Before & After: Baby Boy Nursery

Designing this nursery for brand new parents was a super fun project. Having previously worked with my clients on other parts of their home, I was trusted with creating a playful space that their baby boy could grow up with. The space was previously a guest room turned storage room while other parts of the home were undergoing a remodel. We started with putting fresh coat of paint on the walls and installing new, textured carpet.

Before and After Nursery Interior Design

We repurposed a few pieces of furniture, which totally helped with the budget and worked well with the overall design.

Before and After Nursery Interior Design

Wallpaper is up along with a fun paint treatment.

Before and After Nursery Interior Design

And here’s the after!

Before and After Nursery Interior Design

Before and After Nursery Interior Design Paint

Before and After Nursery Interior Design Wallpaper

Before and After Nursery Interior Design Paint

Before and After Nursery Interior Design Storage

Before and After Nursery Interior Design Paint

Vintage Spaces

Midcentury interior by Gio Ponti in the Villa Planchart

Gio Ponti designed the Villa Planchart, a private home built in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1956.

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Vintage Spaces

Vintage Spaces

Midcentury interior furniture

It really feels like spring is just around the corner. Okay, maybe not so much for your East Coasters right now, but I can totally see where the road ends to this California winter. If I had to give this name a room, I’d call it Lemonade.

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Vintage Spaces

Midcentury modern architecture

1965 Wiley Residence, Architetects: Frederick Liebhardt & Eugene Weston III, Del Mar, Ca

Vintage Spaces

Midcentury modern interior design decor

Hello sunshine.

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Before & After: Dining Chairs

Refurbished vintage dining chair

There are those times that you really just have to let some things go, things like that little thingamabob you got at a Chinese restaurant in Portugal because it always reminds you of the time you decided to backpack to a deserted, cold beach town in the middle of winter with your girlfriends (who knew?!) or those really cool, interesting shaped liquor bottles from your college days (just let go! you know who you are). In the case of a Culver City client, it is a good decision to keep a set of vintage dining chairs that have been passed down, especially when they’re in sturdy shape because all they really need is some re-loving.

Refurbished vintage chairs (1)

My client wasn’t ready for a total rehaul since she and her family are planning to eventually move out of their rental, but she did want to spruce things up a bit because she was definitely tired of all the “brown”. We decided to brighten up the space by refinishing the chairs in a glossy white finish and reupholster them in vibrant pattern that felt modern and coastal.

Refurbished vintage chairs (2)

The chairs look just like new!

Vintage Spaces

1963 Mariner’s Medical Arts Building, Architect: Richard Neutra, Newport Beach, Ca

Vintage Spaces

Retro Midcentury Modern Interior Design

Almost every night of my week is spent with Jimmy Fallon, one of my many boyfriends. He has been doing such an amazing job as host of The Tonight Show, I’m always guaranteed a good laugh when I watch him. Along with being obsessed with his nerdy humor, I’ve been super obsessed with his curtain backdrop on the show. I love the gradation of the blue curtains, I can’t wait to try it out in my next home (or maybe even a client’s home). This Vintage Space just reminded me of it.

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Vintage Spaces

Saul Bass Residence, Case Study House 20, Architects: Buff Straub Hensman 1958, Photo: Julius Shulman

A classic…and where I want to be this weekend.

Saul Bass Residence, Case Study House 20, Architects: Buff Straub Hensman 1958. Photo: Julius Shulman

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