Take a step into this organic California style home tour with us! Nicole Salceda of the design firm Eye For Pretty transformed this space into any homeowner’s dream. Nicole’s career in interiors began as a passion for making polished, functional design more accessible. She left her job as an elementary school teacher to see those spaces come to life firsthand.
What started as a handful of clients quickly became a rapidly growing portfolio full of homes in her signature warm minimalist style. Now, having been through a dream home remodel of her own, she has even more perspective when it comes to the client experience. You can see that come to life firsthand in this shoot!
Nicole Salceda of the design firm Eye For Pretty tells us all about this organic California style home tour,
This young family moved from the city. They wanted to start their new suburban life in a home that still felt fresh and modern. We started designing with that in mind and used a mixture of light and bright finishes paired with moodier tones to mix things up. For example most of the home is painted Chantilly Lace but grounded all the white with a deep midnight color on the kitchen cabinets. We also paired a white quartz island material with a saturated soapstone on the perimeter cabinets. A mixture of black and brass metals throughout the home keep things current and add interest to each space. A deep green tile in a geometric pattern was laid in the kids bath for a fresh take on the traditional shared bathroom.
This home’s style is transitional mixed with the organic California vibe we are known for. The home is very pulled together and elevated but nothing feels overly done or like you can’t touch things. Our goal is alway to create spaces that feel as good as they look and this home definitely accomplished that! There are so many details to love but I especially love the integrated soapstone sink in the kitchen. It’s an unexpected design element that really takes the kitchen to the next level! I imagine it’s a conversation piece and a showstopper for sure.
As the designing continued,
To create a home like this I recommend starting with a neutral foundation and then add layers by using fabrics, textures and color to warm up the space. We also like to incorporate different wood tones and paint colors that compliment each other. Creating home takes time but simple additions like textiles and rugs really pull everything together.
Our clients wanted more color in this home than we are used to and we loved it! From the terracotta tile floors in the powder bath, to the moody green-gray color on the walls, to the putty color mudroom tile and millwork the use of color was well thought out and intentional. It didn’t smack you in the face but it definitely made an impact!
This makes us want a remodel of our own…Take a few more looks, and you’ll be debating it as well. Are you looking for even more home inspiration? Check out this other fantastic home tour!