|Michele Ranard, M.Ed., counselor, writer and artist.|
Hello Lovely Studio is the original HELLO LOVELY,
a home decor blog with interior design inspiration,
decorating ideas, renovation stories, DIY and lifestyle.
Authored by professional counselor, writer,
and artist, Michele Ranard.
6.5 million views/145,000 monthly views/6.4 million monthly Pinterest views.
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Audience: 94% are design-savvy women in the USA
seeking inspiration for home decor, interiors,
renovation and lifestyle. Most are aged 45-65.
Readers are Pinterest-happy interior design fans,
with passion for home, French Country decor,
farmhouse style, and timeless and tranquil decorating.
current reno in progress: a neglected cottage
Hello Lovely happily partners with brands to tell stories about lovely finds for a peaceful home.
I’m Michele, creator of Hello Lovely.
I live with my husband in a Chicagoland fixer
upper we are renovating ourselves.
It is dusty here.
Our sons (one in college, one in law school) recently
returned to the formerly empty nest…wait, what? Oui.
It is never dull here.
I write professionally for magazines (hundreds of pieces
published in print), and creativity is my jam
whether it’s a painting, an essay, or a new recipe.
I’m also a songwriter. True!
Hello Lovely is an ongoing love letter
to my readership who, like me,
long to make more peace with their homes.
|I made these.|
My voice is distinctive, engaging, and conversational.
I love lighthearted banter and lyrical
commentary and never take myself overly seriously
(that’s half the battle right there).
I have always been good.
I’m not techie,
though I know how to edit.
As an artist, I work with natural light and
capture an elusive, warm ethereal mood.
It’s fun and best when it appears
and a bit imperfect.
My style is a mix of
a fair measure of
My writing and work at has been featured in
Country Home magazine
Miss Mustard Seed
Desire to Inspire
Cabbages and Roses
Royal Design Studio
The Enchanted Home
Tone on Tone
Classic Casual Home
Rough Luxe Lifestyle
Pretty Pink Tulips
Decor de Provence
Modern Country Style
Chic Mom Magazine
Good Life of Design
Pinecones & Acorns
…and 100+ parenting magazines across North America.
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