Tag: Pasadena Showcase House

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…

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House
Design, Home Furnishings | June 28, 2017
The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House Six months in the making and we finally pulled off the Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. You know that saying “It takes a village”?  Well, the saying definitely pertains to putting together a room for a showcase house, as it is not an adventure that one…

How Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current
Design | March 20, 2017
How Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current

Eclectic Style In the Home and How It Will Keep the Design Looking Current People always ask me how to keep their spaces from getting outdated too quickly.  My answer is that incorporating eclectic style in the home will keep it looking current for a longer period of time.  So, what is eclectic style? Eclectic style in interior design incorporates…

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview
Design | April 14, 2016
2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Overview It’s my favorite time of the year again and the Pasadena Showcase House of the Arts , now in its 52nd year, will be opening to the public once again this Sunday, for a one month stint from April 17 through May 15.  Dryborough Hall, which consists of a 16,000 sq. ft Mission Revival, a 2032…

Sneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House
Design | April 13, 2015
Sneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

Last week I stopped by the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House as the finishing touches were being put in place ahead of next week’s April 19 opening.  While there was still work to be done and some spaces were not picture ready, I was able to take some snapshots to share with you and whet your appetites for what is sure…

The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House
Design, Events | April 16, 2014
The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House

The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House Last week, I had the opportunity to preview the 2014 Pasadena Showcase House as a member of the media before it opened to the public this past Sunday. This year the Pasadena Showcase House celebrates their Golden Anniversary – 50 years and the biggest and oldest running show house in the country!  Growing up in…

The 2013 Pasadena Showcase House of Design
Design | May 7, 2013
The 2013 Pasadena Showcase House of Design

PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF THE ARTS An all volunteer organization, the Pasadena Showcase House of the Arts has been in existence since 1948 and started the Pasadena Showcase House of Design in 1965 as a way to provide funding for music programs in the Pasadena area.  In recent years, many winners of the Pasadena Showcase House Instrumental Competition have gone…