Eichler Paint Colors, Eichler Stains, Mid Century Modern Home Paint Tips

We’ve often received questions about painting Eichlers, so I thought it would be handy to post some notes on things to consider when planning out your new paint job.

Eichler Paint Color Selection

While there is an original Eichler color palette available, it’s difficult to limit anyone to those original colors from 1950’s. Times have changed, and so has the enormous selection of colors available so why restrict anyone from exploring their creative freedom?

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The Eichler Design Philosophy

Let’s first back up and have a look at the overall visual aesthetics intended from the architects that help build these wonderful homes. Just like a concept car, renderings can look very cool from design concepts exaggerated by the artists, but by the time it makes it to production, the cars can look different, but maintain the theme.

Eichler had some key design and living concepts that the architects embraced:

  • Bring the outdoors in - create an appearance that you’re living without walls (eg - floor to ceiling windows)

  • Retreat to your own world - after you enter the home, it’s as if you walked into your own paradise. The experience of a flowing indoor-outdoor living begins. Intentionally designed with very few windows facing the street, it’s a completely different idea to not care too much for what’s going on in the front of the house (eg - Let’s ignore when neighbors are coming and going).

How to Visualize Your Eichler Paint Scheme

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This is a rough sketch of our model and a concept sketch of how we visualize our Eichler: The body of the home, the roofline, the beam accent, and the door.

The Key Components on an Eichler: What to Paint

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Start With The Three Main Color Scheme Decisions For an Eichler

  1. Body - Everything considered the body, including garage doors, posts holding up beams, window and door trim, should stay this color throughout the home.

  2. Beams - The beam color should extend throughout the house from the exterior to the interior, and back to the exterior.

  3. Door - This can stand alone as a unique accent color, which doesn’t have to be replicated anywhere else on the house.

The Details of Exterior Trim Work on an Eichler

There is a lot of trim work around throughout an Eichler, and you need to adjust the paint scheme for the trim application. If the trim is in the body of the home, keep it the same color. Along the ceiling, try to match the ceiling colors. The trim is not highlighted to stand out on its own, and is painted to blend in with either the house body or ceiling.

The Details of Trim Work on an Eichler

Below is an original shot from Ernie Braun from Adamson, P. (2002). Eichler: Modernism Rebuild the American Dream. Althought black and white, it can still be used to illustrate the paint scheme.

Below is a similar model current day that has been mostly kept to its original paint scheme.

Rancho San Miguel, Walnut Creek, CA

Rancho San Miguel, Walnut Creek, CA

Photo by Ernie Braun

Photo by Ernie Braun

You can see below from an original Eichler model, that it was designed in a way to maximize the feel of a free-flowing space. You can see the desired illusion that there isn’t even a glass wall in between rooms. The goal is to maintain that illusion and the trick is all in the trim!

Photo by Fogmodern

Photo by Fogmodern

The ceilings were commonly tongue and groove planks that were bleach stained. Throughout the years, many homeowners enjoyed the brightness that a white ceiling could bring to a room, as well as enhancing the illusion that the glass isn’t even there, so many owners painted the ceiling white. Beams were also originally white, so the beams then blended in.

The shot above was taken from the interior of an Eichler looking up and outward. There is a floor-to-ceiling glass wall with a paint job that creates the illusion that the glass isn’t even there. The wood stops holding the glass pane is painted the same color as the body of the house, until it meets the wood stops in the ceiling, which matches the ceiling color.

Examining below, I’ve pointed out all the wooden stops for the glass and the siding trim against the ceiling so you can see that the trim isn’t all the same color.

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Photo by Fogmodern

Photo by Fogmodern

Here is another example (above) looking up and out where a post meets the beam. There is a floor-to-ceiling glass pane on the right that you can’t see because the wooden against the post match the post color, and the stops along the ceiling matching the ceiling color.

Painting A Conventional Home

Let’s take a look at a conventional home. Below is a classic American bungalow, where all the trim work is highlighted in white. Most painters are simply used to painting all trim white, but for Eichlers the rules don’t apply.

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Original Eichler Exterior

An original Eichler shown below features a dark-stained siding. You can see there are lots of doors and windows trimmed out, yet you can’t see any attention drawn to it.

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Eichler Paint Finishes

  • Exterior body - matte

  • Trim - any trim should match color and finish of its neighboring color and finish. If trim is on siding, it will in most cases, need to match the siding. (So on and so forth for posts, beams, and ceiling.)

