Before the Fixer Upper: Our Prior French Country Home

I have been organizing the studiohere at the fixer upper, and it has beennecessary to let go of more belongingswhich don’t fit in this smaller home.…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 48}

GOOD MORNING, GOOD PEOPLE,and welcome back to Hello Lovely’sfixer upper journeywhere we remain at workrenovating a sweet beat up cottagewhich happened to be situated inan ideal neighborhood and…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 42}

You guys! It’s time for more ugly pics of the fixer upper! Showing you the unlovely is not my fav yet what I promised I’d…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 40}

40 weeks ago, we began dismantling a sad fixer upper. 40,000 DIY projects later, we have learnedmore than we ever cared to know. It is…

Personal Reflections, DIY Limoncello and Random

Wake up and smell the Swedish vodka! It’s Monday, and I love ’em. Spring has been crazybusy as you will see in forthcoming posts…and first,…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 36}

It continues…this cottage makeover adventure hasreached the 9 month mark, and, yes, contractions arefeeling more painful…what exactly is being born? Affiliate links follow and won’t…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 32}

Lots of boudoir bath progress made since last we dished about the lovely fixer upper here. The master bath is nearly done, and you can see…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 28}

Nothing exciting to reveal in this update…in fact, since most of these shots are forlornand do not in the slightest reflect thejoy I feel about…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 24}

Can you believe it has been 6 months since we bought this crazy quirky cottage to reno? We have made progress on the main floor,…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 16}

Hello again, friends. I am back with an update on our cottage reno, and though I don’t have any particularly pretty pictures to share of…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 12}

I’m back with an update, and our biggest newsright now is we will be moving all of our stuffinto the cottage in two days! I…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 8}

2 months into the cottage makeover— can you believe it??? Hard to imagine there remains any appetite whatsoever out there for more pics of messes…