Exposed Brick Wall – Modern Eclectic Bungalow Style

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I personally associate an exposed brick wall with the east coast…perhaps a quaint apartment or in Boston on Newbury Street or a loft in New York City’s Soho or in townhouse in the historic Georgetown area of Washington, D.C.. An old wall with a history to tell…a wall oozing goo-gobs of character into a traditional ... Read More

Malibu Home Renovation Project Video – Progress Report

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The latest Malibu home renovation project video is here along with some photos below.  This is the quickest tour in the world of the bedroom areas in our house.  Beware, video taken with my phone as I was running through the house this morning.  You may not be able to hear me at some points and my video skills are not at all professional! Anyhooooo.....we are just days away from moving into our Malibu home renovation project. My guy TE and I have been working on this house for over a year ... Read More

Small Bathroom Ideas in Black, White & Brass


Okay. Small bathroom ideas come in all shapes, colors and sizes. Today a bring you this cute small bath designed by San Francisco based designer Katie Martinez. Black, white and brass. Something retro in feel with the white subway tile with dark grout and burnished brass plumbing fixtures that almost looks gold. Then there is ... Read More

Million Dollar House Tour – Bridgehampton Beauty


Million dollar house tour Monday is here! Starting off the week with a little inspiration from a million dollar listing in the Hamptons (best of friend AM's stomping grounds). Located at 379 Ocean Road in Bridgehampton, NY, this newly built shingle style home has it all including a price tag of $18.5 million ... Read More

Fabulous Open Kitchen Design – 7 Cook & Dine Combos

Kitchen Week on COCOCOZY continues.  Today it is about dining where you cook.  Very fine dining rooms in open kitchen design has become the norm.  In the olden days, the table in the kitchen was typically only for breakfast or for eating out of sight.  The formal dining room was separate.  In the world of open floor plans, now dining is made stylish right inside the kitchen. ... Read More

7 Hot Kitchen Design Trends


Kitchen Week continues here on COCOCOZY!  Today I bring you 7 hot kitchen design trends.  High end ideas for inspiration in your home.  Trends come and go...but I think the ones below will become staples in the home for years to come! ... Read More

Million Dollar Kitchen Design


Kitchen Week continues on COCOCOZY!  Today I bring you 10 kitchens in multi million dollar real estate listings from around the country and the world for a little design inspiration. Luxury homes with the best of the best throughout…ever wondered what those homes have for kitchens? Here are a few style tips – inspired by ... Read More

Caesarstone Kitchen Counters – 6 Chic Design Looks


This week is KITCHEN WEEK here on COCOCOZY. It is all about kitchens. Stay tuned for posts on all things fabulous in kitchen design throughout the week. We are in the home stretch of our Malibu home renovation. This week our brand new Caesarstone kitchen counters are being installed. So exciting. We are using Caesarstone on ... Read More

Sunroom Designs


I like a nice sunny space with lots of wrap around windows, lots of light and a good cheerful vibe. Sunroom designs should have a bit of charm and coziness. I like the idea of a space that brings the outdoors in. On a hot summer day, for those of us who watch how much ... Read More

Casually Elegant Outdoor Dining – Get This Look


Love this outdoor dining room in Corsica. Found it on Vogue’s website and love it. Casual yet elegant al fresco dining. We are moving in a few weeks. My guy TE and I are moving in!  Exciting, scary, stressful and thrilling.  You have been following my blog posts on our Malibu home renovation over the last ... Read More