A new LA Event Space, Festoon!

festoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman SamuelEXCITED does not cut it with this one and that is because my excitement is three fold. Wait maybe four fold, or five… I lost count. Let’s see, Number 1: My friends that are the talented trio behind everyone’s favorite wedding site, 100 Layer Cake, just opened their very own studio/event space… Festoon! It is on the west side of LA, which us west side gals were always desperate for (so much schlepping to the east side for parties). Number 2: I designed the kitchen and front bar/flexi-space with a multitude of different types of events in mind and I kind of want to call it my other LA house (I’m not alone MyDomaine wants to live there too). Number 3: I got to use the cabinet door line I designed with Semi-Handmade for the kitchen cabinets (with Ikea boxes) and my hardware collection that I designed for Park Studio!  Number 4: It is the debut install of my own line of concrete tile that I designed for Concrete Collborative! Number 5: Creative spaces are so rewarding to design, seeing all the different types of parties, workshops, pop-up shops that have already come through the space and how they use it is incredibly fun to witness and be a small part of (did you see this stunning bar set up?) See yes, definitely at least five fold. Now onto the space and all the yummy details…

festoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman SamuelOh hi Amanda, Kristina and Jillian, aka 100 Layer cake and Festoon boss ladies. That lounge area they put together is all kinds of stunning and totally my color palette du jour.

Sofa: West Elm | Lounge chairs: West Elm | Bench: West Elm | Floor lamp: West Elm | Rug: West Elm | Planters: West Elm | Plants: The Plant Library | Florals: Offerings Co | Side table: West Elm| Coffee table: AllModern | Lounge chandelier: Lulu and Georgia | Woven pendants: Serena and Lily | Rattan side table: Serena and Lily | Rattan chairs: Serena and Lily | Macrame wall hanging: Renata Stone | Framed art: Minted for West Elm

festoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman SamuelThere was previously no kitchen in the space, so we had to build out a new one. Like I said above, I used my line of Semihandmade doors for Ikea cabinets in the the kitchen and my SSS x Park Studio hardware (we have added appliance pulls and additional sizes to the collection now which we got to use on the refrigerator above). Both are modern versions of classic designs that match the 100 layer cake/festoon aesthetic perfectly. And like I mentioned… Festoon is the very first place I was able to install my new line of cement tile that I designed for Concrete Collaborative. It’s a series of 5 designs that you can use all together, as shown above, or create patterns with the various designs. The countless different pattern possibilities alone have me SO excited to start using the tile every where I can. The color is a subtle lilac that borders on a warm gray but with just a touch of purple that reminds me of the color of the mountains around the desert in Palm Springs. The tiles are made to order so the color is completely customizable as well (more on the tile line soon!).

festoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman SamuelNow onto the front of the house… When you first walk into Festoon you are greeted with a wide open space. It is a studio, it is an event space, it’s an office, it can be whatever the heck you can think of… it is available to rent. Most importantly, the space had to be flexible to house all those different kinds of functions. By building out cabinets and running a countertop along the whole back we created a versatile backdrop that could become a buffet, the back side of a bar, a wall for display or paired with the island look like a kitchen. A subtle custom blush venetian plaster was applied to the walls and three pairs of brass sconces extend over the countertop. I also designed the large island to be moveable (it’s on large caster wheels) so they can take it out of the main area to make room for larger events or reposition it around the space for different uses. A bar, a work table, a dessert buffet, a check-out counter, you name it. The front side of the island houses more cabinets so when facing out it can also serve as a large credenza/versatile furniture piece. I had Concrete Collaborative make a custom size tile and mixed a few different finishes along with different colors to create the pattern on the back side.

festoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman Samuelfestoon, new LA event space // Sarah Sherman SamuelThere she is! Hope you enjoyed the tour and if you’re in the area definitely book an event at Festoon (and please invite me so I have the excuse to come back).

