Blush and tan might just be the next big interior design trend! Pink and leather. blush and tan living rooms

HOW TO // style Blush & Tan

Since I painted the living room armchairs a rich, warm cognac color (See the DIY here) – the rest of the room just looked incredibly bland. So much tan! Tan carpet, tan chairs, wood floors, wood shelves, wicker planters, greige walls – the list could go on and on. While I do not regret painting those armchairs one bit – the overall boring space had … Continue reading HOW TO // style Blush & Tan

HOW TO // Style Dalmatian Print

Spots, dots & the whole lot. Dalmatian print is making a bold statement in homes at the moment! I can attest to the power of this pattern as my entire design relationship with a favorite client of mine started with this super fun print. As it usually goes, the client was inspired by something she found on Pinterest so she bought a huge canvas and … Continue reading HOW TO // Style Dalmatian Print

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

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

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

before + AFTER // Real Estate Office // San Diego

Where does the time actually go? I swear just last week I was commuting down to San Diego to work with the 710 Beach Rentals team on updating their office space, fighting the traffic both ways and working and reworking the plan to fit in the budget. Alas, no. I actually finished this project back in April and have honestly been meaning to share the … Continue reading before + AFTER // Real Estate Office // San Diego