Shop My Favorites

White Slipcovered Sofa
White Slipcovered Sofa
French Basket
French Basket
Courtney Lamp Base
Courtney Lamp Base
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
French Country Bed
French Country Bed
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Round Farmhouse Table
Round Farmhouse Table
Rustic Reclaimed Elm Cabinet
Rustic Reclaimed Elm Cabinet
French Chaise
French Chaise
French Farmhouse Dining Table
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Milagro Heart
Teak Farmhouse Stool
Teak Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Edgecombe End Table
Hand Carved 4 Door Sideboard
Hand Carved 4 Door Sideboard
Black Metal Accent Table
Black Metal Accent Table
Galvanized Console Table
Galvanized Console Table
Gabriel Chevron Quilt Set
Gabriel Chevron Quilt Set
Metal Martini Table
Metal Martini Table
Handmade Reclaimed Wood Cabinet
Handmade Reclaimed Wood Cabinet
French Wire Laundry Basket
French Wire Laundry Basket
White Ruffle Bedding
White Ruffle Bedding
Gustavian Tub Chair
Gustavian Tub Chair
Handmade Sunburst Mirror
Handmade Sunburst Mirror
Chateau Linen Back Arm Chair
Chateau Linen Back Arm Chair
Linen Napkin Set
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp
French Country Lamp
Venetian Mirror
Venetian Mirror
French Lidded Baskets
French Lidded Baskets
French Panel Mirror
French Panel Mirror
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
Antique Chinese Weathered Bench
Antique Chinese Weathered Bench
Helmsley Bronze Door Hardware
Helmsley Bronze Door Hardware
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Rococo Floor Lamp
Rococo Floor Lamp
Gertrude Wood Bench
Gertrude Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Colleen Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
Colleen Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
White Ruffle Quilt Set
White Ruffle Quilt Set
Avignon Coat Rack With Hooks
Avignon Coat Rack With Hooks
San Jose Handleset for Front Door
San Jose Handleset for Front Door
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Adele Dining Chair
Adele Dining Chair
Campaign Style End Table
Campaign Style End Table
Louis Upholstered Bench
Louis Upholstered Bench
Oak Laminate Flooring
Oak Laminate Flooring
Knotty Alder Interior Door
Knotty Alder Interior Door
Alabaster 30″ Lamp
Alabaster 30″ Lamp
Louis Ghost Chair
Louis Ghost Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
Sweater Weave Basket
French Wood Chandelier
French Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Linen Dining Chair
French Linen Dining Chair
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
PARIS Framed Print
PARIS Framed Print
Cross Back Dining Chair
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Country Candle Holder
Tulip Style Modern Round Dining Table
Tulip Style Modern Round Dining Table
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Holborn Lantern Pendant
Holborn Lantern Pendant
Faux Bois Candleholders
Faux Bois Candleholders
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Bridge Kitchen Faucet (Stainless)
Bridge Kitchen Faucet (Stainless)
Jute Area Rug
Jute Area Rug
Reclaimed Wood 3 Leg Stool
Reclaimed Wood 3 Leg Stool
Belgian Linen Sofa
Belgian Linen Sofa
Venetian Etched Mirror (24″ x 36″)
Venetian Etched Mirror (24″ x 36″)
White Ruffle Bedding
White Ruffle Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
French Market Basket
Polished Carrara Subway Tile
Polished Carrara Subway Tile
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Magnus Table Lamp
Magnus Table Lamp
Belgian Style Lamp
Belgian Style Lamp
Modern Farmhouse Lamp
Modern Farmhouse Lamp
White Slipcovered Sofa
White Slipcovered Sofa
Round Woven Placemat Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Antiqued Sunburst Mirror
Antiqued Sunburst Mirror
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
Boheme Madera Bench
Boheme Madera Bench
Round Marble Side Table
Round Marble Side Table
Linen Slipcover Dining Chair
Linen Slipcover Dining Chair
Wicker Patio Chair
Wicker Patio Chair
Teak Farmhouse Stool
Teak Farmhouse Stool

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…

I Won an Ikea Contest!

Ikea recently crowned me one of their winners in the TOGETHER WE EAT contest where I submitted my story and recipe for Swedish Pancakes. To get…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 4}

Have you seen me? Yep, that was me in week 4, staggering down the cereal aisle with deep purple undereye circles, roots overdue for their touch-up,…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 2}

Oh guys. Guys. I’m moody and tired. Send beer. All that manic energy from week one? Gone, baby, gone. So it was a major blessing…

Decor Inspiration: Vintage Doors

My husband and I went shopping yesterdayin search of inspiration for decoratingour next home, and one of our favoritevendors has completely changed its waresfrom European…

Books: Threadbare Lovely {Mister Finch}

Textile artist Mr. Finch loves sewing and stories. Rescuing scraps of thread, fabric, curtains,paper and beads, Finch stitches and pullsto bring to life a world…

Artist Inspiration: Brennen Steines

model: Brennen Steines photography: Hedi Slimane He is the artist Brennen Steines. He is a Ford model right up the road from where I live. He…

Farmhouse Style & Vintage Finds: Nellie’s Barn Sale

One of the most charming aspects of living where I doin the Midwest is the summer fleamarketing! Nellie’s Barn Saleis an annual must-attend for mein…

Frank Lloyd Wright & Midcentury Design: The Laurent House

It has been many months since I last blogged aboutFrank Lloyd Wright’s “little gem” right here in myneighborhood of Rockford: THE LAURENT HOUSE. The Laurent…

My Home March 2014: Lovely Finds, and French Home

A little more lovely to share from around the house today. Someone asked about the fuzzy jacket I wore in my videothe other day…it’s called…

Artist Inspiration: Johnny Abegg

Time to get our beach on even ifsome of us are thigh high in snow. Photographer Johnny Abeggshot this gorgeous boho mermaidfor Spell & The…