{My Home Renovation} i feel bad about my doors

I should definitely not be blogging right now.I am sick with the flu, just chugged Nyquil,and feel PMS rage; biologically implausiblethough the case may be. Worst…

Art Tour of My Collages {My Art}

When I shared the tour of my abstract paintingsthe other day, I mentioned  my collage tour wouldfollow. vintage book pages, vintage catalogs, acrylics, and latex on…

12 Reasons to See Dream Home Chicago {Home Decor Inspiration}

What an honor to be invited as press toDesign Chicago 2016 and DreamHome,where the air at the Mart was positively chargedwith creativity, excitement, and the laughter…

Design Chicago 2016 {Around Chicago}

Did you see my post featuring Michael Del Piero’slovely work in Milieu and elsewhere? Michael Del Piero Well, today promises to be extra special since…

Artist Inspiration: George Marks {Dance of Birds}

La Danse des Oiseaux (Dance of Birds)is a breathtaking collaboration with workfrom George Marks and Lisa di Stefanoat the Claire Elizabeth Gallery in New Orleans.…

Art Tour of My Paintings {My Art}

In my last post, I mentioned I finally began organizing my studio, which I put off doing for a year since the renovation left me with…

Before the Fixer Upper: Our Prior French Country Home

I have been organizing the studiohere at the fixer upper, and it has beennecessary to let go of more belongingswhich don’t fit in this smaller home.…

{Home Decor Inspiration} Michael Del Piero – in Milieu Magazine

This anniversary issue of Milieu features one of my favorite hometown designers: Michael Del Piero. If you subscribe to Milieu magazine, edited bydesigner Pam Pierce, then…

Design Books: Segreto Vignettes {Leslie Sinclair}

It is not everyday one gets to shout over the web “CHECK OUT MY BLOGGY FRIEND’S NEW BOOK!” but today it’s my pleasure to invite…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 48}

GOOD MORNING, GOOD PEOPLE,and welcome back to Hello Lovely’sfixer upper journeywhere we remain at workrenovating a sweet beat up cottagewhich happened to be situated inan ideal neighborhood and…

Lovely Finds: Piet Boon {The Jane}

In another life, high-end contemporary restaurantTHE JANE, designed by P i e t  B o o n,was a chapel in a military hospital. Can you imagine…

{Garden Inspiration} Vanderbilt Mansion & Garden

When I was in Hyde Park with a writer’s group in late May, my beloved tagged along and we happily toured some local treasures including…

Let’s SHOP!

White Slipcovered Sofa
French Stripe Seagrass Basket Set
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
White Matelasse Quilt on MY BED
THE BEST Energy Bars!
Trees White Wallpaper Mural
Round Farmhouse Table
Myla Slipcover Sofa
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Slipcovered Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Parisian Style Iron Table Lamp  33.5″
Black or Bronze Accent Table
French Stripe Basket Set
White Cotton Crochet Bed Skirt
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile
Rattan Basket With Lid
White Ruffle Bedding
Seagrass Basket Set
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Slipcovered Sofa
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
White Matelasse Quilt
Tree Mural Wallpaper
Faux Potted French Lavender
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slipcovered Linen Chair
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Laurel Wreath Mirror
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Tray Side Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing