Hi, lovelies!! I’m April, a girl living in the Midwest who loves to inspire and wants to be inspired. I am so glad you stopped by my happy place where I share home decor, style ideas, DIY and project inspiration, and maybe some laughs along the way! I am a girl who believes that we all must be intentional with our lives. To live thoughtfully, to be lovely to one another…..Thoughtfully Lovely.

I have been married for 26 years to a man who lovingly supports my dreams and am a mom to four amazing children who inspire me and make me laugh every day.  Two have graduated from Purdue University and it seems to be a goal to continue that with our other children.  Our home is a happy, busy home and we are all friends. When it comes to life, it’s messy at times but we do our best to get through, encouraging one another. When it’s good, it’s good.  When it’s hard, it’s still good!

FUN FACTS:  I am a former NFL cheerleader for the Denver Broncos, (you can read about that here) I used to be an NPC Figure Competitor and you can find me leading worship on any given Sunday.  I also cannot keep any plant alive in our home…..poor things.

denver broncos cheerleaders

Here, at Thoughtfully Lovely, I hope you have found some kind of inspiration to find something lovely in each day.  Even the ones that don’t feel all that lovely.

“No matter what.  Get up, dress up, show up and never give up.”


Want to find out a little more about what makes me who I am?  Check out these posts to learn more!

45 Random Things About Me

Thoughtfully Lovely?  What’s behind the name?

A Denver Broncos Cheerleader circa. 1997

Choosing a Word to Live by for the Year


About this blog: All of the opinions are mine and are not influenced by any outside sources. I am the sole owner and the sole moderator of Thoughtfully Lovely. 

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