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Making It Lovely · 1d ago

Where Do You Find Inspiration?

I feel like I’ve been deep in planning mode for so long. I finally get to execute! The lau...
Making It Lovely · 3d ago

Next Up is the Laundry Room

I’ve been doing a ton of work outside lately, but it’s time to move on to the interior aga...
Making It Lovely · 1W ago

The Front Yard, One Year Later

This is the third of three posts sponsored by RISE’s AND not OR home and garden program. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Everything made it through the winter! Improving the backyard has been my big outdoor focus for this year, but I wanted to ...
Making It Lovely · 2W ago

The Newly Planted Backyard

This is the second of three posts sponsored by RISE’s AND not OR home and garden program. ...
Making It Lovely · 3W ago

I’m So Handy

There was snow on the ground 10 days ago, but since then I’ve been out in the garden every day, all day. It’s looking good! But… I’ve been increasingly concerned that I may have seriously injured my hand. Fun backstory: I had never broken a bone unti...
Making It Lovely · 1M ago

Pretty Things for Pretty Closet Shelves

My closet shelves got a little sprucing up! I rearranged things to better sort my jewelry (the earrings were piling up in a bowl, getting tangled and dusty) and the newly blank space between the shelves looked painfully bare. I had brought home the b...
Making It Lovely · 1M ago

French-Inspired Outdoor Wire Planters

French country is having a moment again (have you been noticing?), and there are a ton of reproduction wire urn planters in shops this spring. They need to be lined, either with burlap, coconut fiber, or moss, but they’re a lighter alternative to sto...
Making It Lovely · 1M ago

Drawn to “The Ugly Colors”

I’ve been planning two more big DIY renovations for our home: the laundry room and the second floor bathroom. The laundry room in the basement is dull, and the bathroom is having issues that...
Making It Lovely · 1M ago

Bettering the Backyard

This is the first post of three sponsored by RISE’s AND not OR home and garden program. Al...
Making It Lovely · 1M ago

A Louis-Philippe Mirror

Did you catch the new mirror above the fireplace when I shared photos of the living room with its new drapery? Let’s take a better look. I’ve long wanted a Louis-Philippe mirror above the fireplace, but was more concerned about size and price than pe...