  • Beams - satin (which is one up in sheen from the body)

  • Ceiling - if painted, can be satin to offer a level lustre to help reflect light if that’s the intended look.

  • Door - satin or one up in sheen to semi-gloss, which provides added protection from mildew, moisture, and wear.


The Eichler Painting Process

Step 1: Prepping an Eichler for Paint

Preparing your home requires the most time of all the steps. For us, we ripped off vinyl siding and had to refabricate a lot of the original trim, so it took about a week or two. You’ll want to:

  • Repair/replace any rotted trim pieces, siding, beams, doors and jams

  • Patch holes with putty, caulk, or wood filler

  • Power wash all surfaces to remove dust and debris

Patching holes, adding new trim, and patching siding.

Patching holes, adding new trim, and patching siding.

Repairing beams.

Repairing beams.

Step 2: Masking an Eichler for Paint

Masking took a full day to cover all the windows and doors.

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Step 3: Paint the ceiling and beams

For our house, the beams and ceiling were the same color and finish. We used Swiss Coffee satin finish primer/paint from Kelly Moore.

The awnings and beams painted first. (Oversight: The roof flashing should’ve matched the body color.)

The awnings and beams painted first. (Oversight: The roof flashing should’ve matched the body color.)

Step 4: Paint the Body and posts

We used Behr Evening Hush matched to primer/paint from Kelly Moore.

‘Cutting in’ the body area where the sprayer would risk getting too close to the ceiling.

‘Cutting in’ the body area where the sprayer would risk getting too close to the ceiling.

Painting posts up to the point where brush work would be required.

Painting posts up to the point where brush work would be required.

Body finished.

Body finished.

Step 5: Paint the front door

Step 6: Remove the masking

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Step 7: Install house numbers

Once you’ve made it this far, the feeling is amazing–It’s like getting a new house!

We moved onto landscaping before taking the final shot below.

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The prep took two weeks, masking took a full day, and the paint took a day. We hired a local painter and directed the team of two on precisely what needed to be painted what color.

Most of it was done with a Graco professional sprayer and we used a mixture of mainly Kelly Moore, and Behr (when we ran short).


New Midcentury Modern Globe Lights

Just like most of the DIY projects at our house, our hallway transformation has been slow and spread out over the past several years. If you can believe it, our hallway first looked like this:

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Can’t say that we miss the carpet, the crown molding, tan paint, nor the “interesting” ceiling lights. Nearly all of that went straight to the dumpster within the first 24 hours we moved in.

Over time, we updated the house with cork flooring, painted the hallway white, and installed the pendants below. At this point we still had the crown moulding, which we finally found the energy to take down. (It still quite unfortunately is present in my office, to someday be removed when we suddenly find some “free time!”)

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At the time (we’re talking almost six years ago), we were on a budget and getting new replacement globes wasn’t really an option, so we went with these more urban/modern style pendants with the colored cord, which were at an affordable price point. Really, ANYTHING was better than the Home Depot specials that were there before, so back then, we were quite happy with the new lighting replacements.

Fast forward a few years, and we realized that the pendants just didn’t feel right in the space, plus we have a lot of tall friends and they would tend to nearly hit their heads when walking down the hall!

Being in the design business, I started to discover a bunch of great options for newly designed/manufactured Globe Lights. Not sure how, but I stumbled upon the site Dutton Brown. If you haven’t heard of them, check them out! They have so many fabulous midcentury modern styles and check out all their cool powder coated color options on all their products. We love that they are an American company, and their styles are made-to-order in Minneapolis. We ordered the Cap Flush Mount 8” Globes right around the holidays and they arrived fairly quickly, though it took us another few weeks to finally get them up!

So here are our fabulous new globe lights, which actually look similar to original ones found in Eichlers and other midcentury modern homes. We love them so much! And PS, this wasn’t a sponsored post - we just really do love our new globe lights AND that we discovered this great source for midcentury modern lighting!

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Our Vintage Aluminum Christmas Tree

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Unfortunately John and I get really sneezy around beautiful real Christmas Trees, so for the past years we have had a fake White Tree. Well after a few years, our (obviously not very high quality) white tree eventually started to turn brown, not able to sustain the warm summers stored in the shed (or perhaps it was just crappy and would have turned brown anyway).

