House Tour: Megan's Manhattan Beach Cottage

House Tour: Megan's Manhattan Beach Cottage

Jonathan
Sep 29, 2006

Name: Megan Samuels Location: Manhattan Beach, CA Size: 1800 sq. ft. We featured Megan's flickr post last week, and now we bring you the official full house tour! You can also see more images at her Flickr page. Do you have an idea for a house tour? Let me know! jonathan (at) apartmenttherapy (dot) com Years lived in: 5 My/our Style: Classic with a dash of wit The Inspiration for my home: The great design of a found object, living with dogs and children, the beach Favorite element: color Biggest Challenge in designing my home: This house is a box. it had no architectual detailing, the cielings are low and it's been added on to in a bowling alley fashion. I created a 'nantucket' bedroom by applying 1x6s to the dry wall and salvaged windows anddoors What friends Say about my home: It's amazing what you can do with a little paint Biggest Embarrassment in my home: The kitchen,or lack thereof Proudest DIY: The headboard in the guest room Biggest Indulgence with respect to my home: The ridiculous bathroom the previous owners put in, although a design misstep...I secretly enjoy it! Best Advice given or received: Go for it. Dream Source for stuff: Well appointed homes in the carribean--the mix of provenance and beach is what I aspire to. Aspire being the operative word! Resources: Appliances LG space saver-pacific appliances. Hardware Anthropolgie. Furniture living room chairs: quatrine. living room armoire: worldware, sf coffee table: ikea antique hand me downs dresser: 'bill' in northbeach (sf) on grant master bed: summer house, mill valley. kitchen table and chairs: ikea. Accessories orchids: trader joes (best secret!). coral hooks: anthropologie.. Lighting lamps are mostly from esate sales. Paint living room/kitchen martha stewart 'taper green' kmart collection…. Flooring floors: sherrwin wllms woodscapes exterior/deck 'shagbark'.. Rugs and Carpets living room kilim: pottery barn. bedroom persion carpet, kansas city, mo Window Treatments fabric: diamond foam and fabric. Beds summer house, mill valley. Artwork: jane wilson, 'big sky' fischbach gallery new york wolf kahn,morgan gallery, kansas city. nancy hagen, 'tulips', fischbach elaine dekooning 'bacchus', colnaghi gallery mandavere, sketch, colnaghi gallery floral paintings, ebay Other: large mirror over sofa, found in basement of sf house…
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