Personal Reflections {In Hawaii & My Birthday}

This was the first shot I snapped on the North Shore where I am still living happily as a beach bum in Hawaii (ooooh I…

Holiday Inspiration {Recipe for a Midcentury Christmas}

Creative genius Melissa James loves mid-century modern style and decked her halls with wows and folly for a party for family (that’s us!) the other…

Books: Threadbare Lovely {Mister Finch}

Textile artist Mr. Finch loves sewing and stories. Rescuing scraps of thread, fabric, curtains, paper and beads, Finch stitches and pulls to bring to life…

Holiday Inspiration {a wintry pub party}

Every year, we join close friends in their charming European style home decked out for the holidays for their annual W I N T R…

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.…

Personal Reflections {happy thanksgiving, friends}

I have been toiling, but it’s time for a long exhale to prepare my heart for Thanksgiving tomorrow. photography: Elizabeth Messina of Kiss the Groom I…

Home Tour: Sophisticated Holiday Home {Pam Pierce}

Interior designer and editor of Milieu, Pam Pierce has a lovely holiday decor sensibility that moves me. The emphasis? Natural, rustic with modern, and neutrals.…

Holiday Decor: My Passion for Pom Poms

Obsessed with tufted wool pom pom holiday wreaths since spying an Anthropologie one a few seasons back, I was determined to create my own this…

Decor Inspiration: 10 shots of Mountain Lovely {Jackson Hole, Wyoming}

I love this place. It has the white, the natural stone and wood, and the spare vibe that feels like home to me. Tell me…

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.…