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.
Inspiring French Country interiors are most popular.
I’m Michele, a professional counselor, writer, and stylist. I’d love for you to:
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.
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.
Hello Lovely loves partnering with brands big and small to promote lovely home ideas, furniture, interior design inspiration, DIY, renovation, and more.
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.