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Browsing Tag: Laguna Beach

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…

Glass Home in Laguna Beach by Mark Singer

Dreamy Modern Laguna Beach House Designed by Mark Singer Architects, this breathtaking beach house is located in Laguna Beach, California. This oceanfront property was the last home that the architect had designed before his passing. In Mark’s own words, “This is probably the nicest house I have done…

Renovation in the Laguna Beach Hills

1950’s Beach House Remodel Not long ago, this was a 1950’s worn down beach cottage in the hills of Laguna Beach. The dingy, dated and dark house was not an ideal fit for the young family who purchased it. They hired Anders Lasater Architects who worked…

Before & After Holly Kitchen in Laguna Beach

Our Holly Kitchen Project~ This was a fun house for my husband and me to update. When we bought it, it was a chopped up big house that we turned into a 6 bedroom 5 bathroom home. Everything about this place screamed, “Crappy 1990, low budget remodel”. These…

Here is My New Kitchen

Our Humble Dream Home A little over ten years ago, my husband and I bought a beach cottage next-door to us. It was built in 1938 and had only two owners before we acquired it. The original owner was a lady from Chicago who designed the ‘L shaped…

Rattan Furniture

I’ve always loved rattan. I think it adds a certain tropical vacation vibe. Wicker and rattan furniture was created in America and not in Asia as many assume. Ships would leave China bound for America with a variety of goods. Raw cane rattan was used to secure the…

Australian Splashback

My love of Australian architecture and design is something I’m trying to incorporate (copy exactly!) into our Laguna Beach, California beach house. Australian architecture has generally been consistent with architectural trends in the Western world, with some special adaptations to compensate for distinctive Australian climatic and cultural factors…