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Rustic cabin gets a modern makeover

How an L.A. couple turned a gloomy cabin into a sunny oasis. Hint: Think sledgehammers

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Topanga Canyon cabin bedroom
Photo by Lisa Romerein; styling by Miranda Jones. Written by Laure Joliet

Cabin makeover: Mix old and new

“This bedroom’s paneling was one of the first things we loved about the house,” says Tyke.

The pine was reclaimed from shipping pallets (some planks still have the stamped labels).

To counter its relative darkness, Jon and Tyke lightened the flooring, added white trim, and hung soft white curtains.


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