Our laundry room inspired by the Beverly Hill hotel

May 1, 2015

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My approach to designing this house is very different from what I’ve ever done before.  I’m taking it painfully slow with one small step a time and really thinking how and what I want to surround myself with.  On top of that this house is a very particular space that has to be lived in before making big moves.

However one small step at a time can sometimes pack a big punch.

This week the LA Wallpaper queen Reita came over to hang the banana leaf wallpaper made famous by the Beverly Hills hotel in our laundry room…

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I’m not sure what had more character the wallpaper or Reita.

While sharing stories of her life as an actress in her past or as a renegade woman in a man’s business hanging wallpaper the laundry room slowly got a magic makeover.

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The paper is difficult to hang and needed to be cut off on the edges.

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No wonder the wallpaper is so iconic!!

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Here is a before picture of the laundry room when we moved in.

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Although the pretty light fixture that’s coming in is not here yet, it has lot more character now…

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I love how it looks with the black granite top and the shutters painted black.

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And I love how good our cute pets look in there.

A seriously fun backdrop, and surely a fun place to do laundry.

KRAM121

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