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Category: Beach House

A Beautiful Beach Bungalow in Venice Beach

LA Native, Hillary Newman, the director of business development at Omaze, thought the perfect spot for her to chill out was Venice Beach, the artsy seaside neighborhood that’s home to Muscle Beach and hip Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The first time she walked onto the property she felt like she…

Light Filled LA Home

This light and bright home in Manhattan Beach, California has a comfortable, natural and fresh feel. The owners bought a tear down property on a large lot and built their dream home from the ground up. They did an excellent job meshing so many different woods, with interesting tile, vintage…

Amber Interiors Creates a Beachy Eclectic Home for Elyse Walker

I just returned from dropping my second oldest daughter to College in Chicago (one of my favorite places!) and I felt so inspired by the brick terrace homes with crawling ivy that I was looking forward to getting back to my computer in Laguna Beach and sharing some beautifully rich…

Eclectic Montauk Beach House on the Bluff

The Montauk Beach House, designed by Space Exploration, sits atop a heavily wooded bluff with gorgeous views of Fort Pond and Fort Pond Bay. The flipped floor plan design has an open kitchen and living room on the top floor with the bedrooms below. I love the stark white walls…

On a Beach in El Salvador….

This house is located in Costa Azul near the border of Guatemala. It stands out for opening completely towards the outside while connecting with the surrounding landscape. José Roberto Paredes‘s team (I’m obsessed) at Cincopatasalgato was in charge of designing a true paradise for the jet…

Amazing Modern Boho Chic Home in Newport Beach

A young Newport Beach family who loved their neighborhood, but needed more space, decided to take their home down to the studs and start from scratch. They ended up adding a second level and doubled their square footage. They didn’t have the budget to hire a designer, so they…

Our Laguna Beach Bedroom Remodel Unveiled

In 2006, my husband, Eugene & I bought the house next door to where we lived. We were going to do a quick remodel and ‘flip it’. It was a small 1600 sq ft, ‘L’ shaped house that was pink and overgrown with fruit trees and…

1940’s Inspired Spanish Villa in Palm Beach, Australia

Villa Gaelforce~  In the hills of Palm Beach, an hour’s drive north of Sydney, a 1940’s Spanish-mission-inspired house sits discreetly behind a brush fence, tucked into the hillside overlooking the magnificent panorama of Pittwater. Entwined with angophoras trees that hug the shores of Sydney’s…

Laid Back Byron Bay Beach House

MAGNOLIA HOUSE If I didn’t live in Laguna Beach, I’d live in Byron Bay, Australia. Such a beautiful place! I am completely in love with the beachy vibe and laid-back interiors of this home. The owner’s unique and fresh styling makes this a…

Colorful Australian Digs

This Australian home located in Palm Beach (Sydney) has a beautiful bohemian vibe. Owners John and Merryl Greaves have an African background (Kenyan and South African), which is reflected in the decor. The decoration is a mix of bright colors, reclaimed wood, repurposed objects and accessories sourced on travels. I…