I started researching aluminum trees, inspired by so many of you MCM enthusiasts out there that already own one. They look so wonderful and at home in a mid-century home. So began my quest around Thanksgiving to find one. I didn’t realize that there were quite a number of different brands, sizes, and branch count! I gave my first try at an eBay auction and won my first item! I was relieved that it arrived intact and with all 110 branches accounted for.

The tree is from the United States Silver Tree Company (Scranton, PA). We love that it came in its original box, with each branch carefully stored in individual, original paper packages. How we are going to maintain this meticulous putting away of the tree branches each year in each paper baggie I am not quite sure …. but you can definitely tell how well cared for our tree was!

Each branch is made from Reynolds Aluminum and hence the note: “SAFE FIREPROOF” - so cool!

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In place of an original Color Wheel, we opted for a new LED colored light to shine onto the tree. The kids love the different colors and that it’s operated by remote. Vintage, yet modern technology!

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So you will find us here in our living room for the rest of the holiday season; lights dimmed, admiring our sparkly metal tree (and kids fighting over what color to change to next). The lights reflect a nice Aurora Borealis effect on the ceiling, which is also fun!

Here is how we put it together. Our family loves a good time lapse video. ;)

Happy Holidays to you!

Our New Danish Teak Wall Unit

We are SO fortunate to have the most amazing friends! (That is an understatement and we really mean it). Over the years living in our Eichler home, we have have had a number of very generous friends simply “gift” us with vintage mid-century pieces they no longer needed or had room for. From a set of Danish style seating, to a dresser, to chinoiserie lamps, each piece has been given to us by different folks saying essentially the same thing: they know that the pieces will be well-loved and given an extended life in our home.

Well, these friends are 110% right (and so nice!) Their gifted pieces bring us so much joy AND we are so happy to give them a second (or third) life.

So here we are, recently “gifted” another special vintage item (shoutout to K & S for their generosity!) that we have always coveted: a Danish teak wall unit shelving system (that seems really similar to the original Poul Cadovius designed Royal Systems found online, but this one doesn’t have any markings, except it is made in Denmark).

A few weeks ago, we finally got around to installing it, even though it sat in this room for nearly the entire summer. It took a Sunday afternoon and evening, but we were able to piece together all the shelves and metal brackets to fit the Wall Unit along our walnut-paneled wall.

Why did we wait so long to put it together?! IT. IS. AMAZING.

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We did some rearranging to accommodate the new wall unit and it has it really transformed the space. Not to mention it has given me something fun to do, which is to obsessively re-style the shelves on the daily.

Our Danish Credenza found a new spot along the Eichler Siding Wall. This gave me a chance to re-arranged this area a bit too, simplifying the gallery wall.

Some of my thrifted/vintage finds and our Palm Springs Artwork along the Siding wall.

Some of my thrifted/vintage finds and our Palm Springs Artwork along the Siding wall.

Now the kids have a place for their computer homework/YouTube viewing (in full view of Mom and Dad in the adjacent kitchen, which is key). We have a home for all the “chotchkies” that John doesn’t especially care for and (and I collect and cherish), which can be swapped out and re-styled on a whim.

My SIL’s awesome pottery and my favorite tumbler.

My SIL’s awesome pottery and my favorite tumbler.

One our favorite parts of the design is the angled shelf, where our MCM Coffee table books can have a proper display.

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The detailed craftsmanship of the shelves and brackets are so meticulously designed.

The detailed craftsmanship of the shelves and brackets are so meticulously designed.

My first SLR camera, my Dad’s Minolta XD11.

My first SLR camera, my Dad’s Minolta XD11.

Thanks for checking out our updated space (if you bothered to read this far, thank you!) And what you see on the shelves now will probably have changed already by the time this is published…

Suburban Pop and The Jenny James

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This week, our family took a few days to spend some one-on-one time with each other before summer officially ends and school schedule starts up for the kiddos. While I left John back home with the youngest to chillax at home (and string a couple of Acapulco Chairs), our oldest son and I hopped in the car and did a super quick visit down the coast to spend time with friends in San Luis Obispo. 

During our short stay in SLO (as they call it), we popped by our friend Jenny's amazing mid-century modern home. As many of our friendships have begun, we first got to know Jenny through her beautiful Instagram Feed and then eventually met in person a few years ago while we were all in Palm Springs. I hadn't ever been in her home until now, (which made this spontaneous trip EVEN better!) so I was beyond excited to finally hang out with her and her family in their cool house.

