Expert Advice: Sunflower Wall Clock

β€œAn artsy wall clock is the epitome of form and function: The practicality of the timepiece is amped up by the sprawling wood-grain pattern. Adding this to a room is like a cute pair of earrings jazzing up a neutral outfit.”

β€”Shelly Miller Leer, owner, ModHomeEc

Present Time sunflower wall clock, $106. The Bungalow, 924 E. Westfield Blvd., 317-253-5028.

Photo by Tony Valainis

This article appeared in the November 2013 issue.

Fernandez began writing for Indianapolis Monthly in 1995 while studying journalism at Indiana University. One of her freelance assignments required her to join a women's full-tackle football team for a season. She joined the staff in 2005 to edit IM's ancillary publications, including Indianapolis Monthly Home. In 2011, she became a senior editor responsible for the Circle City section as well as coverage of shopping, homes, and design-related topics. Now the director of editorial operations, she lives in Garfield Park.