Lauren C.'s Profile

Display Name: Lauren C.
Member Since: 8/17/12

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Oh my goodness. Make me one?!

Before & After: From Beige Dresser to Faux Card Catalog Bookcase
4/28/14 10:03 PM

We don't know how close this entryway is to this house/apartment's living space. It could very well be close quarters so the entryway also works as an extension of their library storage space… and even if not, it still looks really good.

For Your Inspiration Board: 15 Stylish Entryway Setups
4/15/14 02:14 PM

Anyone have tips for a tankless toilet that is continuously running? (It's a toilet like the kinds you find in public bathrooms. And it's not "flushing" - it's sorta like the sound a toilet makes when it's refilling after flushing, just constantly.) I've been living with it for a few months because I haven't been home on the weekend for my super to come over to fix it. Is it something I can do or do I need to bite the bullet, clear my schedule and call him?

How To Fix a Running Toilet:
Common Causes & Easy DIY Fixes

2/20/14 07:21 PM

I know you don't want it, but WHITE! White will be a perfect blank canvas for that blanket, plus any kind of art/accents you want to add. It'll really brighten up the room and put the focus on the bed.

What Wall Color with Very Colorful Bedding? Good Questions
2/6/14 05:57 PM

All the "problems" noted by the first comment are just confused - this room was staged for pictures and there is no rule that everything must stay in its place once the baby arrives (or that you're not allowed to spend a day or two on a statement project that you adore). Those pillows and blankets will keep mom and baby cozy on the chair during late night feedings, the stuffed animals will be great playthings when baby starts to crawl, and the clothing rack will only be "dangerous" if baby is walking, destructive, and left unattended on the ground. Have more faith in these parents, please.

I think this space is sweet and imaginative. I get a Wes Anderson-y vibe but it's not over the top or TOO trendy - very nice :)

Cruz's Modern Geometric Masterpiece Nursery Tour
1/30/14 03:52 PM

I like this! And I love how it sounds like a work in progress - getting it just how you like and tackling projects one-by-one is all the fun!

Anna's Lovely, Art-Filled Apartment House Call
1/26/14 05:09 PM

What a transformation! I especially love the bump out at the ceiling, which makes the shelving look almost recessed. Like it was meant to be there :) Very nice! And such a perfect shade of green.

Before & After: A Mini, Multi-Purpose Chill Room With Solid Shelves
1/26/14 05:04 PM

Same here - don't care if this was a trend because it'll always be something I like. In small doses, and especially when combined with earthier items like leather and wood, gold/brass details like this look so special.

Trend Watch: A Touch of Brass
1/23/14 06:21 PM

I want to bring my leather couch and move right into the living room in #2.

Get the Look: Modern Southwest Inspiration and Shopping Guide
1/23/14 06:15 PM

This is VERY VERY dark… and at first I resisted, but couldn't help fall in love with it. I think the colors are right, the furnishings are strong enough to stand up to the walls, and there's NO clutter to make it feel claustrophobic… so it really does feel like an antique, midnight sort of cocoon. I'm a fan :)

Erika's East Village Apartment House Call
1/2/14 06:19 PM

ADORE this makeover!! You took a piece of junk with good lines and made it beautiful again :)

Before & After: Orange You Glad Rita Refreshed This Craigslist Dresser?
12/21/13 12:05 AM

This is so great! You've really taken advantage of your home's quirks - the slanted ceilings and "weird" nooks that might cause people to overlook a place like this are really allowed to shine. I especially love your master bedroom "closets" and how your son's room feels almost dreamlike - his imagination must be so colorful with your influence :)

Jill & Dan's Lighthearted Home House Tour
12/11/13 10:46 PM

Wonderful wonderful space! I'm curious, if you are reading the comments - aside from Brooklyn Flea and eBay/Craigslist which you mention, do you have any favorite antique/thrift/vintage spots in NYC? I love your style and would love to branch out and try some new places!

Bryan & Sarah's Vintage Modern Home & Studio House Tour
12/9/13 01:48 PM

Holy cow. This HOUSE! (Especially the entry…I'm in love.) Congrats on getting to live in such a masterpiece - and doing it justice! :)

Chris and Sam’s Elegant Family Duplex in Edinburgh House Tour
12/6/13 01:40 PM

I never even knew "free" printable gift wrapping existed! Thanks for the list - love how unique these will all feel under the tree.

Gift Wrapping Guide: Modern Prints
12/4/13 10:58 AM

@cmcinnyc ... it's Ikea, which is probably why it's all over the place! (If interested, it's the MASKROS pendant lamp.)

Liz and John's 1926 Sears Craftsman House Tour
10/31/13 12:13 PM

Wow. Can I live here?!

Under My Thumb's Homey Tattoo Studio Creative Workspace Tour
10/8/13 04:06 PM

@adfsarahjkl - It's not identical, but try the Threshold Nolan Club Chair from Target. In the Camel color, it has a similar vibe and it's $199.99!

Shop the Room: Theodore & Matthew's Gingham Cottage
7/26/13 02:21 PM

Apricot Nectar is SO luxurious!! Definitely go with that one!

Before: Priya and Jamie Can't Decide on a Color Glidden® Paint's Boldest Before and Afters
7/23/13 11:45 AM

What about a source for the couch pillows?! Or are they homemade?

You got so very lucky with many of your "finds" - I'm impressed! Looks like such a happy home.

Keith and Paige's Scrounge n' Lounge House Tour
7/15/13 04:54 PM