DIY: Mini Coffee Cakes

My recipe for Mini Coffee Cakes is served up with a smile! I’m a girl who loves to eat. Especially breakfast. Also, I’m a girl…

BRCA Update April 2013

This is our living room sofa (above). I love the Belgian styleand linen slipcover.At 8 feet long,it’s easy to getcomfy even withmultiple loungerslounging. We upgraded…

Interior Design Books: Love Letter to Karin Meyn

Dear Karin, Your new styling book is so gorgeous it caused my eyes to pool with tears. I cherish it, am deeply inspired, and don’t care…

Personal Reflections Feb 2013: waiting for WHAT’S NEXT {BRCA}

The snowglobe is back with a fury.It’s truly gorgeous, yet today it’s moodyinside the globe due to cabin fever andgrief I feel for my mom…

J’adore MILIEU & Pamela Pierce {Decor Inspiration}

A new publication launched this fall, captured my heart, and filled my senses with dreamy wonder. I’m an ordinary girl trying to breathe new life…

Personal Reflections: Grateful for you {part one}

The blog is almost 3 years old. A toddler. And potty-trained. Someone kindly smack me for choosing that unlovely analogy. I honestly never meant for anyone else…

Interior Design Inspiration: Lesley Killoren

Sometimes things just click with kindred spirits, right? While swimming in the pool above, I made a new friend who is an interior designer with…

Interior Design Inspiration: The Laurent House

Some exciting news from my neck of the woods (Rockford, Illinois)…this Frank Lloyd Wright gem will soon be opening its doors as a museum! The…

Interior Designer Inspiration: Velvet and Linen

The Gianettis’ design work and gorgeous sanctuary of a site Velvet and Linen with its gorgeous Patina Style has been charming the pants off of…

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! My talented…

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

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

2011 Interior Designer Interview: RACHEL ASHWELL

Such an honor to interview Rachel Ashwell and ask abouther current inspirations. Hello Lovely: What three things are inspiring you at the moment? RA: My life has always…

Let’s SHOP!

White Slipcovered Sofa
SHOP MY HOME!
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
White Matelasse Quilt on MY BED
SHOP MY BATH!
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
Upholstered Dining Arm Chair
Shop My Breakfast Nook
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
Wreath Doormat
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