Personal Reflections & Cosmology

Personal Reflections & Cosmology I am about to like totally blow yer mind. First, there is no interior design in today’s lineup. WHAT? I know! I…

European Inspired Interior Design Inspiration: Pamela Pierce Designs

This is a Pamela Pierce Designsinspiration LOVEfest on Hello Lovely,with sophisticatedfeminine French inspired interiorsfrom the founding editor ofMilieu magazine. Decor Inspiration: Pamela Pierce Designs Pam shared her favorite…

Fixer Upper {Winter 2016}

I am back with an update on our Chicagoland cottage makeover which is happily *this close* to being a wrap, though the last few projects…

Knotty and Nice Alder Wood

Beautiful alder cabinets and trim I have been sharing peeks at our fixer upper progress on Instagram (@HelloLovelyStudio), so you may already know the door…

Mom’s Swedish Accents {Holiday Decorating}

With all the posting about Scandinavian style holiday decorating, I keep mentioning I grew up in a home with all sorts of Swedish touches…so I…

6 Tips for an Enchanting Holiday

What a treat to share holiday tipsand magic from my friend Tina ofThe Enchanted Home,a beautiful blog and shop whereclassic, traditional, and timeless designreign supremely…

Simple, Romantic and Thrifty Holiday Tablescape

Since we are back to renovating the fixer upperin full swing, it’s tricky finding time to considerdetails like holiday tablescapes for Thanksgivingand Christmas. Affiliate links…

Choosing the Perfect Quartz Color for Countertops

How to choose the perfect color of quartz for kitchen countertops or bathroom countertops? Not always the easiest task. There are tons of choices. But…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 52}

Lots of peeks today even though it’s not quitereveal time with shiny happy picturesof styled polished spaces;my best estimate now is Christmas, andI’ll be so relieved to…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 24}

Can you believe it has been 6 months since we bought this crazy quirky cottage to reno? We have made progress on the main floor,…

Holiday Inspiration {a wintry pub party}

Every year, we join close friends in their charmingEuropean style home decked out for the holidaysfor their annual W I N T R Y  P…

My Home: Thanksgiving {2014}

This year for the Thanksgiving tablescape I departed from a typical romantic/feminine decor style and opted for a youthful and simple black and white scheme.…