It’s Time to Love Yourshelf!

It’s Time to Love Yourshelf!

I know the trend right now is to make every surface in your home white or at least very light, but I crave contrast. Unfortunately, I also have been known to change my mind. (A woman’s prerogative, no?) So I found the perfect way to add some drama to our ample...
“Fall” for this Gender Reveal Idea!

“Fall” for this Gender Reveal Idea!

“Fall” for this Gender Reveal Idea! When my wonderful niece Lindsay (who is pregnant) called and said she was coming in from Chattanooga for Thanksgiving and wanted to surprise the family with a gender reveal, I was excited of course. But when she asked me...
Incredibly Adequate Dorm Decor

Incredibly Adequate Dorm Decor

You know those social media posts filled with the over-the-top dorm room decor? Yeah, this ain’t that. However, if you have a daughter entering college this fall and she wants her home away from home to be, well…homey, but you can’t break the bank or you have...
Two-Hour Table

Two-Hour Table

Do you have that one little space that could use some sort of end table or nightstand, but you just can’t stand the thought of one more uninteresting piece? Here’s a simple and super quick idea to make a custom table that is just the right size alongside a...
A STITCH IN TIME

A STITCH IN TIME

Several months back, my mom, sister, and I had the privilege of helping my two great aunts have a “living estate” sale, as they were putting their home on the market in order to move to assisted living. Oh my word at the china, the cookware, the garden...
A “BICHE WITH NO NICHE”

A “BICHE WITH NO NICHE”

Since I am a graphic designer, I guess a post about logo design and branding of The Lovely Ride is as good a post as any! The name: That was the toughest part for me. I like learning, tech, fashion, writing, design, theatre, traveling, nature, etc., etc., and I kept...