4 DIY Renovator Secrets: What’s in My Toolbox?

“I ADORE THAT DECOR BLOG Hello Lovely WITH ALL THOSE FABULOUS IDEAS FOR POWER TOOLS AND GORGEOUS DUST BUSTERS TO PIN!!” exclaimed no blog reader ever…Yeah,…

Teaming up with Wayfair to show you what's in my toolbox and the renovation essentials we rely upon to tackle projects here at the fixer upper...see the before and after!

My House: Early Fall 2017

It is 90-something degrees, yet summer is collapsing into fall* as the ground becomes decorated with fallen leaves. The transformed leaves now provide a different…

{Before and After} DIY Living Room and Dining Room Decor …

Just a few more projects in the living and dining rooms, and the decor will be done on the makeover at our second home in…

{Before and After} DIY Guest Bedroom Decor Makeover Progress

Our second home in Arizona has been a kind of lab for me this summer…not so much in terms of decorating, but for broader creative…

{Before and After} DIY Master Bedroom Decor Makeover Progress

While our DIY fixer upper in Chicagoland definitely feels like home now and reflects our personal style, our DIY fixer in Arizona (a second home…

{Before and After} DIY Kitchen Remodel on a Budget: Arizona …

Two DIY remodel projects at the same time? Were we out of our minds? I continue to ask myself that, and I have said it…

A Favorite Decor Piece in My Home

Ya know that saying “if you want something done, ask a busy person?”Pretty much how this timecrunched blogger rolls nowadays. (In the past, my perfectionist…

Cupcakes & Cocktails in the Courtyard {Simple Summer Entertaining}

Come enjoy cupcakes and cocktails in my courtyard! This post contains affiliate links which I hope you will use since they won’t cost you a…

Hello Lovely Fixer Upper: Shop My Home!

Hope you find these shopping resources helpful for items found in our house! Affiliate links follow and when used for purchases may earn me a…

Spring Decor Refresh: Inspiring Blue

  Spring Décor Refresh: Inspiring Blue Spring décor refresh might ring a bit cliché in blogland, but for me, it is quite the opposite… SPRING symbolizes RENEWAL…

{Modern Farmhouse Style} 3 Simple Kitchen Decor Upgrades

Hello Lovely Studio The “before” kitchen in our Arizona vacation house needed a renovation. It felt dated, had no clear identity, and although functional, lacked quality…so…

5 DIY Tips for Your Kitchen + A Marble Accent Wall

DIY Kitchen Tips: Calacatta Marble Accent Wall So excited to share tips and progress on the DIY Arizona kitchen project where we recently tiled an ugly…