We pulled up to their home and I knew right away we were in the right place.

They created the beautiful landscape divider piece. Swoon! (And of course re-did all this awesome landscaping themselves).

They created the beautiful landscape divider piece. Swoon! (And of course re-did all this awesome landscaping themselves).

While waiting on the front doorstep, Sebastian was already admiring their cool MCM mailbox. I was equally obsessed with the front door and hardware... and door bell (of course).

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Door opens, kids took one look at one another, then proceed to play for the next few hours. Mid-century modern family match made in heaven! (And wow, when my kids aren't together and fighting, life is SO different).

I am not one of those amazing "Pro" iPhone photographers (I'm kind of old school with the real camera), so my apologies if my photos don't do her house justice, because there is just SO much good design, vignettes, color stories and furniture/art in her home and I had to snap these shots. (I had considered bringing my digital camera on the trip, but then felt like I was REALLY social media stalker-y...)

Jenny sure knows how to make a kick-@ss Shelfie.

Jenny sure knows how to make a kick-@ss Shelfie.

Jenny created so many vibrant paintings throughout their home .... with perfect accessories.

Jenny created so many vibrant paintings throughout their home .... with perfect accessories.

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The teeniest, most adorable kids dresser/vanity set I have ever seen.

The teeniest, most adorable kids dresser/vanity set I have ever seen.

Love this spot they created in the back yard.

Love this spot they created in the back yard.

Two DIY'er-mid-century modern nut/enthusiasts Mamas enjoying a summer morning chatting it up.

Two DIY'er-mid-century modern nut/enthusiasts Mamas enjoying a summer morning chatting it up.

If you don't already follow Jenny's IG or Blog go there now. You are welcome. Her and her husband are always working on some crazy creative project, whether planting ginormous agaves or building cool bookcases, AND they are the nicest family ever! 

 

 

 

 

How to Restring an Acapulco Chair

The Backstory On Our Acapulco Chairs

We have two Acapulco chairs, classic mid-century modern outdoor furniture originally made in Mexico in the 1950's, which are perfect for patio or poolside lounging. Our chairs started to fizzle out this year after three years in the crazy California heat, so instead of buying new ones we decided to find some fresh vinyl cord and give it a go.

The two chairs we had were different: The black frame chair was an original we bought from an Eichler neighbor, who had already had the chair rewrapped; the white frame chair was a knockoff from a local discount outlet, which was noticeably inferior in comfort and restoration effort.

Let's Begin Restringing Our Acapulco Chairs

I cut the old cordage off the frames using utility shears and cracked open a Pacifico in the spirit of this project ;) 

Replacement Acapulco Chair Cordage

I purchased the PVC vinyl cordage via Etsy from InnitDesigns, a company based in Canada. I reached out the vendor with pictures of my chairs and they recommended two bundles of 135' 0.2" cord. All in for two chairs, four rolls plus shipping, ran us $84.

The fresh vinyl cordage was soft like taffy.

The fresh vinyl cordage was soft like taffy.

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I found that the key to a good wrap is keeping the cordage evenly distributed on the outside frame, while keeping the ratio just right to keep the strands perfectly even on the inside hole.

The cordage should wind evenly around the center ring.

The cordage should wind evenly around the center ring.

The number of winds in between runs to the center ring will change anywhere from seven to twelve. You need to eyeball it to see that the cord runs straight out to the outside frame. I didn't find a good way to calculate it precisely, especially my first time. You cannot just tell yourself 'seven wraps between runs'.

How to Restring/Rewrap an Acapulco Chair: Transitioning Colors

As you finish one color, you take a couple inches of the new cord and wrap the lead against the frame, then cut the cord you are phasing out. The new cord that should be wrapped under the previous cord will be held tightly as you begin to wrap the end of the old cord, keeping it tucked under the metal frame to hide a subtle bulge you'll create.

Time It Takes to Restring/Rewrap an Acapulco Chair

It took about 20 mins to remove the old cord, and about 2 hours to wrap the new cord.

Challenges With Restringing the Knockoff (white frame) Acapulco Chair:

  • It was manufactured using cord about half as thick, and the frame had a center ring about twice as wide, so it allowed for smaller spacing between runs to the center. The new thicker cord I bought wasn't going to fill the center ring evenly and leave enough cord to finish the chair, so I sacrificed a perfectly finished look.

