Sherry Hart: Natural, Rustic Luxe Design & Soothing Soul Now

Any length of time between posts celebrating Atlanta’s gem of a creative genius (the Sherry) is SIMPLY TOO LONG. We love her heart and soul. We admire her eye for beauty, and we grow from her design guidance. Today’s post spotlights Sherry Hart: Natural, Rustic Luxe Design & Soothing Soul. Let it inspire, warm you to your core, and remind us how Spring, with its verdant hope, is oh so near.

Sherry Hart: Natural, Rustic Luxe Design & Soothing Soul Now

You’ll also find a smattering of humor weaved through her beautiful work because…um…Sherry has a Ph.D. in FUN.

Funny humor quote on Hello Lovely Studio.

When I began blogging at HL in Jaunuary of 2010 (yes, friends–this is Hello Lovely’s 12th year in the blog-o-verse), Design Indulgence (authored by Atlanta interior designer, Sherry Hart) was a daily read and quickly became my happy place on the web.

Sherry Hart and her Old English Sheepdog in her beautiful white Atlanta kitchen with shiplap and architectural interest. #whitekitchen #interiordesign #kitchendesign
Sherry’s own beautiful kitchen – Sherry Hart: Naturally Elegant as well as Casual Interior Design Inspiration

What Sherry offers design-savvy readers on her lovely site is awfully rare.

Ladisic exterior in Atlanta Homes.
Atlanta HomesExterior a Ladisic Fine Homes dream house in Peachtree Park

Yes, there’s laughter, skilled storytelling, and images of beautiful spaces she deftly deconstructs and demystifies.

Magnificent entry and staircase in the home of architect Michael Ladisic - design by Sherry Hart. #entry #interiordesign #neutraldecor
Photo: Erica George Dines for Atlanta Homes
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor #dieting

But there’s also an authenticity. There’s a steady stream of conversational banter that feels so much like friendship, readers ultimately begin to recognize it as the real deal.

Beautiful white brick house exterior (Michael Ladisic) with awning and black window and trim. #housearchitecture #housedesign #whitebrick #houseexterior #blackandwhite
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor

Journeying With a Beloved Blogger

All of these years reading Sher-lovely, laughing and celebrating the Sher, and even grieving with Sherry have left a mark.

Old English Sheepdog with head resting peacefully on pillow in the bedroom of designer Sherry Hart.

We even care deeply about her furry babies!

Sherry’s Atlanta Home

Sherry Hart's gorgeous white kitchen in Atlanta. #whitekitchen #blackandwhitekitchen #kitchendesign

What a blessing to journey with the creative dynamo and watch her design career blossom (remember her 2018 cover of House Beautiful!?!).

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Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor #cupcakes
Benjamin Moore Iron Mountain painted bedroom gallery wall - design by Sherry Hart. #benjaminmoore #ironmountain #darkgray #paintcolors
Sherry Hart: Naturally Elegant as well as Casual Interior Design Inspiration

A devoted following has watched her professional and creative opportunities increase as well as her personal wisdom and courage deepen.

Dark grey paneled walls in a beautiful neutral bedroom designed by Sherry Hart. #benjaminmoore #ironmountain #darkgrey #greypaintcolors
Photo: Tina Rowden – paint color is BM Iron Mountain.
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor

Before & After ORC Bedroom Sitting Area

before pic
B E F O R E (in the designer’s own bedroom)
Benjamin Moore Iron Mountain black paint in beautiful bedroom designed by Sherry Hart of Design Indulgence for ORC.
AFTER – Photo: Tina Rowden

Dramatic Bedroom Gallery Wall

Benjamin Moore Iron Mountain black paint in beautiful bedroom designed by Sherry Hart of Design Indulgence for ORC.
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor

Cozy Casual Workspace

Stevie Nicks framed print on wall of beautiful work area with desk - design by Sherry Hart. #neutraldecor #interiordesign #office

Like Sherry, those of us a certain age…ahem…particularly appreciate Stevie, and I found a super cool print with an ethereal feel you might like RIGHT HERE.

