• About Oh Lovely Day

    chandra fredrick oh lovely dayHi, I’m Chandra, the girl behind Oh Lovely Day. I’m the wife to my high school sweetheart and the momma of three boys: Charlie, Calvin & baby Quincy. We live in Los Angeles, where we try to enjoy the sunshine and go on lots of family adventures. Some of my favorite things included coffee in the morning and coca cola in the afternoon, hiking at Griffith Park, lunch with my momma village, my mason jar collection, eating carbs, Ryan Gosling, binge watching shows, bougainvillea, dark chocolate, treasure hunting at the flea, too many things at Trader Joes, solo vacations at Target, family dance parties, and cuddles and kisses from all of my boys.

    I’m the founder and editor of Oh Lovely Day, a blog hoping to help provide a little bit of online support and cheerleading to other moms, some pretty home and wedding design inspiration, a few tips, tricks, and life-saving products I’ve discovered in my wife/mom/blogger journey thus far, stuff I love for babies — basically I’m hoping to share style inspiration and practical advice on everything from weddings, home styling, motherhood, marriage, and everything in between.

    How did Oh Lovely Day begin?  My love for weddings, details, and DIY evolved into a passion while planning my own wedding. Then a full-time lawyer, I found how much I loved having that creative outlet during my wedding planning. Once that was over I had a creative void that needed filling, and I decided to start a blog. Oh Lovely Day was originally wedding-focused, but as my life evolved and changed, OLD changed with me. Now it is a lifestyle blog with a focus on motherhood, home, family, and celebrating love and life’s moments. And now (for now) I work from home on this blog and am a mom. I’m so grateful that, through sponsors, it has helped to supplement income that I lost when I put practicing law on hold so I could stay home with my babies. But most importantly, it has given me not only a creative outlet, but connected me with lots of readers, fellow mommas, and online (and some real life) friends. So thanks for stopping by, for reading or following along on social media, for taking the time to comment here or there, and for being a part of this community I’ve come to love. I hope you enjoy Oh Lovely Day and would love to hear from you if you have any questions or stories of your own to share.

    All photos on the about pages are by Amy Stone Photography.  Amy Stone is a member of our Lovely Vendor Guide. If you’d like to be a member, apply here.

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    •  7 months old today, but momma won't be taking your 7 month photo today (probably not tomorrow either) because I'm so tired from your sleeping more like a 7 week old than a 7 month old. Did you not get the 3rd baby memo? If you don't give me more sleep soon I'm going to pull a Lindsay Lohan and check myself into a nice facility due to my "exhaustion" (except in my case it really will be exhaustion). Then who will you wake up all night, huh? So can you try and just wake me up once a night? Instead of 3? Deal? DEAL!!!? #seriouslysotired #quincyrhys  Mama said there'd be days like this... Just not 200 of them in a row  good thing the company's cute. Also, currently loving this playmat from @lollalandusa - it's big and soft and cleans easily. And now we can practice sitting without worrying about head bumps when he falls over  #quincyrhys #OLDfavefinds
       I can hardly believe Quincy was ever this tiny. And now he's 7 months tomorrow. Since we are out of the infant baby gear/clothing phase, I'm selling it all at a deep discount now at @ohlovelydaysale (including this playmat!) and more this weekend if you are local. See the flyer a few posts back and head to my sale feed. Tag your expecting friends or the mom's of new babes that are in So Cal! #OLDsamplesale  Got one little corner of the boys' soon-to-be-shared bedroom done today. Once the bunkbeds arrive I may totally rearrange things but for now I'm loving this @thelandofnod table for reading, doing puzzles, and there is a hidden bin underneath where I have a Lego topper hidden so we can make it a Lego table too. And store those puzzles with all of the little pieces that drive me insane  Can't wait to finish and share more of this room (and move Cal in so I can move Quincy into the nursery and maybe get a little more sleep!) You can see the design process and inspiration that I did with the design services team from The Land of Nod on the blog as well (link in profile). #projectsharedboysbedroom #calvins3rdyear
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