What's the smallest space you ever lived in? How did you decorate it? Did you love it? Anyone else downsizing to a smaller space?
Enjoy some outtakes from the article. All photos by Sara Essex Bradley. Produced, styled, and written by Valorie Hart.
|The living room in the open floor plan loft like space|
|Bekye did the faux tortoise treatment on her vintage coffee table - She also did all the finishes on the walls and on much of the furniture in her home|
|Bekye addesd the shutters throughout the space instead of curtains|
|The small chairs were once in her son's room when he was a child - She also painted all the beams with a faux finish to look like wood, and of course painted the armoire|
|You can really see the terrific job she did on the beams|
|Bekye has many gallery walls|
|The kitchen is compact and efficient|
|Love the iron garden trellis used as a pot rack|
|She has so many interesting collections of smalls|
|Bekye did the silver and gold leaf on this chest|
|Let's peek into the one bedroom right off of the main living space|
|I love the vintage suitcases used for storage|
|Bekye did the silver leaf on this chair in the corner of her bedroom - The gallery wall holds family photos|
|Detail of a nightstand Bekye did the finish on|
|Detail of objects on her dresser that belonged to her grandmother|
|Bekye in her studio below her living quarters|
|She is having an opening at her studio on Wednesday night - if you are in New Orleans please stop by|
|And do check out the story and whole issue of New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles|
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