Tiny cottage renovation
A small Santa Monica cottage gets a new, right-size lease on life
See how a teardown became an open, airy gemHer 1930s residence had been billed as a teardown, says architectural designer Julie Hart. "Most people would have started over.”
Instead, when she first saw the house (next page), she climbed to the attic to make sure she could raise the ceiling to the rafters and open up the cramped rooms.
Get the look: Her new front-door is painted in the Designer Collection II LP6 exterior gloss enamel (finepaintsofeurope.com).