HOW TO // Style Faux Real Fake Plants

I am such a huge fan of plants that my house is nearing Jumanji status. For me, plants bring an element of care and attention to a home that allows a space to look more human and more “lived in” than your average straight out of a catalog look. However, not all my clients feel the same about their house to plant ratio like I … Continue reading HOW TO // Style Faux Real Fake Plants

Little Girls playroom - fun, colorful playroom designed by Calirose Design in Southern California. Bohemian playroom. Mudcloth pattern wall mural - handprinted wall mural.

before & AFTER // Girls Playroom // Mission Viejo

  This was such a fun project to work on! When I met the Major family they were in an absolute rut with their spare room and wanted to create a shared space for their six and eight year old girls to play in. They wanted a fresh space that their family could take pride in and be a show stopper for slumber parties and … Continue reading before & AFTER // Girls Playroom // Mission Viejo

HOW TO // Succulent Wreath DIY

  Here’s a quick and fun DIY for a beautiful succulent wreath! Start off with a plain bent wood wreath. Mine is from this one from Michaels with a look that is super versatile for different projects and to be honest very beautiful in its own right. Next, pick up any color of silk flowers you want. I went with these stunning fire orange poppies. Cut off … Continue reading HOW TO // Succulent Wreath DIY

Hand painted graphic commission for a baby nursery by artist Heather Knight-Willcock @heatherkwstyles - bright blue, pink and orange painted abstract by california artist & designer from Calirose Design

Commission Diptych Painting // Newborn Nursery

Was able to pop out last week and take some pictures of this diptych commission I completed recently for this newborn nursery. The mom-to-be is super close to her due date so I wanted to make sure I could go see her and the space before her lil girl joined us! I was given full reign on this commission project with some slight suggestions on … Continue reading Commission Diptych Painting // Newborn Nursery

before + AFTER // Nursery Mural // Laguna Beach

Having your first child is an incredible change in so many ways – not least the uncertainty with how to fit a nursery into your existing home style. When my client approached me with a concept to turn their overrun home office into their little girls future bedroom, they were hesitant about making the room a space that didn’t match the aesthetic of the rest … Continue reading before + AFTER // Nursery Mural // Laguna Beach

Grey and yellow bedroom concept - graphic and artistic style living room or lounge. Blue, yellow, Grey room. Dark grey room with cork and mural walls

Guest Bedroom – Concept Boards

Concept Boards – Mood Boards – Inspiration Collage – #Inspo – or whatever term you prefer to use – are PRICELESS tools when working with clients!!! They help by forming a visual vocabulary which helps define the direction of a project & are a necessary tool in my bag of tricks!! These concept boards are what we came up with for a client who wanted … Continue reading Guest Bedroom – Concept Boards

Boho, refined hair salon in Southern California. Ash and Mae Hair Loft in Newport Beach is a modern, stylish bohemian hair salon specializing in blonde hair and that effortlessly casual beach waves.

before + AFTER // Ash + Mae Hair Loft // Newport Beach

When one of your oldest friends rings up to say she’s taking the plunge and opening up her own salon space – you jump at the chance to work with her and her partner on the design! After meeting with Erika & Cody I knew that our vision for the space was spot on – a destination that felt casual but refined with a dash … Continue reading before + AFTER // Ash + Mae Hair Loft // Newport Beach