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erin and danny


San Francisco , California



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What I Love About My Home

We love that we've managed to combine ultimate functionality with style and comfort. We don't feel limited by its size at all, whether it's entertaining, cooking, working or just hanging out by ourselves. And every piece has meaning to us and expresses something about us. We absolutely love our home.

Biggest Challenge in Furnishing My Home

Because it's loft-like, there wasn't any storage (not one closet!) when we moved in. So we had to create it every step of the way—our couch is filled with guest linens and winter coats, when we built the loft Danny built cabinets up along the now-accessible ceiling, and we hunted down a TV arm that lets the TV flip vertically and fold flat against the side of a bookshelf when not in use.

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Comments (57)

best entry yet! love it!

posted by CHATHAMGIRL97 on April 13, 2011 at 3:45pm
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Love this kitchen!

posted by kinyama on April 8, 2011 at 9:29am
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I love the entire house. It's beautiful warm and cozy.

posted by raylene on April 8, 2011 at 10:04am
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Very nice! I want to see even more.

posted by MandyDavis on April 8, 2011 at 10:07am
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Agreed with kinyama - That kitchen is all sorts of fantastic! I'm totally jealous.

posted by _kristinb on April 8, 2011 at 10:36am
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Oh my god, that kitchen! I die.

But I wish your floor plan had a little more detail, maybe with blocks for some of the furniture... I like everything I see (especially the artwork in the living room - usually I'd think it was too high, but here it really opens up the space). I'm just having a hard time visualizing how it all fits together.

posted by joco on April 8, 2011 at 10:43am
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I *desire* this kitchen.

posted by latoyaversailles on April 8, 2011 at 11:29am
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NICE job on the loft! Beautiful ladder/stairs too.

posted by Annie-O on April 8, 2011 at 11:33am
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Ah! I think I remember this house tour. Still love it. <3

posted by Cashew on April 8, 2011 at 11:35am
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I loved your HT awhile back. So glad that you guys decided to enter the contest! I'm crossing my fingers for you two!

posted by pier723 on April 8, 2011 at 11:44am
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Love the loft and the bookcases built into it.Which there were more pictures...i would like to have seen the bedroom area and the loft area as well.

posted by Tracy333 on April 8, 2011 at 11:45am
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I love the industrial kitchen.

posted by RocketScientist on April 8, 2011 at 11:53am
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love love love!

posted by shannieboop on April 8, 2011 at 11:54am
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Here's how much I love your place: I have an entry in the same category and yet I did not hesitate to vote for yours. So jealous of your thrifted table, I've been looking for one like that. Good luck!

posted by divellent on April 8, 2011 at 12:08pm
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love this--especially the kitchen.

I went back and found the house tour, but even after looking through those photos, I cannot tell where the loft is. Can someone clue me in?

posted by ashasekh on April 8, 2011 at 12:14pm
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Love the rug!

posted by theduder on April 8, 2011 at 12:32pm
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thanks for all the sweet comments! the loft is in the bedroom. The dining room is right in front of the kitchen, along the far right wall, and the living room is in the biggest, main space. hope that helps!!

posted by Red181 on April 8, 2011 at 12:59pm
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I love the yellow desk!! I have been searching for something small, simple, and colorful - yours is perfect!

posted by nereik on April 8, 2011 at 3:32pm
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wow... this is my favorite apartment so far!

I love that small yet functional kitchen (and it looks so cool!), the cozy feeling throughout the space and that loft!!! I want to live there!!!

posted by California Sleepybears on April 8, 2011 at 3:43pm
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Kitchen is so inspiring!!

posted by Shang on April 8, 2011 at 5:57pm
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it's not really a loft, is it? you have partition walls...

posted by nato on April 8, 2011 at 6:22pm
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Really gorgeous! Nice job! (But what do you mean by your couch is filled with winter coats??)

posted by kellykat0 on April 8, 2011 at 6:22pm
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Love it

posted by y1234 on April 8, 2011 at 7:19pm
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Great space! I wish I could see more of the bed area though. Good luck!

posted by A Whimsical Girl Named Debbie on April 8, 2011 at 7:34pm
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i love this space and what you've done with it!

posted by ariariari on April 8, 2011 at 9:05pm
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posted by kshimmy on April 9, 2011 at 8:10am
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I loved this HT a while back and am so glad you two decided to enter the contest! good luck!

posted by xlaurenx on April 9, 2011 at 1:54pm
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Very cool, yet livable home.

posted by ccahillmn on April 9, 2011 at 11:30pm
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love it! what color is the paint on the wall behind the couch?

posted by kelly1209 on April 10, 2011 at 12:54am
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What a great place. The storage solutions are just amazing.

