After living in a Santa Monica studio apartment for three years, my daughter Kelsey, was ready to make a change. A move to Redondo Beach and a slightly larger one bedroom was just the ticket! You can not imagine how much stuff there was in her little studio!
I also had been storing a few things in my garage, awaiting moving day. Somehow I managed to fit everything into my Prius… 2 rattan chairs, a night table, a rattan bar cabinet, a stool, towels, pillows, baskets, and a 4 foot tall cactus!
The first day was just a giant mess in the middle of the living room with very little space to work. The movers didn’t finish until about 4:00. After emptying a lot of boxes with the help of some of Kelsey’s friends, we decided to grab dinner and start fresh in the morning.
Two more days, runs to Target, Pottery Barn, and Teak Warehouse and a whole lot of elbow grease, and now it looks like a place my daughter can call home. Of course there are still small projects to do….a floating shelf in the bathroom and the balcony could still use some more touches, but overall we were both pleased with the way it turned out. Here are some of the pics…
Of course there will be more tweaking (always), but it’s a great start. Welcome home, Kelsey!
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