Adrienne Breaux

House Tour Director

New Orleans, Louisiana

Adrienne loves architecture, design, cats, science fiction, and watching "Star Trek." In the past 10 years she's called home: a van, a former downtown store in small town Texas, and a studio apartment rumored to have once been owned by Willie Nelson. She currently lives in her colorful, maximalist dream home in New Orleans, Louisiana, with her partner, a perfect dog, and a cute cat.
See How Two Photographers Turned an Old Church into an Incredibly Cool Home
Photographer Nikki Ross and her fiancé, photographer and director Matt Barnes, have completely renovated this old church, turning it into an incredibly unique home with a slide, trampoline, fun furniture, art, and more.
3 days ago
This Remodeled 409-Square-Foot Manila Apartment Feels Larger
Kenneth Llave designed this apartment to function beautifully despite the small size, transforming an interior wall into a custom window wall, updating cabinets, and reworking a dark bathroom.
Jun 1, 2023
A 237-Square-Foot NYC Studio Stuns with Smart Storage and Renter-Friendly Style
"Everything I changed in the apartment is renter-friendly and can be un-done," explains Zoe Wetherall, an architectural and landscape photographer. "The biggest challenge was working with such a small space — making sure I could fit everything in and have enough storage."
May 30, 2023
This Fun, Colorful Home Is Completely Unique, Thanks to Clever DIYs
Tour Charlotte's large house she shares with her five kids, which feels completely colorful and one-of-a-kind, thanks to incredible DIY projects.
May 23, 2023
A Dark and Dated California House Got a Lovely and Light-Filled Refresh
Brooke Abcarian is the the principal designer of Carian Design, and shares this 1200-square-foot house in Redondo Beach with her husband, Scott, and their two kids.
May 22, 2023
B&A: A Swedish Apartment Went from Bland to Bright After Thoughtful Renovations
See the bland before photos and the colorful after photos of author, illustrator, and designer Megan McKean's stunning home in Malmö, Sweden.
May 18, 2023
An Edgy Downtown LA Loft Embodies the Style of an Early ‘90s Movie
Rory Rockmore, celebrity jewelry designer by night, lives in this Los Angeles loft that’s “dedicated to any early ‘90s movie or sitcom with a ‘cool’ character who lived in a 'downtown' loft.”
May 17, 2023
Organization Hacks Make This 400-Square-Foot Home a "Slice of Heaven"
See behind the cabinet doors to learn valuable, small-space organizing tips.
May 16, 2023
This Historic New Orleans Home Is Dripping in Creative DIY Projects
"Walking into our current house was like walking into a dream," admits designer Nadia Ramadan. The tall ceilings, woodwork, and built-ins work beautifully with all of the bold design choices and DIY projects that she and husband, Tariq, have incorporated over the past five years.
May 15, 2023
This Singer-Songwriter's Brooklyn Rental Is Bold on a Secondhand Budget
"My personal home style inspiration has a wide range, from traditional maximalist to English cottage home to Scandinavian clean lines to farmhouse to Rajasthani folk with its warm colors and block-prints, even a bit of New York loft-style with art-filled walls and plants," begins singer/songwriter Abhilasha Sinha.
May 12, 2023
A Photographer Learns to Let Go, Downsizing to This 650-Square-Foot Rental
"This process can be an emotional one, but also brings clarity and perspective through our attachment to certain objects, memories, and spaces," says photographer Lauren Kolyn.
May 11, 2023
This 320-Square-Foot Bed-Stuy Rental Is Teeny, but Works
Julie Finn has done tons of things to make her small space work, from a hand-me-down daybed to couch transformation, an easy TV-hiding hack, and creating as much smart storage space as possible.
May 10, 2023
This 425-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio Apartment Feels Much Larger
Thanks to the studio apartment's high ceilings and huge windows, as well as Leecy's brilliant small-space styling and organizing skills, her home feels much larger than it actually is.
May 9, 2023
A Clever IKEA Hack Helps with This NYC Rental's Odd Living Room Layout
Fashion consultant and merchandiser Jasmine Hart worked with interior designer and set decorator Kendra Cusic to decorate this Brooklyn rental apartment.
May 8, 2023
A Renovated Long Beach Bungalow Is Perfect Eclectic Minimalism
"We were inspired by Australia and the American Southwest when designing and decorating. The area feels like a mix of Byron Bay and Tucson, so we wanted the home to reflect that.," explains designer Travis Wayne.
May 5, 2023
A Small NYC Rental Stylishly Divides an Open Plan Layout
Photographer and interior designer Natalie Bird shares this 1000-square-foot, open-plan rental apartment in New York City's TriBeCa neighborhood with her husband.
May 4, 2023
This Dutch Couple Converted an Old Barn into a Pretty Cool Home
Evelyne Klerx and her husband, Matthijs, have converted and renovated this old 969-square-foot barn into a home for themselves, their twin 20-year-old boys, two cats, and two pigs (that live outside in their own barn).
May 3, 2023
A Renter Added Storage and Style to This 275-Square-Foot NYC Studio
Rachael Harvey, Assistant Membership Director for a synagogue in Manhattan, moved to this 275-square-foot, $1,800-per-month Upper East Side studio apartment eight months ago.
May 2, 2023
This Bold Designer's Maximalist Style Is the Antidote to Boring, Basic Homes
Interior designer and E-designer Carissa Henderson is the founder and owner of A Bold New Hue, LLC., and has covered every inch of her home with her signature style of bold, patterned, maximalist style.
May 1, 2023
This Art Collector's 800-Square-Foot West Village Rental Maximizes Every Inch
Alex Bass is more than just an art collector, she's the founder of Salon 21, an art advisory and design firm. And the small home she shares with her boyfriend not only shows off her art curating skills, but also plenty of renter-friendly ideas.
Apr 28, 2023
Before and After: A Poorly Laid Out Apartment's Colorful, Clever Reno Is Amazing
"As soon as my husband and I got the keys, we began the hard work," begins Justine Guillermou, the founder of Rainbow Shaker, who specializes in "playful, offbeat," and "anti-gloom" designs. "We did everything ourselves from A to Z, except for the plumbing and electricity."
Apr 14, 2023
A Small-Space Pro Transformed Her Rental into Laid-Back Luxe with Brilliant DIYs
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Designer Kim White has transformed her cozy Brooklyn rental apartment with smart DIY projects, like using banquette seating to build a custom sectional sofa, using mirrors to make the space feel larger, and more.
Apr 13, 2023
Get a Peek at This Body-Positive Influencer’s Small South Carolina Loft
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Model and body-positive influencer Kelvin Davis has over 50 plants in this 789-square-foot rental apartment.
Mar 31, 2023
Etsy’s Head of Product Design's NYC Condo Has Custom Storage Solutions All Over
Christina Goldschmidt, Head of Product Design at Etsy, lives in an 859-square-foot condo in New York’s Battery Park City.
Mar 30, 2023
This 410-Square-Foot Apartment Uses Glass Block in a Smart and Stylish Way
Inspired by the fashion of the '80s and '90s, mid-century designs, and cool movies, interior designer Serafima Gavrilenko took this two-bedroom apartment with no bathroom and turned it into a stylish two-level studio with an incredible walk-in closet.
Mar 24, 2023
This NYT Bestselling Author's Brooklyn Condo Is 'Funky Mid-Century Modern'
New York Times bestselling author Sarah Knight’s husband, musician Judd Harris, used to say that she wants to live in an opium den and that he wants to live in a spaceship. “Eventually we settled on what we call ‘funky mid-century modern,’ which gives him a lot of clean lines and me the ability to accessorize with color and texture.”
Mar 23, 2023
Before and After: Originally Lacking in Character, This House Is Now Full of It
Emily and Sean worked with designer Shelby Adamson at Little Black Fox to refresh their Georgia house that, at purchase, was clean and freshly painted but lacking in character. After a refresh, one room is now a deep monochromatic blue from floor to ceiling, and the rest of the house is full of personality.
Mar 21, 2023
This Colorful Chicago Condo Mixes Playful Colors and Patterns
The incredible custom wallpaper in this colorful Chicago condo was designed before the owner ever moved in.
Mar 14, 2023
After a DIY Reno and Smart Space Planning, This Studio is Now Four Rooms in One
It was small, the kitchen was basically nonexistent, and the bathroom wasn't pretty, but Irene Shamas saw the potential in this studio unit. She worked with Luki Anderson of Studio Officina and EDR Construction to transform this small one-room apartment into a space that can be a living room, dining room, bedroom, office, and more.
Mar 10, 2023
13 Homes That Prove This Classic Wood Trend Is Back
Not covering your wood with paint can let the wood's texture and pattern shine. These 13 stunning homes below let natural wood finishes be the star of the show.
Mar 10, 2023
Smart Small-Space Ideas Make a One-Bedroom Apartment Work for a Mother and Son
Photographer Breeana Dunbar has shaped this 560-square-foot one-bedroom apartment into the perfect home, including turning part of the living room into a bedroom for her son.
Mar 2, 2023
This Family of Five Lives Large in a 650-Square-Foot One-Bedroom Rental
Jenny Davis and her husband, Cory, have rented this one-bedroom, 650-square-foot apartment for 15 years. They share the home with their three kids, their cat Leo, and their bearded dragon, Rexy.
Feb 28, 2023
This Travel YouTuber's 420-Square-Foot Studio Apartment in Paris Is Perfect
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Travel YouTuber and author Damon Dominique rents this small studio/loft apartment in Paris that he describes as "Sex and the City cocktail hour meets Parisian museum."
Feb 22, 2023
4 Chic Ideas Make This Small, Narrow NYC Rental Feel Bigger Than It Is
Kirsten takes design inspiration from interior decorating books. Living in New York, space and layouts are often an issue. But Kirsten decided to prioritize fashion over practicality when she put her dresser in her kitchen.
Feb 13, 2023
This Charlotte Ranch-Style House Got an Update With Bold Colors and Patterns
When Brandon started working with designer Amber on his North Carolina home, he didn't let any traditional decorating "rules" get in his way. They worked together to create a space that is clean and modern but lets his personality shine.
Feb 10, 2023
A 528-Square-Foot NYC Studio Uses Art & Wallpaper to Create Distinct Zones
Because Jung Hi Han's rental is just a large rectangle, she had to figure out how to arrange the furniture to make different areas. "I used an IKEA bookcase to separate my 'bedroom' from the entry, along with wallpaper to visually create a bedroom. I used the gallery wall in my 'living room' to separate that space, and the two Tara McPherson prints to section off my 'dining room,'" Jung Hi explains.
Feb 7, 2023