{Before and After} DIY Living Room and Dining Room Decor …

Just a few more projects in the living and dining rooms, and the decor will be done on the makeover at our second home in…

{Before and After} DIY Guest Bedroom Decor Makeover Progress

Our second home in Arizona has been a kind of lab for me this summer…not so much in terms of decorating, but for broader creative…

{Before and After} DIY Master Bedroom Decor Makeover Progress

While our DIY fixer upper in Chicagoland definitely feels like home now and reflects our personal style, our DIY fixer in Arizona (a second home…

{Before and After} DIY Kitchen Remodel on a Budget: Arizona …

Two DIY remodel projects at the same time? Were we out of our minds? I continue to ask myself that, and I have said it…

{Modern Farmhouse Style} 3 Simple Kitchen Decor Upgrades

Hello Lovely Studio The “before” kitchen in our Arizona vacation house needed a renovation. It felt dated, had no clear identity, and although functional, lacked quality…so…

5 DIY Tips for Your Kitchen + A Marble Accent Wall

DIY Kitchen Tips: Calacatta Marble Accent Wall So excited to share tips and progress on the DIY Arizona kitchen project where we recently tiled an ugly…

Cookie Cutter to Custom With Quartz {Kitchen Makeover!}

Hello Lovely Studio – Arizona Kitchen Makeover I love cookies. Cookies are totes the GOAT. But cookie cutter? Uh-uh…nope. Our Arizona kitchen was one of…

{DIY Kitchen Renovation} Hello Lovely Arizona Fixer Upper

DIY Kitchen Renovation: Serene, simple, chic kitchen remodel with Viatera quartz countertop and backsplash It has been a busy year for your crazy DIY friends…

Arizona Fixer Upper – Where It Began

Almost a year ago, we bought this sweet little Mediterranean style cottage in Arizona to make over into a relaxing getaway, and today I want to…

Paris & Stockholm Prints {Lovely Finds from Minted}

As you know, we are: just about done with the Chicagoland fixer upper and in the process of making over an Arizona getaway. Our design direction…

My Ektorp Sofas Get a Luxurious Ikea Hack from BEMZ

BEMZ Belgian Linen Slipcover on Ikea Ektorp Sofa If you caught my post on Valentine’s Day, then you know I just returned from Arizona, where…

Choosing Cabinet Hardware & A Fixer Upper Update!

Soooo happy to be in the sunny desert loveliness of Arizona at the fixer upper once again since a gloomy January in Chicagoland can be…