Before & After: Hello Lovely’s Home Renovation

This is part two of my before and after renovation story with photos illustrating our whole house DIY renovation. Part one is RIGHT HERE. Before…

Before & After: Our European Country Style Fixer Upper

It has been five years since we bought our Northern Illinois fixer upper after downsizing from twice the square footage and land. The years have…

Parisian Café Chairs in Black: Chic Outdoor Refresh

You already know I am mostly a queen of restraint when it comes to decor, indoors or out. But look at nature! Thank goodness she…

French Inspired Courtyard, Bistro Dining Sets & Garden Finds

French Inspired Courtyard, Inexpensive Bistro Dining Sets & Garden Finds revisits where I was last summer. It will hopefully provide outdoor resource help as we…

How to Choose the Right White Quartz for Kitchen Countertops

When last I wrote about my journey to find the best white quartz for our kitchen countertops, I never anticipated how much interest there is…

Fireclay Farm Sinks: Is it Smart to Invest in One?

In this new dawn of constant hand washing, I am more grateful than ever for the beautiful kitchen sink I chose for our fixer upper’s…

Grisaille PHOTOWALL Wallpaper Mural Accent Wall

When Swedish wall-art company Photowall asked me to take a peek at their highly customizable wallcoverings, the timing was truly divine. Today’s Grisaille PHOTOWALL Wallpaper…

Yep, I’m a Real Life Renovator For Realz!

If you are newer to this blog, you may not know that in 2015 we sold our perfectly finished French inspired home and bought a…

Apron Front Farm Sinks: Why I Chose One for Our …

When we bought our Chicagoland fixer upper in 2015, there were two elements I knew the kitchen design would incorporate: a crisp white palette and…

14 Easy Healthy Food Swaps to Make in 2020

14 Easy Healthy Food Swaps to Make in 2020 is not about guilt or deprivation. Rather, let’s be creative with gentle loving ideas to be…

Hello Lovely Thanksgiving 2019

My favorite part about this Thanksgiving was feeling relaxed, being unplugged, dining near the fire as the sun set, and laughing through stories as we…

Snowy White Serene Fall Decor Around the House

The calendar says it is fall, but it is is winter-like in my neck of the woods with a blanket of white covering fallen leaves…

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White Slipcovered Sofa
French Country Kubu Basket Set
Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
French Country Bed
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Round Farmhouse Table
French Country Settee
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Upholstered Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Silver Rectangle Accent Table
Black or Bronze Accent Table
30″ French Storage Basket
Chevron White Quilt Set
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile (My Backsplash)
French Wire Laundry Basket
White Ruffle Bedding
White Linen Club Chair
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Wide Pine Sideboard
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp
French Country Wall Mirror
French Lidded Baskets
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
Distressed White Artichoke Lamp
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Colleen Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Rustic French Confit Pot
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Rustic End Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing