Can you believe it? This is a manufactured home. Marble counters, Viking appliances, solid wood floors, this house is top of the line.
It was previously painted an "eww" persimmon color, with no light fixtures, so we refreshed with 1920s-appropriate white -- Benjamin Moore's Decorator's White CC-20, to be exact -- and added an amazing, midcentury-inspired chandelier, contrasting sconces and all kinds of decor for a vintage, eclectic look that Tyler loves!
We're die-hard fans of Charlotte Ronson's fashion line, with its graceful cuts, splattered flowers, and well-balanced edge. And she's one of those unofficial arbiters of downtown cool: someone who follows her own unique eye, all while pulling off tousled beach hair with aplomb.
When my screenwriter friend, Tyler Savage, told me he just bought his first house in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles and wanted Joey and I to help him pull it together and decorate, I was thrilled! I love a blank canvas with vintage bones which is exactly what this 1920's Spanish style house satisfies
Here's the story of homeowners who moved heaven and earth for the chance to make the fantasy of saving a beautiful old house a reality.
It's all in the mix.
Hint: it's far from where you might expect!
When my friend, Eileen Grunert, approached me for some decorating help for the midtown-Manhattan rental she was soon moving into, and told me she was ...
I never doubted the move to a smaller apartment because I knew I was giving up space and stuff to take on a new lifestyle of having all the best restaurants on my street and sharing a close-knit neighborhood. This does not mean I parted with my things easily.
"She had borne the loss of her relationship, but she could not imagine losing her home, as well."