before + AFTER // Living Room Refresh // Long Beach, CA

Greetings, salutations and all of the niceties. The sun is shining here in Southern California and I can feel Summer creeping in and giving us all those sandy toes, salty hair and suntan kinda vibes! On that note – I wanted to share this lil mini makeover we did for our first and always favorite client ‘Project J’. You might remember the work we did … Continue reading before + AFTER // Living Room Refresh // Long Beach, CA

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

Outdoor patio mood board - Boho outdoor patio space with plants, dark walls & blue cushions. Green outdoor space. Modern bohemian patio. Before & after patio outdoor space.

before & AFTER // Outdoor Patio // Venice Beach

Welcome to the Project Venice outdoor reveal! This fresh garden is a great example of how to go bold with color & pattern outdoors, but still have it be sophisticated and even calm. We were super excited to work on this project with the couple who rented this back house in Venice Beach because we could see the potential underneath a poorly maintained space. Unfortunately, … Continue reading before & AFTER // Outdoor Patio // Venice Beach

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