Like me! You can love where you live.

Attainable California Elegance is my motto... My story is simple, I am born and raised in Southern California and only know life here, but that is what makes it uniquely mine. 

Growing up in this casual and beachy environment is all I know and it's hard to imagine someone saying I have an accent or have my own lingo, or even don't know what In & Out is. All these things that I take for granted shaped how I view the world and my design style. 

When it comes to my design projects I am laid back and at ease. Part of that is contributed to the laid back California vibe, and the other part is I just love what I do. I understand there are many solutions  to a problem, and when it comes to a clients home I allow the client choices in order to truly love what they are going to live with. 

There is an underlying theme that I have found runs throughout all my projects. Clean lines, crisp contrasts, and blue. Of course not all projects have blue as the accent color, however they do have an elegant high class yet casual style. I call it California Modern. 

 

Growing up we lived near the beach and my fondest memories were riding bikes to the beach, playing all day at the beach, and as a young adult, eating at beachfront restaurants . White, sand tones, and greys are my favorite neutrals...- The ocean is my inspiration. I am just drawn to complex nature colors that look so soothing and rich in a space. 

Mixing in the blue either light aqua or a deep indigo, or between is just so beautiful and takes me back to the days on the beach.  

This style is the inspiration for my first Home Style Kit Book.

It is just so beautiful you want to stay home forever.  

 

One of my San Clemente projects. 

One of my San Clemente projects. 

My happy place... after a long day of work designing my brains out and being a full time mom two very little kids, I just sinking into my bed and just relaxing. 

My happy place... after a long day of work designing my brains out and being a full time mom two very little kids, I just sinking into my bed and just relaxing. 

HouseofTurquoise.com

HouseofTurquoise.com

I love the contrast of black and white... I love nature. Feathers and shells are one of my many accent elements to decorate with. 

I love the contrast of black and white... I love nature. Feathers and shells are one of my many accent elements to decorate with. 

Like and comment below what your favorite California phrases are. Examples, " Just take the 405. ", "Socal", "Just chill" "Going to catch some waves." Etc.