Midwest-CBK products featured in Midwest Living Brand's River House makes the cover

Midwest-CBK's River House brand house and home décor, garden and seasonal products are featured on the cover of the Midwest Living magazine's May/June issue.

The six-page article, titled "The Joy of the Porch," features entertaining and decorating ideas for porches and other outdoor spaces.

Midwest CBK BenchThe Midwest-CBK home décor, garden and seasonal products prominently shown in the story include its 74620 Lime Candle Lantern, 979068 Blue Bird Figure 90512 Apothecary Jar, 976968 Flower Bucket and 82067 Antique White Bench. The May/June 2010 issue of Midwest Living is available on newsstands now, and photos from the story are also featured online at http://www.midwestliving.com/homes/outdoor-living/porch-decorating-tips/?catref=bcat653&page=12.

"River House's historic wraparound porch, refreshed in white paint, gave us an inspirational backdrop for designing outdoor entertaining areas and relaxing nooks in a summery pink, yellow and green color scheme," said Midwest Living Assistant Home and Garden Editor Sara Reimer. "Midwest-CBK's new outdoor living products, such as a vintage-looking white wire bench, lime-green iron lanterns and whimsical flower buckets, helped us create an updated country look."

"We're honored to have our River House location and products chosen for the popular Midwest Living cover story, which features creative decorating ideas from the editors captured in gorgeous, vibrant photography," said Frederic Contino, Midwest-CBK President. "We're flattered to have the top editors from across the country select our products, and our River House location, to feature in the pages of their magazines, based on the unique and exclusive designs and trend-forward style our designs provide."

Midwest-CBK's River House has also appeared in cover stories for Country Living, Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion, Romantic Homes, and Mpls St. Paul Magazine. Midwest-CBK designs have also appeared on NBC's "The Tonight Show," NBC's "Today Show," ABC's "Good Morning America," ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "The Martha Stewart Show," and in high profile consumer magazines including O The Oprah Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal and more.

About Midwest Living
Midwest Living magazine (www.midwestliving.com), published by Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), is a regional publication that celebrates life in the Midwest. Founded in 1987, the magazine is dedicated to providing its readers with a wealth of region-specific information and inspiration, focusing on travel and events, food and dining, home and garden as well as other editorial content categories. Midwest Living magazine reaches more than 4 million readers, is published bi-monthly and has a rate base of 950,000.

About Midwest-CBK
A national design leader in home décor, gifts, holiday and candles, Midwest-CBK is proud to bring independent retailers more choices in style, design and sparkle of exclusive and unique products, made simple with one simplified ordering program and four convenient ways to order. Please call 800-394-4225 or visit www.mwcbk.com for more information or to locate a showroom near you.

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