Sherry Hart’s Brookhaven Project

Classic and luxurious white kitchen designed by Sherry Hart for the Brookhaven project. #whitekitchen #kitchendesign #classickitchen #traditionalkitchen
Photo: Rustic White Paint color: Benjamin Moore White Dove
Classic and luxurious white kitchen designed by Sherry Hart for the Brookhaven project. #whitekitchen #kitchendesign #classickitchen #traditionalkitchen
Benjamin Moore White Dove
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor
Luxurious white bathroom with freestanding tub, plantation shutters, and marble mosaic tile floor - design by Sherry Hart. #luxuriousbathroom #whitebathroom #bathroomdesign #freestandingtub #plantationshutters
Photo: Rustic White
Built-ins and classic interior design in a living room (Brookhaven) by Sherry Hart. #interiordesign #classicdesign #builtins #livingroom
Beautiful built-ins in Sherry Hart’s Brookhaven project.
Elegant bathroom with hummingbird wallpaper and traditional decor - by Sherry Hart. #bathroomdesign #hummingbirds #interiordesign #bathroomvanity
Photo: Rustic White
Dark stained terracotta tile floor in an entry - design by Sherry Hart. #entry #terracottatile #tilefloor #interiordesign
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #momhumor #parentinghumor #adultinghumor
Shiplap walls and blue cabinets in a classic laundry room designed by Sherry Hart (Brookhaven). #laundryroom #shiplapwalls #bluecabinets #interiordesign
In case you love a blue and white laundry room!!!

House Beautiful Whole Home

It was thrilling for fans to see Sherry Hart’s involvement with House Beautiful’s 2018 Whole Home in Atlanta. For a recap, be sure to watch this. (And don’t miss a CAMEO from CAMI, Sherry’s pooch at 1:32!!!)

Colorful traditional dining room designed by Sherry Hart in House Beautiful 2018. #traditionalstyle #diningrooms #colorful #interiordesign
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor

For the Love of Neutrals & Textiles

I’m crazy about Sherry’s way with neutrals and her use of gorgeous pattern for walls and upholstery through the years!

Black and white bathroom design by Sherry Hart. #bathroomdesign #blackandwhite
Sherry Hart
Funny quote and humor to make you smile on Hello Lovely Studio. #funnyquote #humorquote #midlifehumor

Thank you, Sherry, for years of humor (mostly about random minutiae) and authenticity, for graciously sharing engaging content, stellar work, and your personal journey…you truly radiate life-giving warmth and sunshine, and we’re grateful!

Psst. I couldn’t fit my favorite Sherry Hart moments into one post, so GO TO part 2 HERE!

I independently selected products in this post—if you buy from one of my links, I may earn a commission.

Peace to you right where you are.

-michele

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White Slipcovered Sofa
French Country Kubu Basket Set
Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
French Country Bed
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Round Farmhouse Table
French Country Settee
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Slipcoverd Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Silver Rectangle Accent Table
Black or Bronze Accent Table
30″ French Storage Basket
Chevron White Quilt Set
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile (My Backsplash)
French Wire Laundry Basket
White Ruffle Bedding
White Linen Club Chair
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Wide Pine Sideboard
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
French Country Wall Mirror
French Lidded Baskets
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
Distressed White Artichoke Lamp
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Rustic French Confit Pot
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Rustic End Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing
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20 Comments

  1. March 7, 2020 / 11:41 am

    I love Sherry!! It was fun to review her projects again here. Thank you!!!
    Mary Ann

    • Michele
      Author
      March 7, 2020 / 1:45 pm

      Thanks so much for reading, Mary Ann. What a wild talent Sherry has for spaces and stories. Sherry is a favorite on this blog for sure, and she’s one of those un-influencer influencers. As far as I am concerned, if she says ‘buy this’ or ‘try this,’ I totally trust her curation and keen eye for beauty, and I’m sold. 🙂

  2. Joanna
    March 7, 2020 / 12:13 pm

    Oh…My…Gracious! The home in House Beautiful is a dream. Be still my heart ❤️ Sherry Hart is a very talented designer.

    I pinned your quote on the parking space and put it on Instagram. I’m afraid I would do that too, on a bad day. Well, not until we’re both dead but I would dawdle. I try to not react to ignorance but it is hard at times. Where’s my yoga mat?! 🙏🏼

    • Michele
      Author
      March 7, 2020 / 1:43 pm

      Hahahaha – yes, I hear you on that parking thing. Thanks for playing along and sharing. I can feel good about where I’m at on the spiritual growth journey, and then BAM – if I’m hungry and run into a little rude behavior in a parking lot, my ego has a field day! So many incredible moments in that Whole Home project. As a vertically challenged human, I loved the luxurious fantasy closet…no more step ladders. And if I could have a doggie door like the one in that showhouse, how could I not fill the place with puppies? 🙂

      • Joanna
        March 7, 2020 / 9:17 pm

        For me, it was the steamer in the closet. Who am I kidding! It was the whole closet. ♥️ The four season room was a favourite too. I would spend a lot of time there soaking in the outdoors through the windows. You know how I love my garden.

