Arizona Fixer Upper – Where It Began

Almost a year ago, we bought this sweet little Mediterranean style cottage in Arizona to make over into a relaxing getaway, and today I want to…

Paris & Stockholm Prints {Lovely Finds 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 direction…

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…

Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {Master Bedroom Reveal}

It feels so good to share a fixer upper update with you since they have been few and far between lately…that’ll happen when you are racing…

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 gloomy January 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…

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…

{Decor Inspiration} Knotty and Nice Alder Wood

Beautiful alder cabinets and trim I have been sharing peeks at our fixer upper progress on Instagram (@HelloLovelyStudio), so you may already know the door…

{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…

Simple, Romantic and Thrifty Holiday Tablescape

Since we are back to renovating the fixer upperin full swing, it’s tricky finding time to considerdetails like holiday tablescapes for Thanksgivingand Christmas. Affiliate links…