Photos by Marisa Vitale

Lounge and dining design: 100 Layer Cake | Kitchen and Bar design: Sarah Sherman Samuel

Kitchen cabinets: IKEA with Sarah Sherman Samuel for SemiHandmade doors and Sarah Sherman Samuel for Park Studio hardware | Tiles: Sarah Sherman Samuel for Concrete Collaborative | Sconces: Lucent Light Shop | Bar Stools: Hati Home | Sofa: West Elm | Lounge chairs: West Elm | Bench: West Elm | Floor lamp: West Elm | Rug: West Elm | Planters: West Elm | Plants: The Plant Library | Florals: Offerings Co | Side table: West Elm| Coffee table: AllModern | Lounge chandelier: Lulu and Georgia | Woven pendants: Serena and Lily | Rattan side table: Serena and Lily | Rattan chairs: Serena and Lily | Macrame wall hanging: Renata Stone | Framed art: Minted for West Elm  | Dining tables and chairs: YeahFurniture | Dining room prints: Block Shop, framed by Simply Framed 

A-frame 2.0 Master Bedroom

We’re back today with the last room update of the A-frame 2.0 and how I re-designed it for the new owners! The master bedroom has to be my favorite, so much so that I like it even better now over how I furnished it for ourselves. It might have something to do with dreamy bed, or the rug (ok it definitely does), but for sure it is the earthy but rich color palette.

We chose Portola’s Lime Wash finish in Etcetera for the walls, which is the perfect subtle blush with some depth, and paired it with the deep rust bedding from Flaneur (aka Cinnamon Stick). Apparently I really like a statement bed. This stunner, and the one I had in the room previously, pretty much make the room. Sweet dreams to Caroline and Jayden, I hope you enjoy your new pad!

If you want to read all about our journey with the A-frame…

See the full “before tour” of the A-frame HERE
See all the details on how we renovated it from top to bottom HERE
See our final reveal tour HERE
And now see the full A-frame 2.0 tour HERE

and if that isn’t enough… I know the new crew has been working on finishing a couple of the spaces that we didn’t get to before we sold it. They are giving what we used as an old storage shed a big overhaul and they also fulfilled our pool dreams that we had for the space so stay tuned!

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Paint: Etcetera Lime Wash by Portola / Bed: Caterina Bed from Anthropologie / Pendants: Headlands Pendant from Serena & Lily / Side Tables: Toki Ceramic from Urban Outfitters / Sculpture: Marilia Sculpture from Curated Kravet / Vases: Lisa Vase from Curated Kravet and Matty Vase from Curated Kravet / Bedding: Flaneur in Cinnamon Stick / Rug: Vintage from Coco Carpets / Framed Art: Custom Collaboration by Caroline Ingraham Lee + Sarah Sherman Samuel Printed and Framed by Simply Framed

A-frame 2.0 Laundry

Continuing on with the tour of the “A-frame 2.0” (aka how we re-styled it for the new owners, Caroline, Jayden and Robert)… we have the laundry room with a quick update. New wallpaper, new rug, and a couple new accessories give this little space that packs a punch, a whole new feel.

It sure has come along way… take a peek back at my finished reveal to see the real “before my before” photos. ew!

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Wallpaper: Femme Terracotta from from Drop It Modern / Rug: Wyatt Woven Rug in Honey from Urban Outfitters / Face Vase: Marylene Vase (Large) from Curated Kravet / Ladder: Umbra Hub Ladder from Amazon / Washer and Dryer by Electrolux / Cabinets from Ikea 

A-frame 2.0 – Den Bedroom

Back with the next room of our old A-frame 2.0 and how we re-decorated the space for the new owners! This room is the little den bedroom just off of the living room. You might remember the DIY headboard I had in there previously and how we added the vertical paneling to cover some horrendous walls. We glammed it up a bit for Caroline, Jayden and Robert, but the boho vibes are still strong too.

