Author Archives: Melisa

About Melisa

Interior and garden designer, owner of Apartment 46 design studio, mother, friend, adventurer and explorer.

There Are Great Things In The Works!

Tweet So I’ve been doing some soul-searching and I’ve decided I’m finally ready to tackle a TOTAL renovation of my blog. It’s been sitting here sadly waiting for quite some time and I feel like I know where I want … Continue reading

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Coming Up For Air

Tweet If you haven’t been on our Facebook page, you may have missed that our little shop was covered in SFGate‘s Style Section! It’s been 6.5 years and we’ve never been noticed by our local paper, so special thanks goes … Continue reading

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Tweet   I am in love with this little table – the price, not so much. It’s called the “Argo” and it costs anywhere from $350-$550 depending on where you look. It’s a drink table and as the name implies, … Continue reading

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Creating A Sacred Space

Tweet   Your home is where the shared space of the world ends and your private sanctuary begins. What could be more sacred than the space in which you begin and end each day? Creating a peaceful environment that honors … Continue reading

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Dark and Stormy Decor

Tweet I would describe my personal design style as being a bit dark and stormy. While I can appreciate things like country cottage and shabby chic, the sweetness of it isn’t something I naturally gravitate toward. Whether a room is … Continue reading

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Sparkle and Shine! Easy Bling For Your Holiday Home

Tweet It’s hard for me to believe that in ten short days Christmas will be upon us. By now, you’re probably done decorating, but if you’re like me, you just keep decorating until the holidays are over – and they’re … Continue reading

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Creating Fabulous Fall Vignettes

Tweet For so many reasons, Fall is my favorite time of year. Although we don’t really have an extreme change of seasons here in California, there’s a chill in the air, leaves on the ground and families come together to … Continue reading

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Catching Up With The Muses

Tweet The past several months have been filled with blessings and challenges both personally and professionally and updating the blog has fallen woefully behind. Whereas I used to send out monthly newsletters keeping folks up-to-date on our wanderings, I’ve switched … Continue reading

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Hayward Park Residence II

Tweet A reclaimed wood cabinet does double-duty as both a mail/key drop off area and bar in the entry space. A custom Moroccan pendant hangs in the entry space and casts gorgeous shadows on the ceiling and surrounding walls. A … Continue reading

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