When Ryan and Amber Flynn first moved to Los Angeles in 2011, they spent a month crashing on the floor of their friends’ downtown loft. The space was impressive: a former munitions factory, the loft boasted 20-foot ceilings spanning two industrial stories. Fast-forward to a few years later and those same friends were expecting a baby and looking for someone to take over their lease.
Boisterous plant prints debuted decades ago, but these lively leaves have endured. They've become a classic way to add eye-catching glamour. Easier to care for than an actual plant, these bold prints add a vibrant, verdant feel to a space. Check out these eight rooms that got playful with plant prints in their design.
Melinda Fay, owner of Good Eye Gallery in Eagle Rock, has a background in therapy and finds the act of curating spaces deeply beneficial to her well-being. Her ability to refine and curate her family’s extensive collection of art is nothing short of impressive. She shares her art-filled hillside home with her husband Mark and two boys Boon and Haskell, and has designed an interior as breathtaking as the back yard's cascading view of the city.
My closet is a mess. I've gone on ignoring it long enough, but now my clothes problem is seeping into the bedroom pile by pile. It's time for an autointervention. Absolute and sovereign rules about what to clear out, like the backwards clothes hanger thing, are easy to digest, and help slow-starters like myself to actually dive in and get clutter-free — but only for a little while.