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First Time Homeowners

This 1959 California ranch house is graced with abundant natural light and a striking exposed-beam ceiling.

Name: Jennifer Maxcy and her husband, son, and their dogs, Doug and Daisy Location: Newbury Park — Ventura County, California Size: 1,143 square feet Years lived in: 7 months; Owned Stylist and maker Jennifer Maxcy of The Ranch Uncommon employs the same vision and design ethos in her home goods collection as she does in styling her personal abode. Her approach celebrates unique finds, pairs vintage with new, and favors the handcrafted and repurposed. Jennifer and her husband purchased their…

A Rustic & Refined California Ranch House

The set of Nancy Meyers's new film, Home Again

With a new film, Home Again, in theaters (co-created with daughter Hallie Meyers-Shyer), AD takes a look at how the movie master draws audiences in with her simple yet thoughtful sets


dining/eat in kitchen area - custom built in bench at wall, simple design, painted white with fabric cushion (suggest zipper closure & sunbrella fabric) for the beach cottage - banquette and wishbone chairs

Want to Get More Design Done? Follow This Simple Philosophy

Want to Get More Design Done? Follow This Simple Philosophy

We're wrapping up our bedroom coverage this week and next week we'll start digging in on small space posts

lake house living

Living Room decor - rustic farmhouse style with exposed beam ceiling, interesting metal and wood coffee table, shiplap walls and neutral cream color palette.

The softest leather.   NIRVANA sofa.

Tan Brown Leather Sofa - Upholstered | Article Nirvana Modern Furniture