{Before and After} DIY Living Room and …

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

{Before and After} DIY Guest Bedroom Decor …

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 …

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

{Before and After} DIY Kitchen Remodel on …

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

{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 …

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 …

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…

{DIY Kitchen Renovation} Hello Lovely Arizona Fixer …

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

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…

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…

My Ektorp Sofas Get a Luxurious Ikea …

  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,…

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…