I’m so glad you’re here! My blog Hello Lovely is an interior design sanctuary with decorating inspiration, interior design projects, and ideas to help you make more peace with your home.

As an admirer of timeless and tranquil design and a fan of all things related to home, I’m passionate about making it lovely! Stories with beautiful HOME DECOR, INTERIOR DESIGN inspiration, DECORATING ideas, RENOVATION stories, and DIY design aim to help you see the possibilities for a lovely home.

Living room decor with white oak flooring, white decor, Belgian style, and Belgian linen furniture in rustic elegant cottage with open floor plan. Design: Hello Lovely Studio. #belgianlinen #livingroomdecor #whiteoak #whitedecor #modernfarmhouse #minimal #hellolovelystudio

Welcome to my home!

Inspiring French Country interiors are most popular.

Michele of Hello Lovely Studio.


I’m Michele, a professional counselor, writer, and stylist. I’d love for you to:

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My handy husband and I live in a fixer upper with European Country interiors we’re slowly but surely renovating and transforming entirely ourselves DIY style with a sense of humor firmly in place! Our sons are all grown up and still my world.

White kitchen with Shaker cabinetry, polished marble subway tile, farm sink, and quartz counters. Design: Hello Lovely Studio. #whitekitchen #kitchendecor #modernfarmhouse #farmsink

Our white, serene, minimal kitchen…see it here.

My happy place? Faith and family.

When not pondering beautiful home decor and interiors (my fondness for European-inspired white interiors, timeless and tranquil beautiful home decor, and magazines is hard to miss!), you’ll find me creating: a painting, an essay, homemade cinnamon bread, or new music at the piano.

White kitchen with serene, timeless, European inspired decor by Hello Lovely Studio.

My kitchen’s current look…it evolves!

Hello Lovely  loves partnering with brands big and small to promote lovely home ideas, furniture, interior design inspiration, DIY, renovation, and more.

Some favorites!

Milieu French Sofa
French 3-Light Sconce
Pamela Arm Chair
Weathered Arm Chair
Linen Footstool
Rustic Wood Candleholders
Aged Terracotta Pots
Laluz French Country Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair Set of 2
Galvanized Console Table
French Farmhouse Dining Table
30″ Bar Stool
Rattan Side Table
Beachy White Felicity Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Aidan Gray Collier Lamp
Light Grey Rattan Chair
French Country Altar Candlestick
French Tolix Style Metal Side Chair (Set of 2)
Modern Farmhouse Wall Mirror
Linen Curved Loveseat
White Farmhouse Lantern Pendant Light
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
French Country Loveseat
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Oak Accent Stool
Rustic Ring 12-Light Chandelier
French Upholstered Gray Bench
Jute ARea Rug
Old World 2-Light Sconce Pair
French Candle Style Chandelier
Swedish Writing Desk
French Linen Sofa
Rustic Wood Accent Stool
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Linen Slope Arm Dining Chairs
Parisian Glass Bottle Vase
Magnus Table Lamp
Spindle Leg Upholstered Bench
Modern Farmhouse Lamp
Tufted Headboard
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
White Writing Desk
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Grey Accent Chest
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant
White Vase Set
Apothecary Chest
Grainsack Stripe Armchair
Fireclay Farm Sink
Striped Dress Form
Elm rustic stool
Matelasse Coverlet
Quilted Coverlet
Grey Bistro Set
60″ Round Pedestal Dining Table
Scrubbed Look Wood Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
French Country Chandelier
Teak Farmhouse Stool

While you are likely to discover home decor inspiration and decorating tips here, my ultimate hope is you will feel supported and encouraged to create more peace at home.

Education: B.A. in psychology (Northwestern University), M.Ed. in Counseling (University of Missouri-Columbia).

Writing Experience: Hundreds of my articles have been published in print in more than 100 women’s, parenting, and home magazines across North America on the topics of parenting, humor, education, creativity, and housekeeping. My writing style is conversational, light-hearted, lyrical, and often stream-of-consciousness.

Here’s a silly interview I did as an excuse to show off some of our renovations…


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Significance of the ballerina slippers you’ll often glimpse on Hello Lovely? This photo is one of my favorites I snapped of a ballerina I styled. I collect dead pointe shoes and danced as a sugar plum fairy in 6th grade…ballet was NEVER my strong point (I have hips and am not flexible!). Yet for me, pointe shoes represent feminine strength and a fierce work ethic–qualities I admire.