I finally got around to opening my September issue of House Beautiful this afternoon. Overall it is an inspiring issue to get us through the last months of summer. My favorite piece of course was the East Coast beach house designed by Mona Ross Berman (photographs by Johnny Valiant).
Here is a highlight of a few of my favorite rooms in the house. For more rooms visit the gallery at House Beautiful.
The master bedroom is dominated by the beautiful painted floors in a chevron pattern in White Dove and Salmon Berry by Benjamin Moore.
The boys room features and custom-built bunk bed and Katie Ridder's Beetlecat wallpaper.
(I recently used the same boat drawer pulls on a custom window seat at a client's house in Manhattan Beach.)
This bathroom is fabulously bright! Bathrooms are a great opportunity to play with color and pattern.
You know I love a well-designed laundry room. These orange sliding barn doors create a statement on their own.
Lastly here is a glimpse of the living room. Mona has fun playing with pattern and scale on the pillows on the couch, an easy way to customized a standard sofa.
I'm sure a few of you will ask, so here is the link to get your own "The Coast Is Clear" silkscreen poster by Jeff Canham.
I also found this nursery that she designed in her portfolio. How fun is the yellow crib & bookcase? She is definitely not afraid of color!