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Scarlett's Out in the Country

Name:

Scarlett

Location:

Santa Cruz, California

Division:

Little

Square Feet:

625

What I Love About My Home


I love that it is in a populated neighborhood but feels like it's out in the country. I also really really love my bathroom.

Biggest Challenge in Furnishing My Home


The rooms are long, and there are basically only 2 of them.

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Love the airiness. Great sense of style.

posted by bigkoiguy on April 26, 2011 at 11:35am
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Precious!! Love ittttt.

posted by nomadchicky on April 26, 2011 at 8:48am
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Ramshackle loveliness.

posted by cvgmiami on April 26, 2011 at 8:58am
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beautiful.

posted by raddlesnack on April 26, 2011 at 8:58am
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Your desk area photo is beautiful!

posted by Beanthread on April 26, 2011 at 10:43am
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You haven't shown us your bathroom!

posted by sofialaca on April 26, 2011 at 10:52am
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Would have loved to see the bathroom since you really really love it.

posted by Tracy333 on April 26, 2011 at 11:02am
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What a lovely, serene space! I love all of the unique vintage furniture, and the airy feeling the colors give. Well done!

posted by Ariana M. on April 26, 2011 at 11:47am
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adorable

posted by lorrinm on April 26, 2011 at 12:06pm
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i do wish you had more pictures of the actual rooms and fewer closeups on little vignettes (although i really love everything you've shown). just want to see the kitchen and the bathroom!

posted by lorrinm on April 26, 2011 at 12:08pm
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Amazing! Very well curated. I especially love the little corner with the wire chair + room divider.

posted by adorevintage on April 26, 2011 at 12:19pm
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This could have been a winner if it weren't for picture 3 and 4. Wish they could have been replaced by pics of the kitchen and bathroom which I'm sure are beautiful.

posted by Allegra M on April 26, 2011 at 12:24pm
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Love seeing something different! THANK YOU!

posted by thebean on April 26, 2011 at 12:50pm
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love EVERYTHING about your place.. just beautiful.

posted by aboardthebelafonte on April 26, 2011 at 1:43pm
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L.O.V.E

posted by Deborah Day on April 26, 2011 at 1:49pm
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I agree...lovely furniture, but where are kitchen and bathroom?.

posted by rana on April 26, 2011 at 1:51pm
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Where did you get the cover for your bed?

posted by claireunderwear on April 26, 2011 at 2:22pm
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Love your style!

posted by halpiz on April 26, 2011 at 2:30pm
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My favorite.

posted by Florenceeva on April 26, 2011 at 2:50pm
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Thanks, everyone! Claire, all of the linens are vintage. I agree, I need pics of the bathroom and kitchen but they are so tiny it's hard to capture. I love my bath because it's got a window with beautiful light and a view and it just feels great, not necessarily because its pretty :)

posted by Scarlett Fiona Reed on April 26, 2011 at 2:56pm
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Breath of fresh air. LOVE this. Thanks for the inspiration!

posted by doony on April 26, 2011 at 4:12pm
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What a joyful space! Would LOVE a house tour!!!

posted by rexrayfan on April 26, 2011 at 4:59pm
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I totally love it except for the dead animal rug, I found those so disturbing.

posted by lazysmurf on April 26, 2011 at 5:07pm
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i'd like a full house tour also - charming

posted by formosagirl on April 26, 2011 at 5:46pm
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Where is the bathroom or kitchen??

posted by dkzody on April 26, 2011 at 8:05pm
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Sheer loveliness!

posted by NAebersold on April 26, 2011 at 8:43pm
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This is absolutely beautiful! I would love to see more!!

posted by jagerlea on April 26, 2011 at 10:58pm
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are the floors cement? finished in any way?

posted by siska on April 26, 2011 at 11:43pm
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WHERE did you get that LAMP!? I'm smitten & must have it.

posted by Sisero on April 27, 2011 at 12:19am
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Good taste. Love the Bertoia chair on the corner.

posted by Ana Carolina on April 27, 2011 at 2:22am
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It looks beautiful but I'm wondering if it is comfortable to live in, too...

posted by ales.ag on April 27, 2011 at 4:06am
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I mostly just really love that last photo.

posted by my little apartment on April 27, 2011 at 2:39pm
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I was so excited to see the bathroom Scarlett lovingly mentioned...what a shame it isn't pictured. Great use of the space though. And love the duality of the urban atmosphere and country escape!

posted by msfraust on April 27, 2011 at 3:00pm
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Love the rustic-chic style you have going in this place. If my husband would let me, I'd buy a cowhide rug for our (admittedly) soft and feminine dining room. I think it would toughen it up.

Nice place!

posted by Andrea @ Behind Closed Drawers on April 27, 2011 at 2:52pm
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where's the bathroom? i couldn't wait to see it....

posted by cahibbs on April 27, 2011 at 2:57pm
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Points for the hand sketch that includes door openings!

I spent some time on another entry trying to figure out how the floorplan was working - no doors shown on the sketch.

This sketch is crude, but it has LOTS of great information in it. Good job! (says the person who sketches buildings in order to draw them on the computer...)

posted by Jenn Zynn on April 27, 2011 at 5:49pm
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Great rustic /cottage style . Fabulous!!

posted by kimscollectables on April 27, 2011 at 6:32pm
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it's BEAUTIFUL! you have my vote...and you're my competition! ;) That aqua and red...oh my!! and wooden boxes on the wall...lovely!

posted by HappyGoVintage on April 27, 2011 at 8:02pm
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Have to have that lamp!! Amazing!

posted by Erin Adams on April 27, 2011 at 8:22pm
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My favorite so far, although I agree that the lack of kitchen/bath photos was disappointing. Beautiful, beautiful space.

Mello1 - It's a matter of taste. What a rude and unnecessary comment.

posted by overandover on April 28, 2011 at 4:40pm
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This is absolutely, shabbily gorgeous, unpretentious, and creative. I love your aesthetic!

posted by tricotbelle on April 29, 2011 at 11:46pm
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Simple, Clean, and Tasteful

posted by RnD Design on April 30, 2011 at 2:57am
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A nice mixture of styles. Love how everything works together.

posted by analogdialog on April 30, 2011 at 6:53pm
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