressed up.

One solution to getting the most for your money is to invest in pieces that work not only for the Holiday but can stay on display in your home or last for years to come.

Here at BoConcept, we have a lot of cool, dark and industrial accessories that might just add the perfect touches to your All-Hallows-Eve chic!

This black iron bowl with an orange glaze inside would be the most stylish candy bowl on the block! The retro color and organic shape mean you can keep this beautifully on display or in use all year.

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Mood lighting is essential for Halloween parties and these candle-holders add an element of cool that can stay out even after the party ends. Just replace drippy black candles for crisp white ones.

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With a look that resembles twisted metal, these bamboo baskets would be perfect to fill with spooky branches. Simply throw in some colorful Autumn ones on November 1st and make the purchase work double duty this Fall!

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Finally, adding some cobwebs and fake spiders onto our wire letters would create a creepy, crawly look for October while the sculptures on their own add personality to any room throughout the year.

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Have fun this season and stop by our showroom at 1901 N. Clybourn to check out our other accessories or get advice from our design team. We promise to only serve treats!

Inspired Design: The Smartville Armchair

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With the introduction of the Smartville arm chair, a new design icon is born! With a high-tech, modern look that was inspired by the interior of a car, the Smartville has clean, contrasting seams and a large oval armrest.

The high back support, tilt and swivel options and available foot-rest make this chair as comfortable as it is cool. Come in to our store to experiment with different color options or design one in 3D here!

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Customized Design: The Cenova

by Shane Kalminski

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Meeting your demands for modularity, comfort and customization, the Cenova sofa also looks great doing it! Flexible in it’s design, the Cenova can fit into any style, from casual and relaxed to luxurious and formal. Whether you’re style is formal, laid-back or trendy, this is the sofa for you!

Choose fixed cushions for a chic look or loose cushions for a casual feel. The oversized resting units provide a lot of comfort and are large enough to function as a sleeping space if you don’t have a guest room. With choices in the back height and seat depth, colors, fabrics and modules, the Cenova was built to meet your design needs!

Play around with your own Cenova using our 3D product building tool!

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The Red Diva

Did you know that in 2008 BoConcept broke the Guinness World Record for creating the longest couch ever? Nicknamed The Red Diva at nearly 169 feet, she was designed specifically for the Aarhus Festival in Denmark.

If you need seating for 104 people, this might be the sofa for you!

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Inspired Design: The Hamilton Chair

by Shane Kalminski

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Inspired by origami, the ancient art of folding paper into shapes, designer Henrik Pedersen wanted to create an armchair that one can curl up, cuddle and simply relax in.

Extremely comfortable and inviting, the Hamilton chair, especially when paired with the footstool tells the world “do not disturb! It’s ‘me’ time.”

Available in a wide variety of different fabric and leather options, as well as choices for the leg-types and finish, you can customize the Hamilton chair to be uniquely yours!

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Did You Know?

At BoConcept.com, you can let your inner designer loose with our online design tool, Home Creator. Play with shapes, sizes and colors with detailed 3D graphics. The price is updated instantly! It’s easy to use and requires no downloads. Just click and create!