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Bay Area House with Smashing Spanish Colonial Style

Named Casa Tortuga, this home which appears to be a historic Spanish Colonial, is actually a brand new project built by Erin Martin.  This home is comprised of so many beautiful elements like a1920s Turkish relief panel, antique terracotta tiles in the most exquisite shades of rust, vintage indigo textiles…

Navy Blue & White Fixer-Upper

Brio Interior Design transformed this house from a dated fixer-upper to a bright, open and modern mid-century home. Located in Bellevue, WA, the 1960’s house came with drab finishes and an awkward kitchen layout with two funky dining rooms. Brio reworked the floor plan eliminating walls…

Budget Breakdown for a Small Kitchen Remodel

This family home in Pittsburgh is more than 90 years old and even though it is full of character, it’s even more in need of a complete redo. The challenges for these homeowners were: the small 9×9 footprint, the outdated electrical, the radiator in the corner, no…

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…

6 Open Shelving Trends for the Kitchen

I am a huge fan of open shelving in the kitchen. They can be a very functional way to have the items you use frequently right at your fingertips and they can also be a great design feature when styled with beautiful dishes and serving pieces. Take a look at…

Great Examples of Making a Small Kitchen feel Bigger

Small Kitchens Here are some ideas on how to make a small kitchen workable. To give a feeling of space, create contrasts in colors and luminosity. Don’t hesitate to play with materials like brick, glossy paint, wood and plain white. If your kitchen is very small, you can use…

Another Amber Interior Project To Inspire you With

Before & Afters in Venice Beach This is not a new Amber Interior project but it’s one that I’m using to inspire my new clients with. So many fabulous changes turned this Venice Beach house into something that’s now in magazines. The fireplace, breakfast…

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…