This is the original board for the re-design, by the time it went to the procuring, the side tables were sold out and we had to swap the rug but I love how this pretty pad with a nod to the mod turned out. See how I designed this space before, for us, and the before of the before here. Which is your fave?

Photos by Team Woodnote

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Headboard: Bajara Headboard from Urban Outfitters / Curtain: Covet in Thistle by Kelly Wearstler for Groundworks at Lee Jofa / Chair: Josey Swivel Chair from Urban Outfitters in Rose / Side Table: Aldama Side Table in Copper from the Citizenry / Lamp on Side Table: Geneva Glass Globe Accent Lamp Brass from Target / Bedding: Washed Cotton Tassel Duvet Cover in Lilac from Urban Outfitters / Vase: Lady Legs Ashtray / Pink Pillow: Coco Pink Cushion from curatedkravet.com / Bedside Tables: Ophdahl Hourglass Accent Table in Brass from Target / Wall Sconces: Jonathan Adler Milano Brass Wall Sconce from Lamps Plus / Ottoman: Trousdale Ottoman in Mustard Velvet from ModShop / Rug: Tufted Pom Rug in Natural from Urban Outfitters

Aframe 2.0… the living room & kitchen

Remember this old girl? Well, we sold our A-frame last year and before I could say goodbye, I re-designed it for the new owners, Caroline and Jayden of Team Woodnote and Caroline’s brother Robert. They were made for this magical setting and I was excited to infuse their personalities into the space while giving the a-frame a fresh new look!

Today I’m sharing the living room and kitchen area and how we switched it up.

You might remember the layout before and how I had one long sofa… we rearranged the seating area with two custom parallel sofas in a yellow velvet which kept the low and loungey vibe but in a little more tailored way. I brought in a lot of geometric shapes but kept it soft by also incorporating the natural textures of rattan and jute. A few bright pops of color top it off while still letting the architecture take center stage.

A new custom wall hanging hangs over the fireplace and we kept the kitchen the same with the exception of some different styling. New dishes, a new rug from Blockshop, both add a bit more color.

Stay tuned for how we changed up the bedrooms (I actually think I like the master bedroom even better now!).

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LIVING ROOM:
Sofas: Kim Salmela in Kravet’s Crypton Home Beacon Fabric in Lemon / Yellow Pillow: Flurries Pillow from curatedkravet.com / Cane Chairs: Marte Lounge Chairs from Urban Outfitters / Coffee Table: Copper Clad Coffee Table from West Elm / Bowls: Horta Bowl from curatedkravet.com.com and Calla Bowl from curatedkravet.com / Jute Rug: Helvetia Hand-Woven Brown Area Rug from Wayfair / White Side Tables: Round Table with White Structure from Zara Home / Teal Side Table: Vermut Metal Side Table from CB2 / Lamp: Hanna White Floor Lamp from CB2 / Floor Pillows: Hawa Floor Pillow in Cream from Lulu and Georgia / Macrame: Custom by Elsie Goodwin of Reform Fibers / Vase: Addie Circle Vase from Urban Outfitters / Bar Cart: Monaco Bar Cart from Serena & Lily

KITCHEN:
Teal Dishes: Rockaway 12-Piece Dining Set from Urban Outfitters / White Dishes: Flitighet from IKEA / Cutting Boards: Society6 / Rug: Swallowtail from Block Shop Cabinet Doors by Sarah Sherman Samuel for Semihandmade // Hardware from Ikea // Rug is vintage from Frances Loom // Tile by Fireclay Tile (2×6 in Calcite) // Faucet from Homary // Range and self circulating range hood by Ikea // Countertops from Ikea  // Floating Shelf from Semi-Handmade // Sink from Ikea  // Sconces by Cedar and Moss  // Fridge by Kitchenaid 

EXTERIOR:
End Chairs: Borneo Patio Dining Chairs from Wayfair /  Concrete Stools from Wayfair // Dining Table from Ikea // Seat Cushions from H&M // Side Chairs from Target (no longer available find similar here)

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