  • The frame had a lot of additional bracing welded around the center ring, so it was impossible to string the cord bundle through the openings to fill the center ring evenly. While removing the old cordage, I noticed that each run to the center ring was a separate piece of cord so the assembly technique was completely different in order to wrap it evenly.

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This is the remaining cordage left over.

This is the remaining cordage left over.

The only tip I can lend thus far, is using a utility clip to hold the tension which allows you to free up both hands to wrap the cord around. My hands were pretty dry and sore, so I reapplied lotion several times. The best video I found online was the one below. I'm sure I missed a lot of good tips, as a non-Spanish speaker, but it'll give you a the best view of what's going on.

Overall, I believe it was a success, but we'll see how long it holds up with my wrapping job ;)

Glacier National Park - Family Style

A week at Glacier National Park was the idea to kick off our summer with the family. Here's a quick rundown of how we enjoyed a week unplugged.

Day 1: Flew from Oakland to Kalispell, MT

Rented the trusty Dodge Minivan (yeah, the one with the remote doors and start!) We found an amazing AirBnb, a newly built custom home with fantastic views.

View of the back yard.

View of the back yard.

Day 2: Hike to St. Mary's Falls (East Glacier)

 

Our house was west of the Glacier Park, and the road through the middle was still closed, so we had a 2 hr drive to get over to the east side. We stopped off as we entered the east side of the park at Glacier Park Lodge, a beautiful log-style structure.

The hike starts at Two Medicine Lake, where there is a fully supplied cafe/store to stock up on everything from hot chocolate to fishing gear.

We took the 2 mile hike to the falls and the grandmas needed to turn back, but the hike did continue that many hikers took. I'm going to assume it was somewhere exciting!

Trout caught at Two Medicine Lake shoreline fishing on a plastic worm bottom-bounced.

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Day 3: Chartered Lake Fishing in Flathead Lake

I found Norm at Flathead Lake Fishing Charters, who was the sweetest dude. The weather wasn't great, but he greeted us warmly with pastries and coffee at 9am. We didn't catch anything, but he offered a discount if we booked him in the future, which I definitely would. He has mentored other popular guides on the lake.

A local antique shop near Flathead Lake

After lunch we explored the nearby town, Big Fork, to stroll the farmer's market and do some light shopping.

 

Day 4: Fishing at Lake MacDonald & Exploring

 

We started from the west side of Lake MacDonald (amazing) at Fish Creek Campground, which seemed like a pretty cool spot (would totally camp there). We fished there and saw a lots of folks kayaking from Apgar Village, another larger commercialized campground. There are restaurants, supply shops, a ranger station where we stayed for a talk about the Pika, a relative of the rabbit, who has been affected by climate change, but the rangers aren't allowed to mention it on record - CRAZY - UGH!!

Scooting up the road, we hit up the Lake MacDonald Lodge, which was a pretty big spot - hotel, restaurant, supply store. I'd hunker down here in as a lodging option in the future.

 

In the late afternoon we headed back and stopped along the way to soak up the scenery - WOW! I haven't seen this type of view anywhere else.

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Day 5: Attempt at Bowman Lake; Whitefish - Splash at the Beach & Lunch Downtown

We had several locals tell us to spend a day at Bowman Lake, but the roads were so bad, our minivan didn't make it 2 miles before we had to turn back. That road is no joke! 

 

Improvising... we headed to Whitefish, a beautiful town filled with nice restaurants, cafes, a brewery, shopping, etc. It was good for a long lunch. Whitefish Lake was awesome - we spent the morning at Whitefish Lake State Park to let the kids swim. There was a dock, swimming area, and a small rental shop.

 

Day 6: Grinnell Glacier Hike: When in Glacier Park, right? 

Just before got to Many Glacier Hotel, we stopped off to appoint a pair of Jr. Rangers at the St. Mary's Ranger station.

We wanted to see a glacier, but the only way is to hike or take a heli... or by car, you would need to head to Banff. Needless to say, we didn't quite see it, but the experience was still amazing.

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The hike begins at the amazing Many Glacier Hotel which was majestically positioned within the mountains - reminded me of a Bond movie where he pulls up to some chalet in his Aston Martin. The hotel seemed awesome - had lunch and relaxed and hiked around the lake.

The hike could've been the highlight of our trip, but the full trip to see the glacier was WAY to long for two kids and two grandmas, so we aborted, especially after seeing signs for bears ;) You make your way around two lakes (we made it around one, then turned back), then start the real portion of the hike. They offer two water shuttles that book up quickly. If they do, just walk! I'm definitely heading back to Glacier for this hike another day.

