Let’s start with a before and after. The renovated ‘after’ is up first.
The great paint debate will never die! This L.A. mansion is stunning in its transformation, but yes, that wood appeared to be in beautiful shape before.
Well. If you thought that house was polarizing, have I got something to show you.
Early photos of Julia Child taken by her husband, Paul!
“She’s thirty-six. It’s before books—before the thousand-page manuscript that became “Mastering the Art of French Cooking”—before cooking on television, before fame. She’s laughing. She looks like a woman with an appetite.”
Pucci increases sizing to 16 in a move that may signal larger changes to come for the fashion industry.
Scientists have recently discovered that the Greenland shark can live for 600 years, making them the longest-living vertebrates.
And last, only because you’ve likely seen it already, is Jenna Lyons’ new home tour. Because if you hadn’t seen it I would be remiss in not sharing it. It’s as good as you would expect (meaning it’s great).
Another before and after.
And I would love to hear your thoughts on the minimal changes in the butler’s pantry. (I’m not in love with the sink choice, but the faucet, flooring and countertops are an improvement in keeping with the house.)
OK, one more. I photoshopped the unpainted wood trim back in. How much do you think your initial reaction to the renovation was based on furnishings and styling, and how much was based on the paint?