Bake Someone Happy! {Pine Cones & Acorns}

Surely one of the loveliest souls in blogland is the gracious Elizabeth of Pinecones and Acorns, who is our guest today and has come with…

Peaceful Christmas Decorations & Gifts

It was nutty shopping for a few gifts in suburbia today. Oh my lord, crazy cold, and in a lapse of better judgment whilst starved,…

Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse 2017

If you saw my post about the 2016 Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse with those incredible zinc pots on the front porch, then you…

22 Best Gingerbread House Ideas & Inspiration: Christmas Crafts!

It’s Christmas time and not at all too early to make a fanciful and happy candy decorated gingerbread house to decorate your home or table…

It's time! Time to make a gingerbread house, armed with the best ideas, pictures of magical candy houses, and Christmas craft inspiration right here on Hello Lovely!

Best Christmas Decor Ideas: Atlanta Show House 2016

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles is one of my favorite shelter magazines, and each year they unveil an inspiring showhouse decorated for the holidays to raise…

How to Make Sugar Cookie Truffles!

As promised, I’m sharing my recipe for NO-BAKE SUGAR COOKIE TRUFFLES which I used along with berries to decorate the sides of my Flourless Chocolate…

Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas {Rough Luxe Lifestyle}

One of the sweeter blessings blogging brings is friendship with kindred spirits, and it has been my pleasure to connect with interior designer Cindy Hattersley,…

Holiday Fun: Best Funny Christmas Gifs & Wishes

Listen, I don’t know if this random assortment of Christmas gifs are the best or funniest gifs to you, but they tickled me enough to…

Fixer Upper {Winter 2016}

I am back with an update on our Chicagoland cottage makeover which is happily *this close* to being a wrap, though the last few projects…

{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…

Mom’s Swedish Accents {Holiday Decorating}

With all the posting about Scandinavian style holiday decorating, I keep mentioning I grew up in a home with all sorts of Swedish touches…so I…

DIY Wooly Pom Pom Christmas Wreaths

Creating woolen yarn pom poms for wreathsand other holiday embellishmentsis one of my favorite crafty projects. They are innocent, fluffy, retro…andreminiscent of my childhood in the…