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Category: Architecture

Removable Wallpaper Not Just For Renters Anymore

If you follow my blog, you know I am a HUGE fan of removable wallpaper…..even over permenant paper. It just makes sense! The removable paper stays on just as solidly as the other but it’s easy to take off and replace when you’re over…

The Making of a French Farmhouse in Ojai

Giannetti Home’s design duo, Steve and Brooke Giannetti, discovered this lush five-acre parcel of land in Ojai in 2009. The two of them wanted to build their future ’empty nester’ home even though they now occupy Patina Farm with their 3 kids, 3 goats, 4…

Changing Up the Backsplash

 As we have all seen, subway tile has been having a huge moment for some time now. It is a classic, easy choice for making your space look clean and updated. It’s been great seeing the variations of placement and grout with a tile we all know so…

Breathtaking Jackson Hole Retreat

Overlooking Flat Creek and the National Elk Reserve in Jackson Hole, Montana, this home was designed to blend with the landscape. This home exemplifies the owners LOVE for natural, wide-open spaces. SO many beautiful details that were tended to….like the hemlock daybed and built in bunk beds…

Sarah Sherman Samuel’s Dreamy A-Frame in Palm Springs

Sarah Sherman Samuel is a Los Angeles based Designer, Art Director, and Content Creator. I’ve featured her work more than once here on my blog. I am obsessed with her online shop and her a-frame home in Palm Springs. She and her husband took this project on…

Laguna Beach Garage Conversion Before & After

  Just wrapping up this garage conversion. It started off as a 2 car garage and it’s now a 450 sq ft livable space with one bedroom a full bathroom and walk-in closet. It’s fully insulated and has French Oak hardwood floors. I’m…

Awesome Amsterdam Warehouse Loft

This awesome warehouse loft is in the center of Amsterdam. It was converted into a 4000 sq ft residence with lots of exposed brick and huge steel doors which keeps the industrial vibe but it’s also very cozy and inviting. It’s currently on the market for $3…

Part 1 Los Angeles Project Finished!

In June our Eldest daughter, Candace, and her fiance Willie bought their first home in Los Angeles, California. It was an outdated 2 bedroom, one bath home nestled on a large 5500 sq ft corner lot and surrounded by bougainvillea. The house itself looked like it was last updated in…

Down By The River Sits This Weekender

  In Australia, a weekender is a place to come together with extended family and friends. Having lots of places for people to sleep overnight can help extend the festivities. That was something that this team was trying to accomplish when they took on this project. Here, was a funky…

Blue & White Beach Bungalow in Bay Head

This shingled seaside home was completely rebuilt after 2012’s Hurricane Sandy devastated the Bay Head area. The beach bungalow style entry way with built in sitting bench and hooks gives you a good sense of what you’re in store for in this special home. Much thanks…