Jeanie’s Cavalcade of Candy & Cartoons

published Jun 14, 2013
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Name: Jeanie
Location: East Village – NY, NY

I likened the aesthetic of my home to Pee Wee’s Big Top situated in Candyland. Being a child of the late 70s, my biggest influences were cartoons and candy which have somehow shaped my personal design approach. 

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I’m an avid collector of nostalgic pop culture like lunch boxes, glass soda bottles, Pez and vintage finds like globes and Carnival Chalkware. 

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My collections dictate my design direction – although there are over 20 visible collections, they’re curated and organized. Every group is treated like an art installation.

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I take pride that I’ve cultivated a rental apartment from a boring flat white box to an explosion of color using paint, temporary wall paper & oil cloth with 60% found or repurposed furnishings. My home makes me happy. 

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Thanks, Jeanie!

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