Chelsea Foy

Chelsea Foy has been creating inspiring DIY projects on her blog, Lovely Indeed, for 10 years. Her creations are colorful, happy, and attainable for anyone who loves making. Lovely Indeed has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, HGTV, Martha Stewart, and more.


  • Speaker and teacher for the Altitude Design Summit 2013-2014 and Craftcation 2016
  • Has created and published craft content for 10+ years


Chelsea Foy has been a DIY contributor for The Spruce since 2017. Previously, she has contributed to numerous other notable crafting outlets, including HGTV, Better Homes & Gardens, Brides Magazine, Redbook, Couch Magazine, Sweet Paul, West Elm, and more. Chelsea has extensive teaching experience, instructing DIY workshops throughout the United States.


Chelsea's educational background is in music; prior to creating a business and a career in the visual and crafting arts, she was a high school music teacher. With a degree in secondary choral music education from California State University Stanislaus, Chelsea directed a choral program of 200 high school students. Eventually, life led her on a different path, toward the world of making, but she considers all forms of art to be intertwined. Creativity is her passion, and she firmly believes that all young people should have access to express themselves creatively, through any avenue that inspires them.


Chelsea has published two e-books, on crafting and painting. "Make Your Day" was published in 2013 and "Creative Painting and Beyond" was published in 2015.


Expertise: DIY
Education: California State University Stanislaus
Location: California

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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