Holland Park Apartment Rental: Design Details

Have you considered renting an apartment and living like a local on your next visit to London? It can truly add another layer of interest…

Resolutions, Rewards & Capacity for Change

Whether you set them each year or never bother, it seems impossible to not reflect a wee bit on new beginnings, change, and habits for…

All is Calm…All is Bright

Christmas Day is done, and it is now time for a nice lengthy exhale. I am the type who is easily overstimulated by color, big…

Christmas Wishes Just for You

I’m up late on Christmas Eve! I just finished doing a ton of dishes and sweeping up crumbs – I’m worn out yet full of…

Making Our Hearts a Bethlehem: Seeing Small

This morning on this second Sunday of Advent, my heart has turned to the meaningfulness of small, seemingly less significant movements of Divinity in daily…

10 Secrets from the Amara Interior Blog Awards

We interrupt your regularly scheduled holiday decor inspiration and serene house tours to bring you Secrets from the Amara Interior Blog Awards. In case you…

Making Our Hearts a Bethlehem: Thoughts on Waiting

All of our beautiful white snow was washed away rather violently by thunderstorms over the weekend. I was out shivering in the cold rain yesterday,…

The Color of Calm in a Small Serene Home

Lovely has a range of possibilities to say hello to indeed! Sometimes it’s a fantasy like French chateau inspiring us with antique limestone floors. Or a…

Holiday Decor: Green and White Plus Twinkly Lights

The children in our neighborhood are full of joy for their favorite day of all time has arrived just now: SNOW DAY. Yep. School was…

Christmas Past & BEST Christmas Cookies EVER!

You already know my holiday decor tends to be rather minimal so I’m sure you won’t be surprised to see these spare spaces from our…

Encouragement to Ease Holiday Overwhelm

Whether you feel uplifted and joyful during the holiday season or find your mood in the gutter (it’s not uncommon considering it can trigger loneliness, …

Sourdough Old Fashioned Bread Recipe: Hello Lovely

Tiaras are optional, kittycats. I’ll introduce you to my Sourdough Old Fashioned Bread Recipe and share sweet glimpses of a pre-Hello Lovely blog baking lesson…