Tag: home tour

An Eclectic Butler's Pantry - Oaklawn Manor
Design | May 25, 2022
An Eclectic Butler’s Pantry – Oaklawn Manor

An Eclectic Butler’s Pantry for a Traditional English Tudor Home This eclectic butler’s pantry was designed for the 2022 Pasadena Showcase House and incorporated the home’s traditional English Tudor architecture of the home but with a modern edge. It is not too serious and has a whimsical side to it that makes it feel fresh and new.  This fresh approach…

Modernism Week 2022 Featured Home Tour :: Maison Bleue Moderne
Design | March 22, 2022
Modernism Week 2022 Featured Home Tour :: Maison Bleue Moderne

ModernisM week 2022 featured home ::MAISON BLEUE MODERNE Maison Bleue Moderne, a 1958 William Krisel-designed Alexander Company midcentury modern home, was recently reimagined by interior designer Michelle Boudreau. With all the designer appointed details it was one of many homes open for tours during Modernism Week 2022. The last time I attended Modernism Week in 2020, I also visited a William…

2020 Pasadena Showcase House Preview
Design | November 7, 2020
2020 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

Pasadena Showcase House 2020 This year the 2020 Pasadena Showcase House, is a bit different given the current state of affairs. Going on 56 years, the Pasadena Showcase House is the oldest designer showhouse in the country.   This year I returned as a 2020 Pasadena Showcase House designer, after taking a hiatus from last year’s house.   When I’m not designing…

Indoor/Outdoor Poolside Living - Palm Springs Style
Design | April 10, 2020
Indoor/Outdoor Poolside Living – Palm Springs Style

While in Palm Springs for Modernism Week this past February, I took advantage of the many home tours that are offered.  I decided to tour the Morse House, known for its fabulous indoor/outdoor poolside entertaining. The  Las Palmas area of Palm Springs is home to the Morse House and the Alexander Construction Company built the William Krisel designed home in…

THE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN
Design | April 21, 2019
THE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN

OPENING DAY Today’s the day – opening day at the 2019 Pasadena Showcase House! This year is a little bit different for me as I chose to sit the year out and instead of designing a room (or rooms, as was the case for me last year with the teen bed and bath, kitchen and butler’s pantry) this year I…

Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom - 2018 Pasadena Showcase House
Design | November 26, 2018
Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom – 2018 Pasadena Showcase House

A peek into the process of designing and the outcome of the Cozy Stylish Chic Teen Bathroom for the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House.

ASID Pasadena Home Tour Features Three Estates
Design | October 1, 2018
ASID Pasadena Home Tour Features Three Estates

ASID Pasadena Home Tour 2018 For one day only, three beautiful homes featuring three very different architectural styles and interiors are on tour on Sunday, October 7 as part of the American Society of Interior Designers annual ASID Pasadena Home Tour.  Each home was designed in its entirety by a featured ASID Pasadena designer and will be open for a…

The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House: Before and After Transformation of a 100+ Year Old House
Design | May 11, 2018
The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House: Before and After Transformation of a 100+ Year Old House

We are two thirds of the way through our second Pasadena Showcase House, and everyone is always wanting to know about the before and after transformation of the home.    This year, because of a series of last-minute events, we took on more than the usual one space.  We initially set out to design one of two teen suites, but the…

2017 Pasadena Showcase House Overview
Design | July 14, 2017
2017 Pasadena Showcase House Overview

The 2017 Pasadena Showcase House came and went in a flash this past spring, with twenty-five interior and exterior designers pulling off one of the most cohesive houses in recent years.  Throughout the month that the house was open to the public, visitors from around Southern California and beyond made their annual trek to visit the Pasadena Showcase House and…