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Studio City House, part 5 — The Master Bedroom

It’s a master bedroom redo in my 5th (and final installment) of this Studio City house series (that was featured in HGTV Magazine). It’s like “Breaking Dawn, Part 2,” except without stupid names like Renesme and weird CGI children. Or maybe it’s more like “Empire Strikes Back,” although I’m pretty sure that was 3rd not 5th in the series. Maybe I should stop trying to make metaphors and wikepedia-in… Continue reading

Studio City House tour, part 3

It’s part three of the Studio City house that I decorated. I say “decorated” instead of designed in this post because their architect, Eric Olsen is responsible for all of the reclaimed wood, the design of the kitchen, and basically everything except for the furniture and accessories. So please credit him and hire him. He’s awesome — so talented, fast, and amazing to work with. Meanwhile I’ll show you what sty… Continue reading

Studio city house, part 4

…was going to spread this house out. I’m really milking it. We are on post number four (out of five) of the studio city house and today’s makeover is totally exclusive to this blog, since the office didn’t make it into the magazine. (See post 1, 2 and 3.) We didn’t have a huge budget for the office; it was definitely not a priority, but that weird niche below was really a waste of space that needed to get addressed…. Continue reading

Trolling Craigslist… Kansas City

…lack of any cheap awesome finds) made me want to go somewhere smaller, with less of a vintage culture. So Kansas City it is, and my what wonderful things Kansas City did bring this week. 1. $450 Milo Baughman Sofa¬†You know how I feel about Sir. Milo Baughman. In the right space you do not even need to recover this bad boy. Therefore some lucky CL shopper will potentially take home a Milo Baughman sofa for $450 without any addi… Continue reading

Oh Joy’s Studio: the ‘living room’

I’m so jealous of this studio it’s stupid. It’s making me decide to either rent a studio or wear Joy’s skin as a coat. It’s just so happy, inspiring, colorful, but still feels so bright and airy with enough negative space to not let your little brain go insane … Resources (Left to right) Furniture: Vintage hot pink chairs; Anthropologie¬†yellow velvet pillow; Vintage black standing lamp/side… Continue reading

HGTV magazine spread; A lovely house makeover in Studio city

Hello. I’d like to officially welcome you to the longest (and most full of information and general design porn) post I’ve ever done. I can finally reveal a house I worked on for a year last year that I’m so proud of. It’s featured in this month’s HGTV Magazine so I’ll no longer get digitally tarred and feathered for posting the photos. This job was a total dream job. Rachna and Dave were young, cool, stylish,… Continue reading

Studio City Home Makeover, part 2

Thank you all so much for the wonderful comments on Monday’s post. After reading them all I made Orlando tell me how untalented, ugly, and annoying I was, over and over again, in order for my head to get back to a normal size. It’s almost like he enjoyed it. Meanwhile, let’s go into the living room, shall we? This is where they do the majority of their hanging out — TV watching, cuddling, reading, sudoku-ing, etc., as you… Continue reading

Trolling Craigslist… New York City!

The amount of furniture I bought on Craigslist when I lived in New York was ridiculous. There aren’t really thrift stores there. I mean sure, there is Housing Works and Angel street, Council thrift .. etc, but they won’t come and get your garbage, and messengering it to them doesn’t really make sense, obviously. People in the rest of the country (aka, people with “cars”) don’t understand th… Continue reading

Palm Springs, i done did it.

Aight.  Sorry for the delay, my interweb was down and then i went and hung out in portland for a few days – you know, spent some time cursing myself for not living here.  I have the genius idea of doing some episodes up here, i mean, its the ‘it’ city right now, you can’t tell me it wouldn’t be awesome for all involved.   Oh and everybody’s been emailing asking when the show is airing, and while… Continue reading