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Color block Chair DIY 6 steps

Before Found this chair in the alley. Had to rescue it for it was meant for greater things. The dump is no place for useable furniture. Oops! My real estate magazines get put to work masking off the chair for color block. 6 seasy steps Sand Prime Spray accent color Tape off Spray body color […]

Thinking about Yellow? I did

The wall doesn’t go all the way up. It’s at the top of a staircase that only I use to get to my bedroom. The color is very loud, but it’s used sparingly as a secret ray of sunshine as you walk by. Color gives that otherwise overlooked corner of the house some architectural interest. […]

Midcentury Mexico City inspires my house

Mexico City was not on my mid century architecture radar. But around every corner, residential and business districts, flat roofs and boxy shapes popped out in bold color from under bougainvillea and graffiti. The bold color gives off the best energy. A month before I left for this trip, I was debating whether I should […]

Downtown Creative Work Space

More and more downtown LA is the place to be for live and work. As the garment industry sends more and more manufacturing over seas, many buildings are opening up their many floors to creative and business minded professionals. The views are great, you have your pick of new restaurants for lunch, and many tenant […]

Ghost Chair Newest Purchase

BEFORE: yikes. Catchall surface. AFTER: Ahhh! So simple and fresh. I got these chairs from http://www.Stackchairdepot.com Carrie Diaz is a Los Angeles realtor who has an eye for the best real estate. She is an LA native who specializes in a fully catered and custom experience for every client. She is part of a local […]

Backyard Teepee

Fun in the backyard. 3 generations enjoying what a few branches can make. Carrie Diaz is a Los Angeles realtor who has an eye for the best real estate. She is an LA native who specializes in a fully catered and custom experience for every client. She is part of a local team of experts, […]

New York still stuck on you

On 5th Ave, a brisk cold day in March, “licking the windows”, as they say in Paris! I love that the city’s architecture is caught in the glare. A must for me for every NYC visit in my future will be a stop into Trash and Vaudeville in the East Village on St. Mark’s. said […]

Garden Section is my Get Away

The garden section of hardware stores is one of my favorite mid week activities. I’ve done a lot of traveling all over the world and this simple pleasure feels like a private escape without having to check my luggage. It’s a great place for kids to stretch their legs and enjoy some roaming around time. […]

New York Style

New York  is one of the best known places for more than just its tourist attractions.  Small living space is the hot topic whenever I bring up this big city.  Conversations before my trip made me curious to see if renters really do live in apartments the size of closets and store their shoe collections […]