Paris & Stockholm Prints {Wall Decor Inspiration from Minted}

  As you know, we are: just about done with the Chicagoland fixer upper and in the process of making over an Arizona getaway. Our design…

My Ektorp Sofas Get a Luxurious Ikea Hack from BEMZ

BEMZ Belgian Linen Slipcover on Ikea Ektorp Sofa If you caught my post on Valentine’s Day, then you know I just returned from Arizona, where…

Choosing Cabinet Hardware & A Fixer Upper Update!

  Soooo happy to be in the sunny desert loveliness of Arizona at the fixer upper once again since a gloomyJanuary in Chicagoland can be…

DIY: StikWood Wood Plank Statement Wall in Our Bedroom

DIY: StikWood Wood Plank Statement Wall in Our Bedroom is all about our master bedrooms’ DIY statement wall project in our fixer upper! This post…

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. Bemz has…

Choosing Wood Doors for the Fixer Upper {DIY}

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, and…

Visit This! Musée Carnavalet Paris

Musee Carnavalet – Paris Musee Carnavalet in Paris was one of my favorite placesto visit, and we were very lucky to basicallyhave the whole place to…

{Artist Inspiration} Francine Turk

Familiar with the brilliant work of Chicago fine artist Francine Turk? Most of the pieces here are from Next Level BadAss, created as a tribute to…

George Marks {Artist & Social Sculptor}

George Marks is a fine artist, social sculptor, designer, and crowd favorite on Hello Lovely. Marks calls Southern Louisiana home, and his work is represented by Ann…

Artist Inspiration: George Marks {Dance of Birds}

La Danse des Oiseaux (Dance of Birds)is a breathtaking collaboration with workfrom George Marks and Lisa di Stefanoat the Claire Elizabeth Gallery in New Orleans.…

Lovely Finds: Piet Boon {The Jane}

In another life, high-end contemporary restaurantTHE JANE, designed by P i e t  B o o n,was a chapel in a military hospital. Can you imagine…

{Garden Inspiration} Vanderbilt Mansion & Garden

When I was in Hyde Park with a writer’s group in late May, my beloved tagged along and we happily toured some local treasures including…