        • Michele
          Author
          March 8, 2020 / 4:30 pm

          I’m convinced closets can sell a house. I’m looking right now with our son, and he is swayed by the closet organizers! I’m like – that only cost a few hundred dollars, honey – look at the location and the kitchen…! I’m really thinking my ultimate home will have a three season porch or screened porch because I too am never bored gazing at nature outside. I feel like I haven’t seen enough coverage of beautiful back porches and solariums so maybe I need to create a post!

  3. March 7, 2020 / 12:37 pm

    Sherry is such a talent!!! She has mastered the black & white interior!

    • Michele
      Author
      March 7, 2020 / 1:40 pm

      She HAS and she has also managed to create colorful, classic designs for House Beautiful! Now that is talent! Peace to you, and bon weekend!

  4. Amy
    March 9, 2020 / 10:45 am

    Love Sherry Hart (& CAMI) and I first learned about her from YOU a while back…so thanks! I LOVE reading her posts…mostly because of her humor (ha!!) and she is SO real (makes you feel like a close friend), not to mention all the amazing decor wisdom she exudes! She’s def a favorite of mine, like you. 😁

    • Michele
      Author
      March 9, 2020 / 12:48 pm

      There is so much to love – and Sherry brings joy and authenticity to all of her work and commentary like no other! She has made me feel so comfortable being myself in blogland which has room for all different voices and styles. xox

  5. March 10, 2020 / 2:23 pm

    Michele….it seems I missed this….I will admit that my blog reading lately has fallen off. Just too much going on in my life. You are the sweetest kindest person ever. It is hard to believe that we have been blogging for so long….are we the only ones who are still at it:) It is hard too believe I have done some of that work….busy times and it all seems like a blur…..thank so much for this. It kind of came at a time when I need it.

    • Michele
      Author
      March 10, 2020 / 10:35 pm

      We are the only dinosaur bloggers neurotic enough to keep at it I think, but hey, look at us endure! I’m still daydreaming about that design show we’re given that makes us filthy rich where you and I design for Keanu Reeves. Hahahahaha. I’m so happy to celebrate you, Sherry – your brilliance through the years has brightened my days and brought so many smiles. All of us treasure your authenticity and keen eye for beauty, and how you remain humble in spite of all the applause! Thank you for sharing so bravely, and do know that your name is being whispered in prayer.

  6. Debbie
    March 10, 2020 / 8:40 pm

    Sherry rocks! I look forward to her blog every single week! ❤

    Michelle, I love your blog as well.
    Peace to you right where you are 😉❤

    • Michele
      Author
      March 10, 2020 / 10:14 pm

      I do too, Debbie – thanks so much for tuning in! 🙂

  7. Sharon
    March 12, 2021 / 5:54 am

    Thank you for this post! I’ve been following Sherry for a long time. I’ve laughed and cried deeply with her. Loved seeing her work. Your the best!

    • Michele
      Author
      March 12, 2021 / 10:17 am

      She is one of a kind so it’s always an honor to lift her up here! Thanks for tuning in, kindred spirit! xox

  8. Karol
    March 12, 2021 / 1:18 pm

    Two of my favorite bloggers. It’s nice to hear what you think about design but also letting us into your lives. Know that we care for you both.

    • Michele
      Author
      March 12, 2021 / 2:11 pm

      We’re so lucky to have you here – thank you, friend. Bon weekend! xox

  9. Suzanne
    March 12, 2021 / 2:56 pm

    Thank you for the great post. Made my day. I laughed my head off at the sayings.

    • Michele
      Author
      March 12, 2021 / 5:17 pm

      You bet! Keep laughing – we need all the tickles we can get! xox

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White Slipcovered Sofa
French Country Kubu Basket Set
Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
French Country Bed
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Round Farmhouse Table
French Country Settee
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Slipcoverd Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Silver Rectangle Accent Table
Black or Bronze Accent Table
30″ French Storage Basket
Chevron White Quilt Set
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile (My Backsplash)
French Wire Laundry Basket
White Ruffle Bedding
White Linen Club Chair
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Wide Pine Sideboard
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
French Country Wall Mirror
French Lidded Baskets
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
Distressed White Artichoke Lamp
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Rustic French Confit Pot
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Rustic End Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing