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WELCOME TO LA LA LOVELY—a lifestyle blog, written by Trina McNeilly, that inspires and encourages women in their everyday lives

Hello! I’m Trina, daughter, wife, mother of four, author, and a sometimes stylist who has a habit of looking for the lovely—some days I find it in perfectly styled spaces and other days in the broken places.

In 2008 I founded La La Lovely as a place to share my favorite finds and work out my words. Over the years, La La Lovely has become a popular lifestyle blog that offers weekly inspiration—sharing tangible beauty, seen with the eyes, as well as soulful beauty forged through faith in the deep places of the heart.

I believe that beauty is everywhere and in everything—even within our darkest days—it just takes noticing—paying attention!

Let’s get to looking for the lovely and noticing beauty, together!

Here are a few favorite posts to get you started:

Anxiety is Redundant

Don’t Judge Me

An “I’m Bored” Summer (On Parenting)

Beginning (A new perspective on endings)

Currently Reading

La La Lovely + Simply Grove: A Room Makeover

The Power of Thank You

DIY Yarn Wall Art (easy enough for non-DIYers, like me)

Not Sorry (On Over Apologizing)

Home Organization Tips

When Quiet Becomes Loud

To work with Trina click here.

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TRINA MCNEILLY is the author of La La Lovely: The Art of Finding Beauty in the Everyday. Her work also includes speaking, creative direction, styling, design projects, and freelance writing. She has been featured in the New York Times, The Land of Nod Catalog, Design Mom: How to live with Kids: A Room-by-Room Guide, Apartment Therapy, and Style Me Pretty Living. While she has done a lot of writing on the topic of decorating homes, Trina’s true passion is helping to bring the message of finding our home in the person of Jesus. Her heart’s desire is to introduce others to the love of the Father. Through Him we find our identity and a full life that can start in even the emptiest of places.

Trina lives near Chicago with her husband, Stephen, and their four children.

 

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