My Art: Where My Art Lives {a Beach House}

It has been a few weeks since I picked up a paintbrush so I felt all fancy to see images of a pair of abstract panels created for…

Home Decor Inspiration: Pine Cone Hill

Here on planet hello lovely, we are crazy for designer Annie Selke’s casually playful style and how her store Pine Cone Hill makes the task…

Holidays: Our Christmas Card 2011

What a prize, winning custom holiday cards from Minted! And what a treasure every family photo is for this blogger since there are always so few! back of…

Holiday Inspiration: A Friend’s French Country House Decorated for …

As promised, a few glimpses of my friend’s merrily decorated home where we enjoyed a festive juletide evening. Check out the authentic vintage baby santa suit……

My House 2011: Minimal Holiday Decor

hi. i’m having kind of a quiet day today. i’m a little weepy… but not sad. i feel a little vulnerable like this little light…

My Art: Where My Art Lives {French Country Home}

Today I’m sharing a peek of a close friend’s house, and (big surprise) I forgot to photograph the collage I created for her when these photos…

My Holiday Home 2011: Minimal Holiday Decor

December means remembering that little details, that the small things, aren’t so small afterall. Bringing just a bit of earthiness in the form of twigs and branches…

Decor Finds: Vintage and French Grainsacks

Revisiting vintage linen-hemp grain sacks from France today for their beauty and also to offer a few from the 1930s up for sale. Dated, faded,…

Christmas 2011: Simple Minimal Holiday Decor

Join me for a peek around the house, won’t you? TRUTH: These are peeks of decor last year (2011). I have rarely planned or thought out a holiday…

My Home Renovation 2011: Hello Lovely Basement Makeover {reveal}

It took much longer than expected, but except for some closet organizers in the larger bedroom, the basement makeover project is complete! You can read…

DIY: Hello Lovely 2011 HOLIDAY COOKIES {my not so secret recipe}

It just isn’t possible for this sweet tooth blogger to wait until December to get stoked about holiday baking. And I don’t keep any of…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Basement Makeover (7)

It doesn’t look like it, but we’re actually down the home stretch as far as this project is concerned! The flooring is almost complete. And…