{Chicken Recipe} Chicken Salad with Wild Rice & …

Recipe Chicken Salad with Wild Rice   Since we cannot have too many recipes for chicken, and this one reminds me of springtime, let’s kick…

Best and Easiest Ikea Hacks {Bemz}

  For me, the best and easiest Ikea hack comes from Bemz, an innovative company offering customized slipcovers for Ikea sofas, armchairs, chairs, and more.  …

Choosing Wood Doors for the Fixer Upper {…

  I posted about my affection for knotty alder the other day and our decision to upgrade doors here at the fixer upper to a rustic door style,…

{DIY} My Christmas Cookies & Fixer Upper Kitchen

My winning Christmas cookie  styled in Country Home magazine It’s time to bake the Christmas cookies,  and after sharing my parents’ Swedish home, I am now sharing the not-so-secret…

{DIY} My Wooly Pom Pom Christmas Wreaths

Creating woolen yarn pom poms for wreaths and other holiday embellishments is one of my favorite crafty projects. They are innocent, fluffy, retro…and reminiscent of…

Simple, Romantic and Thrifty Holiday Tablescape

Since we are back to renovating the fixer upper in full swing, it’s tricky finding time to consider details like holiday tablescapes for Thanksgiving and…

Choosing the Perfect Quartz Color for Countertops

How to choose the perfect color of quartz for kitchen countertops or bathroom countertops? Not always the easiest task. There are tons of choices. But I’m…

hello lovely fixer upper {Fall 2016}

Just when the dust seemed to be settling at the fixer upper, we decided to stir up more for a few projects in the homestretch……

{DIY} Best Creative Ikea Hacks

Ever surf the net for Ikea hacks? I do. And once I get started, it is all…   Ya know?   Even when I have…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {…

Lots of peeks today even though it’s not quite reveal time with shiny happy pictures of styled polished spaces; my best estimate now is Christmas, and I’ll…

My Home Renovation: Before the Fixer Upper

I have been organizing the studio here at the fixer upper, and it has been necessary to let go of more belongings which don’t fit…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {…

GOOD MORNING, GOOD PEOPLE, and welcome back to Hello Lovely’s fixer upper journey where we remain at work renovating a sweet beat up cottage which happened to…