The Laurent House {Lovely Finds}

It has been many months since I last blogged about Frank Lloyd Wright’s “little gem” right here in my neighborhood of Rockford: THE LAURENT HOUSE.…

Main Street Market {Decor Finds}

It has been a very long time since I have been this excited about a beautifully executed event in my town of Rockford, Illinois, and…

My Home: My Simple White Studio {Summer 2014}

Welcome to my simple white studio which contains the family piano I have played all my life, a swing, and space where I paint. The…

My Home: My Serene Dining Room {May 2014}

Even though little has changed since I shared our dining room years ago on Hello Lovely, I snapped these when the natural light was dappl-y…

Design Books: Atlanta Bartlett {Easy Elegance}

Easy elegance. Jeepers, i like the sound of that whether we’re talkin demeanor, wardrobe, automobiles, or living rooms. To love it is to to be…

My Home: Let’s Chat in the Kitchen {April 2014}

Care for a wee square of gooey butter cake? Croissant? Homemade amaretto and sparkling wine? There is still no stopping me from baking even though…

My Home: Around the House {March 2014}

It has been a long while since I took photos at home. Too many doctor appointments and dreary days sitting at the computer…but today I…

My Home, Lovely Finds, and French Home

A little more lovely to share from around the house today. Someone asked about the fuzzy jacket I wore in my video the other day…it’s…

A HAPPY video…HELLO LOVELY is 4 {Personal Reflections}

Hello Lovely is 4! Feels like yesterday when I was blog-less and obsessed with macarons, cupcake and fashion blogs. I never imagined a vast bloguniverse of…

My Home: In Winter {2014}

Behold, Bella in her hoarfrosty glory! *hoarfrost…ice crystals forming on vegetation or any object chilled below freezing point by radiation cooling. This deposit of ice…

Artist Inspiration: Johnny Abegg

Time to get our beach on even if some of us are thigh high in snow.   Photographer Johnny Abegg shot this gorgeous boho mermaid…

Personal Reflections & Farmhouse Style

I don’t know why I have been daydreaming about kitchen design (and Sarah Richardson’s aesthetic) so much lately…we creatives often feel the itch to change…