The other day I was googling myself, as you do, looking for an old project to reference, when so many other old projects popped up – projects that I’ve even forgotten about! Ginny and Brady were like, ‘You did that? We’ve never seen it before!’ Some of them I’m proud of and some of them I’m really not. Since a lot of you are new and probably haven’t seen 1/2 of them I figured I’d do a roundup of some of my favorite bedrooms that I’ve designed – and see which one you would live in the most, if any (poll at the end). Some of them are a bit controversial and there are definitely some things that make me want to shove my hand through the photo and change, but all of them I really like for different reasons. It’s incredibly hard to be objective about your own work, though. Also my feelings towards the client always effect how much I like/dislike the space.
I’m very curious about all your thoughts – so here you go:
Vintage romantic Canopy bedroom (from 2011):
Hollywood Regency Master bedroom makeover (2013):
Sometimes I seriously regret selling them those teal rams head lamps. I’m doing another project for them soon so I might, you know, steal these for myself. See full post here | Photo credit: David Tsay
Curbly’s bedroom makeover 2014:
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Studio City bedroom makeover (2013):
Ian Brennan’s bedroom makeover (2011, with an update in 2012):
Cup of Jo’s bedroom makeover (2014):
Venice bedroom (2013):
This was when I went full ‘hotel’ and my love for really paired back bedrooms began. You should see ours right now – there is like not one accessory in there and I kinda don’t want it to change (update soon, I promise, just dealing with some issues).
Lisa’s bedroom makeover (2013):
Old world meets new world bedroom makeover (2015):
Eclectic Guest Room bedroom makeover (2013):
Graphic novel antique geek chic bedroom makeover (2011):
Remember this? Antique Geek Chic from Secrets from a Stylist. I still love that wallpaper, the lawyer shelves and that nightstand that was a store display thing. See full post here | Photo credit: Mark Champion
My guest bedroom (2014):
My OLD bedroom (2013):
Shiny happy bedroom makeover (2014):
Cape Cod Modern – Episode 1, Season 2 bedroom (2011):
Lately (because of a big rebrand and starting the whole product line idea thing) we have been trying to really pin point what ‘my style’ is and what is possibly unique about what I do, but because I do so many different styles its been really hard. Yes, it’s a pretty narcissistic process and even talking about it like that feels weird, but I hope you guys know what I mean. They all have different color palettes, although none are totally neutral. They all have something vintage, they all feel really layered and they all feel really happy. There are some design mistakes up there for sure (which I can’t point out because they are not necessarily in my bedrooms – although some are), and there are some things I would change (why is there a huge brass A on my nightstand???)
Anyway, I think I have a couple favorite – I think it’s either #3 or #9 – but I also have an advantage that I’ve been in these spaces and these two bedrooms are huge and have a ton of natural light.
But what is YOUR favorite? For this one we won’t be showing the results because I don’t want the bedrooms that score the lowest to be bummed out, so I’ll update it in a week with who ‘the winner’ is (and watch for it on social media.)
Also in case you want to see my LEAST FAVORITE bedroom I’ve ever designed click HERE. Such a mistake. A fun crazy colorful mistake, but one that I repainted over within like 2 months.