Christmas Table Settings {Holiday Decor}

Hello Lovely Studio I know, I know, it’s October and good bloggers don’t bypass Thanksgiving and the Harvest-acular yadayada. But m’mind skips right to the…

Decor Inspiration: Peaceful Pink Bedroom {Sarah Richardson}

I love Sarah Richarson’s classic approach to decorating a girl’s room, and in this one she uses pink but not in an overly sweet or…

Around Chicago: David Bowie IS {Personal Reflections}

If you have the opportunity to visit Chicago before Jan. 4, consider checking out the DAVID BOWIE IS exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art.…

Artist Inspiration: Brennen Steines

model: Brennen Steines photography: Hedi Slimane He is the artist Brennen Steines. He is a Ford model right up the road from where I live. He…

{Personal Reflections & My Home} sacred in the everyday

I hope you’re not too tired of images around my house. I’m actually very tired, but it’s a good tired. Autumn triggers ‘nesty-ness’ for me…

My Home: a White Guest Room

One thing we have lots of around here is bedrooms. Since our college kids carved out boudoir spaces in the lower level, their old rooms…

Travel: Four Seasons Scottsdale

We sneaked in a rendezvous at the glorious Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North the other day and enjoyed a lovely poolside lunch (w/cool refreshing…

Garden Inspiration: Anderson Gardens

It’s so fun when I run into someone exclaiming OMG, I LOVVVVVE YOUR BLOG! I can’t believe how the blog has grown thanks to YOU.…

My Home: Around the House in July

Not much has changed since last I welcomed you but come on in, and let’s dish about house and life schtuff. * * * Everybody…

Decor Finds: Nellie’s Barn Sale

One of the most charming aspects of living where I do in the Midwest is the summer fleamarketing! Nellie’s Barn Sale is an annual must-attend…

Decor Finds: Milieu Magazine {summer 2014}

M I L I E U magazine’s summer issue is out,and if you have peeked inside I don’t need totell you IT’S EVERYTHING. Editor Pam…

My Home: My Tranquil Kitchen {Summer 2014}

Our kitchen is way too boring for most folks but it functions really really well. Aesthetically, it could use some major zhushing. I have yet…