Rashon aka Mr. Goodwill Hunting

posted by Mr. Goodwill Hunting on April 10, 2011 at 10:17am
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LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS APARTMENT! It is so beautiful and looks so spacious, organized and clutter-free! Gets my vote!

posted by Raaina on April 10, 2011 at 4:11pm
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I love the loft? Do you have drawings or design details, materials used etc? I would like to do something similar.

posted by liisal on April 11, 2011 at 3:11am
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BOOYA, looks awesome!

posted by JenniferJ3 on April 11, 2011 at 1:53pm
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looks awesome danny! luv your old friend heather d.

posted by hetta13 on April 11, 2011 at 10:16pm
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I just love your kitchen. One thing I love is to cook. You have a great home.

posted by Cameron(House Sale) on April 11, 2011 at 11:01pm
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yay, we have the same black rug with the swirls!

posted by michelleg20 on April 12, 2011 at 3:10am
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I love the colors! grey, yellow, silver, beige.. the textures.. everything!

posted by mary_agnes on April 12, 2011 at 10:59am
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A truly cool place!

posted by Knudsen Kommitee on April 12, 2011 at 12:47pm
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So clever! I love it from top to bottom!

posted by VeronicaP on April 12, 2011 at 12:55pm
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Beautiful! I feel the love. Very chic and tastefully done.....

posted by isabel shinkarik on April 12, 2011 at 12:57pm
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The use of space here is amazing! Not an inch is wasted yet it doesn't appear overcrowded- well done!

posted by baanthony on April 12, 2011 at 1:49pm
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Creative, practical and lovely! We love it!

posted by Susie and John on April 12, 2011 at 5:15pm
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I hadn't seen the loft since it was built. Love it!

posted by hdegregorio on April 12, 2011 at 6:26pm
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I love it!

posted by EricaP on April 12, 2011 at 6:39pm
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Gorgeous! What a spectacular use of space.

posted by MHURABIE on April 13, 2011 at 1:01am
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Wow! What a beautiful home & cozy home.

posted by Marinchak's on April 13, 2011 at 1:46am
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Clearly a very creative design duo! Well done.

posted by eMad on April 13, 2011 at 5:04pm
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Awesome!!! I am green for this kitchen, so beautiful. Congrats!!

posted by JayyBee on April 13, 2011 at 5:04pm
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Best loft ladder EVER- congrats on all the love here. Any tips/leads/brand names on your TV arm? My TV annoys me so very much, but -that old TV addiction of mine... alas. Gracias.

posted by Knifemouth on April 13, 2011 at 10:43pm
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This place is so rock and roll all the way around. All the space here has been used to the fullest extent with the custom shelving and hand-built cabinets. Well done.

posted by great pig on April 14, 2011 at 2:18pm
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This is def. the winner.

posted by Atsy on April 17, 2011 at 5:54pm
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I loved your house tour. Totally stole kitchen pointers from you (hanging mugs and open shelves)! You got my vote!

posted by taramonster on April 18, 2011 at 1:30am
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Beautiful! I love the mix of modern and rustic. I would love to have coffee in this kitchen!

posted by cvin0110 on April 18, 2011 at 2:17pm
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still my favorite!

posted by CHATHAMGIRL97 on April 20, 2011 at 2:05pm
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still my favorite in this category too!

posted by MLCarter on April 21, 2011 at 12:08pm
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love your home! i like to see my stuff, and i agree that you do it beautifully without feeling like it's cluttered. best of luck to you two!

posted by solarsister310 on April 24, 2011 at 1:20pm
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This should have won. Amazing! Please please please can you tell me how/where you got your kitchen units? I'm obssessed with them!

posted by MissJoanne on July 25, 2011 at 8:00am
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