Shop My Home: European Inspired, White French Country Decorating Resources

Five years ago, we traded our great big French country home for a Chicagoland fixer upper (half the square footage and property) to renovate ourselves.…

Get the Look: Scrivano FIXER UPPER Cottage Decor

Get the Look: Scrivano FIXER UPPER Cottage Decor is for HGTV Fixer Upper show fans of the beautiful renovation work and interior design of Chip…

Stikwood Bedroom Wall DIY: Super Easy & Fast!

There are before and after decor projects that deliver BIG dramatic “afters,” and then others which bring room-changing, mood-changing more subtle results. This DIY project…

Charming Porch Inspiration & Decor Ideas

I am itching to refresh our little front porch. Since it doesn’t have much going for it and is not likely to ever be magazine-worthy…

Summery Timeless Classic Interior Design Inspiration

Today’s Summery Timeless Classic Interior Design Inspiration will inspire and celebrate what is possible when dreams for beautiful shelter and retreat are thoughtfully and poetically…

Hello Lovely Master Bedroom Renovation

Although I shared this fixer upper makeover with you three years ago, I have just updated the links and photos in hopes it will help! Hello…

Hello Lovely Bathroom Renovation: Before & After

Our DIY master bath renovation in this Chicagoland fixer upper required a good chunk of time since, like the rest of this place, everything had to…

Personal Growth Quotes for Encouragement & Deepening

I’m a collector of quotes that move me in the books I read on my journey as well as poetry upon which I stumble. There…

California Modern Farmhouse Interior Design Inspiration

Are you enjoying the summery sunshine as I am? It just feels like good medicine, and I am making time to do nothing each day…

20 Beautiful White Sofas for Living Room Inspiration

Whether you favor a laid back beachy look with a white cotton slipcover or a more elegant Belgian linen, a comfy lovely white sofa can…

Seaside Summer Home Design Inspiration Inside a Lovely New Book

If the idea of peeking into the windows of unique and charmingly designed seaside summer home interiors appeals…buckle up for the joy ride! Because if…

Self-Care Over 50: Daily Practices and Mindful Indulgences

Every now and then, it just feels like we need a palate cleanser. Some sorbet. A break from discussions about undertones in white paint or…