One Room Challenge – Week 6: The Reveal!

Time is up, pencils down!  This officially concludes my first ever One Room Challenge, and dammmmn girl, what a ride it has been. As you may recall, in Week 1, I started off planning to tackle a completely different room for Read more [...]

One Room Challenge – Week 5

It’s Week 5 of the One Room Challenge (ORC), which means I am officially in the home stretch…which in the design world could also be referred to as the “home stress”. So much of the magic of a room transformation comes Read more [...]

One Room Challenge – Week 4

The best thing about making plans is that typically, no matter how detailed your plans are or how far out you’ve worked, nothing ever goes quite according to plan. So before I talk about what I did accomplish for Week 4 of Read more [...]

One Room Challenge – Week 3

Week 3 of the One Room Challenge has just wrapped up, and things are back up and running smoothly (after my post-Week 1 debacle) in my client's office. It may not look like much, but I assure you, major progress has been made! First Read more [...]

One Room Challenge – Week 2

Here we are just barely two weeks into the One Room Challenge, and I already have a bit of Murphy’s Law at play! Remember last week how I shared my client’s empty, mattress on the floor master bedroom and the gorgeous Read more [...]

Room With A View

Perhaps we could just call this post “PSA for Attractive Window Coverings.” I’m only partially kidding on that. Instead of being a full redesign, I would refer to the transformation of Jen and A.J.’s Manhattan Beach Read more [...]

Industrial Meets Coastal Chic in Manhattan Beach

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a housewarming party for my good friends Jen and A.J. They hired me recently to design their new apartment in Manhattan Beach, so this was a chance for me to share my work with Read more [...]

My Dining Room: Industrial Meets Glam

I have to say, this room is really where the magic happens.  No, I’m not talking about the same kind of “magic” that they mention on MTV’s “Cribs.”  The type of magic I’m referring to is what happens when you Read more [...]

My Kitchen: Before and After

As someone who loves to cook and entertain, my eyes light up at the thought of having friends and family at my house, with everyone engaged in conversation as I prep a meal. That was far from the case in my previous apartment, Read more [...]