 

Swiftcurrent Lake - Bears!!

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Cheers to a great trip - we will be back!

5 Tips to Make Your Airbnb Space Unforgettable

Airbnb Design Tips for Your Vacation Rental

Congratulations on taking the plunge by putting your own property out there for the world to enjoy! It’s an investment, just like your own home, but don’t treat it like a second-class home. Here are some tips that will help make your vacation rental property more marketable.

1. Greet Guests Curbside at Your Airbnb

Shy of personally greeting your guests with a sign and a bottle of champagne, rolling out the red carpet for a new guest should be an unmistakable sign that they’re at the right place. Something unique that greets your guests like no other house on the street. Guests stroll up for the first time and the good ones make no mistake that you’re at the right place.

Set your property apart from others on the street by adding some pop and a welcoming sequence like a contrasting door, chairs, and welcome signs.

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Credit: Pinterest

2. A Selfie Is Worth 1,000 Bookings

Provide great spots for the selfie and general Instagramming–one of the most influential online marketing tools today. A $100 piece of decor could pay itself back in spades, so don’t skimp on something that can generate content and promotion for your Airbnb within the Instagram ecosystem.

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Credit: Convene.com

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Credit: Pinterest

3. Interior Design Tip for Your Airbnb: Offer Plenty of Conversation Starters

In many cases, guests can be new to each other and traveling for the first time together, and what better way to get acquainted than settling in with thoughts about the artwork… “Oh, dear!” While it’s nice to decorate with bold pieces that look nice, ask yourself whether it’ll drive conversation.

Credit: Pinterest

Credit: Pinterest

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4. Airbnb Designer Tip: Go Modern Where You Can

A very low percentage of homes built in the world were designed with modern aesthetics, which the vast majority of the population has never experienced. Whether you’re starting with a Craftsman or Victorian, you’re going to get a surprising rise and inspiration out guests from modern design elements. There’s no risk for guests to experience something new and refreshing–afterall it’s a rental and short-term. While they’re there, guests will be able to say, “I’ve always wanted to see what it was like… “ or “I love this, but would never do this at home…”

Credit: Airbnb

Credit: Airbnb

5. Less Is More: Design Your Airbnb Rental With Less Clutter

Travelers are looking to get away from their normal lives–often lives filled with lot’s of stuff. Walking into a clean home with great decor and lot’s of room to clear the mind, is sometimes the best medicine.

Imagine your space when guests settle in–the luggage rolled in, keys dropped on the counter, shoes kicked off, jackets thrown on furniture (don’t forget hooks), coffee cups placed down, magazines rustled through, grocery bags and beer boxes tossed to the side. Things will go everywhere, and you’ll need to calculate your space to accommodate.

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And when it’s time to leave, if decorations and nicknacks blend with items brought in from guests, it becomes quite the chore to figure out who’s is who’s. Charging cords from all over the home need to be retrieved, while shoes, clothes, and bottles need to be rounded up. Keep your space easy to pick up, and it’ll be a joy for guests to ease on through the vacation rental.

We wish you the best of luck and if we can help you design or decorate your space, reach out to our expert design staff.

Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Diamond shaped tile from Fireclay Tile creates a bold geometric backdrop.

Diamond shaped tile from Fireclay Tile creates a bold geometric backdrop.

Handpainted tile pattern featuring a custom colorway, from Fireclay Tile.

Handpainted tile pattern featuring a custom colorway, from Fireclay Tile.

Stacked subway tile from Heath Ceramics gives a pop to this bar area. 

Stacked subway tile from Heath Ceramics gives a pop to this bar area. 

A custom pattern utilizing Heath Ceramics mural collection, in mid-century inspired color palette.

A custom pattern utilizing Heath Ceramics mural collection, in mid-century inspired color palette.

Heath Ceramics Dimensional tile creates subtle pattern play.

Heath Ceramics Dimensional tile creates subtle pattern play.

Diamond shaped tile from Fireclay Tile. We alternated custom colors in an organic pattern to give playfulness to the space.

Diamond shaped tile from Fireclay Tile. We alternated custom colors in an organic pattern to give playfulness to the space.

Handpainted collection from Fireclay Tile in a Bar area.

Handpainted collection from Fireclay Tile in a Bar area.

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