Hey there! Haven’t been around these parts in foreverrrr. I don’t even know what to say or how to act. A little like that friend you lost touch with and you finally arrange plans to hang out and you don’t know if it’ll pick up right where you left off, or if there will be a lot of awkward silences.
I’m thinking I’ll only really post when I have projects to share. Most of the time people only see the end results and while those are always pretty and rewarding, it’s the process and all the behind the scenes stuff that doesn’t get too much action. ‘Cause who wants to hear about back-ordered items and vendors sending the wrong sized light fixture three times? The before pictures give designers credibility and sometimes even we stand back and are all like, holy transformation. The long process was totally worth it.
So here we go, a young boy’s room who went from a more traditional style, to bright, colorful and a little cool.
They live near the beach so we wanted the room to have a casual California vibe with hints of mid century style to reflect the rest of the home’s decor.
The boy is a collector and loves displaying his belongings so we had these built-ins installed to show off his personal items.
Not surprisingly, he’s a Star Wars fan so we added this wallpaper as a bit of a nod as well as creating some contrast and dimension.
Halfway through the project, clients decided to rip out the carpet and add new wood floors, which really freshened up the room.
This rug is even better in person. Playful stripe with chunky loops to add some texture.
Orange lamp adds some height and picks up the color in the rug, tying in with the custom orange desk.
We refinished the existing dresser in a two toned effect to keep the room feeling youthful and fun.
His one request was a mirror, so we gave him this canvas wrapped/leather strap round mirror to introduce a new shape into the room.
Desk chair from All Modern.
They already owned the surfboard and couldn’t have asked for a better accessory to pull off our beachy look.
So, shall we keep in touch?