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A neutral yet pretty palette overall but once everything is brought together and you include a brightly colored throw and some greenery, it becomes a beautiful space.

Happy Decorating!

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My second post for this Austin project is the laundry room/mud room – one of my favorite spaces to do! In the past laundry rooms were seriously neglected, but these days people are paying a lot more attention to them. We gave this one plenty of attention.


The client picked this very fun trellis wallpaper by Schumacher, and we added 2 gorgeous light fixtures from Pottery Barn as well as various built-ins for storage. The contractor custom-made a glass door so the wallpaper and chandelier could be visible from the kitchen and living room, as well as allow more light in.

bay hill laundryIn the photo above, you can see the old laundry room on the right, as well as the framing for the new entry on the left.

bhl1 As the walls went up you could start to see the room take shape. This side would eventually become the mud room side with cubbies, hooks, as well as a small bench.



The only thing we are waiting for here is the cushion for the bench which will be in same fabric as the one for the breakfast nook bench.


The laundry side



IMG_1844We also had a “butler’s pantry” built the depth of a wine bottle for extra storage for wine, platters, cookbooks and laundry supplies.

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My last post on this little cottage is the master bath and the upstairs family room.


Yikes! I know, a bit ugly, but it’s amazing what paint, new flooring, a walk in shower and other essentials can do!



This was a very simple and low-cost bathroom makeover. I gutted it except for the vanity base which I had painted inside and out. I used leftover marble tiles from my previous home for the countertop. When the new flooring was installed I opened up the shower completely and used subway tiles throughout. I also had my contractor change the lighting from overhead fixture to wall sconces (with dimmer). A new toilet, faucet fixture, towel rack and medicine cabinet finished it out.

The Upstairs Bonus Room



Sorry for the blurry picture but when the cottage was purchased the lighting was quite bad.



This was a really fun project and I can’t believe I was only able to enjoy this home for 7 months! Now, besides a project still in the works in Austin, I am busy trying to work on my little home here in Los Angeles. I will hopefully post some pics soon!

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This house had been abandoned and neglected for a while. It needed tons of work, but I did see potential in it. It reminded me of an English cottage, and I knew with a little love and a good contractor this little house could be a home again. Below are some before and after photos of this little cottage.

The Front of the Home


The home is situated on a little hill and has a second floor, however, in this photo (above) it’s hardly visible because of the overgrown oak tree.


The “during” phase is usually the most difficult one —  when you are trying out paint colors, the house is gutted, and there’s no end is in sight.




The Back of the Home



Next time, before and after photos of the interior.


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