i’ve really been enjoying julia rothman‘s guest blog posts this week- especially this morning’s special sneak peek meets before and after. why? because it belongs to the fantastic design team, also design, that redid design*sponge this past october! jenny and matt from also own a beautiful home in chicago that they’ve been renovating from the ground up for a while now. today julia’s bringing us a sneak peek into their home to see the changes they’ve made so far. my favorite portion is the kitchen backsplash- a real chalkboard salvaged for a local school. click here to check it out!