My Home: Hello Lovely BASEMENT MAKEOVER (3)

bedroom #1 – it’s huge & that 9′ sideboard may have found a home   Have you come for your “lovely fix?” Uh oh…  …

My Home: Hello Lovely BASEMENT MAKEOVER (2)

Exciting news!!   We are 90% sure we’re going with white painted horizontal 8″ tongue and groove pine panels for our basement makeover.   Not…

Neutral Interior Design Inspiration {Sarah Richardson}

1. Color me neutral… s a r a h  r i c h a r d s o n always gets me right here *points to heart*…

My Art: Recent Work

  This panel lives in a modern farmhouse I would love to profile and share with you someday since it’s an architectural masterpiece! Morning! Busy…

My Home: Hello Lovely BASEMENT MAKEOVER (1)

  This is currently what one-half of our lower level looks like.   In a word: gnarly. Gnarly in a bad way, not bitchen like the…

Personal Reflections: Styling Amy Grant

  a m y   g r a n t and her songwriting left a significant mark on this blogger as a teen.   Remember her crossover…

My Home: Tropical Flowers

all photos mine   It’s Sarah’s garden party over at Modern Country Style!   Since we’re currently deep in Midwest snow on Planet Michele and all that’s…

Home Decor Inspiration: Decorating With Books

Karl Lagerfeld’s housekeeper recently had a psychotic break after swiffering these stacks. Okay, she didn’t. Oh, man I hope she didn’t. But I would. Karl! Shoes!…

My Home: My Swing

  swing + indoors = good good therapy (and only slightly less provocative than Pamela Lee’s trapeze.)   Funk-ified my office this winter with a $16…

Hotel Decor Inspiration: Waldorf Astoria Chicago

I’m about to get really obnoxious as I was s.t.o.k.e.d. to discover this place.   Parisian hotel lobby, perhaps?   ~designed by french-born architect Lucien LaGrange  …

Artist Inspiration Ever-chic Work of Malik

  It’s freezing cold outside The trees are bare. The sky is one great big grey cloud. Today we need a diversion.   Let’s enter a…

Personal Reflections: Universal Beauty

  Since I was very young I’ve been fascinated by the vastness of the cosmos and by teeny tiny worlds.   (above: alluvial fan) split end –…