Name: Susan and Michael
Location: Santa Monica
Size: Approximately 900 sq.ft.
Years Lived in: 20+ Rented
Our style: Modern Eclectic
Inspiration: Need light to read, “less is more”
Favorite room: Kitchen
Most talked about element: Lighting, A-S Art Hanging System, Ikea Pull-out Pantry
Most embarrassing element: Dishwasher is portable, has to be wheeled in to place, and the top is faux wood grain. Ick.
Element that makes your knees weak: 21+ cubic feet of additional kitchen storage!
Proudest DIY moment: Susan's art!
Dream source or item: the A-S Art Hanging System
Reality source: Ikea
Best advice: The project will invariably go south for some time for some reason, learn to live with boxes in the living room
Had forever: the oven in a box
Just got: Pull-out pantry
Resources: friends, Ikea, Home Depot, EXPO – lighting designer, Ransom Go
Furniture: West LA Contemporary
Accessories: Pottery Barn, gifts, Cost Plus, Crate and Barrel, West Elm
Paint: Home depot
Tiles and Stone: Home Depot
Window Treatments: plastic louvers – via Home Depot
Bed: Japanese custom made tatami mat bed, base is several 2ft x 3 ft sections
Artwork: Rodin, Romero, Brice, Burkholtz, and Susan
(Thanks Susan and Michael!)