Farmhouse Kitchen with Rustic Decor & Sputnik Chandelier {…

Photos of this particular rustic country kitchen by Leanne Ford for the Frerotte family are BLOWING UP on PINTEREST so if you are hoping to attract…

Design in the Movies {Do You Watch …

It’s awards season, and though I honestly do not see many films, images from beautiful ones I have enjoyed are here… let’s feast! Marie Antoinette Grand…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {…

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 {…

Tons of progress made this week! T H E  B O Z E M A N  C R E W (aka Gramma and Grampa from…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {…

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…

Books: Interior Emotions {Creative Lovely Blooms}

By now you must have surmised I have no eye or talent for gardening, floral arranging, or keeping vegetation alive. I have three plants hanging…

Guest Post at Around the Table

Humbled to be a guest Pretty Petals at my friend Leslie’s beautiful site today. Nutritionist, medical aesthetician, and chic lifestyle expert, Leslie exudes youthful energy…

Around Chicago: Bradley Hughes

Just in case you are new around here… I am not a professional interior designer. I decorate and soak up inspiration from pros. I cannot…

Random inspiration: swedish and suede-ish

You: What’s with the Swedish vibe on Hello Lovely? You swedish? Me: My heritage remains a mystery. But quite frankly, I feel Swedish in my bones,…

Guest Posting at The Enchanted Home

Tina of The Enchanted Home is truly a most beloved blogger in the galaxy (including planet Michele), and if you have not read of her chronicles…

{Around Chicago} Waldorf Astoria Chicago in August

It’s becoming a lovelyjubbly tradition. This is the second year we chose to celebrate our anniversary at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago (formerly the Elysian Hotel).…

25 years

In 1987, while still in college we married at a place called Nazareth Hall. I wrote a special song a friend performed, and our parents…