{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…

{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…

6 Tips for an Enchanting Holiday

What a treat to share holiday tips and magic from my friend Tina of The Enchanted Home, a beautiful blog and shop where classic, traditional,…

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…

Holiday Inspiration {Recipe for a Midcentury Christmas}

 Creative genius Melissa James loves mid-century modern style and decked her halls with wows and folly for a  party for family (that’s us!) the other…

Holiday Inspiration {a wintry pub party}

Every year, we join close friends in their charming European style home decked out for the holidays for their annual W I N T R…

Home Tour: Sophisticated Holiday Home {Pam Pierce}

Interior designer and editor of Milieu, Pam Pierce has a lovely holiday decor sensibility that moves me. The emphasis? Natural, rustic with modern, and neutrals.…

Holiday Decor: My Passion for Pom Poms

Obsessed with tufted wool pom pom holiday wreaths since spying an Anthropologie one a few seasons back, I was determined to create my own this…

Christmas Table Settings {Holiday Decor}

Hello Lovely Studio I know, I know, it’s October and good bloggers don’t bypass Thanksgiving and the Harvest-acular yadayada. But m’mind skips right to the…

Holiday Decor Inspiration: Unique Advent Calendars

Haven’t created one before, but I plan to make my own advent calendar this week. Did you grow up with one? via Just look at…

DIY: My Winning Cookie Recipe!

It’s time! And this one’s our favorite. Baking these buttercream iced butter cookies is a holiday tradition with my kids, dating back more than 20 years. My recipe even…