The New Studio Tour

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Guys guys guys. When I look back at the evolution of the workspaces where I’ve had Lovely Indeed, it’s kind of insane. We started in our 450-square-foot Manhattan apartment, where I had a laptop and a foldaway counter next to a 18″ window. Then we expanded to a makeshift work area in half of our living room in our LA apartment. Next came an extra bedroom converted into an office in our current house. And when we moved into that bedroom I was thrilled! I felt like a freaking queen and I never imagined we could outgrow it. Cut to a couple months later with me banging my head against the wall wishing for more space, more storage, more light, more everything. And so the great home studio renovation got under way, and we had the chance to make ourselves a space exactly how we wanted it.

I can’t tell you how refreshing and inspiring it is to work in the new space. It actually used to be our garage, with a little extra added space. We wanted it to feel as open and airy as possible, so we kept the ceilings vaulted and put in just about as many windows as was feasible. Everything got a fresh coat of white paint, so it’s like living inside a pretty lightbox.

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

We wanted a massive amount of storage for supplies and props, so we had a bank of cabinets built, along with a sink, counter, lower cabinets, and an upper shelf. That, along with our desks and some of our old IKEA furniture is, so far, more storage than we know what to do with.  It’s a dream.

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

We also wanted a little seating area for meetings, relaxing, brainstorming, and more. Rugs Plus sent the most amazing area rug — I’d been wanting a Moroccan rug but all of the ones I was coming across shed like crazy. This one is soft, just the right amount of shaggy, and doesn’t shed an ounce. Perfect. Topped it with the trusty yellow couch and this faux marble table and it’s a good little seating spot.

For flooring, I wanted something light and bright but didn’t want to go the direction of the all-white floors that lots of studios have. It is, after all, part of our home, and it should feel that way. So we opted for a laminate flooring in a pale, washed out wood color. It’s great for shooting and is super easy to clean, which is key. The walls pretty much stay white and empty to allow for lots of different areas to shoot. It’s incredible to have a space that’s ready to go at a moment’s notice!

So, so excited to finally be able to share the space with y’all! We spend a lot of time in here, and I’m so grateful that we have this space to do what we do. See below for a few more sources – and if you have a question about something that’s not listed, let us know in the comments and we’ll share the info! xoxo

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Bright, Colorful, Happy Studio Office

Yellow Couch / Marble Table / Arm Chair / Round Gold Shelf / Gold Faucet / Cabinet Pulls / Weekending Print / Blue Rolling Cart

  1. Karen on said:

    Oh my! I really love it. It’s sooooo beautiful. Thank you for sharing the photos of your new space ?

    • Lovely Indeed on said:

      Yay! thank you for the kind words — seriously makes my day! ?

    • Lovely Indeed on said:

      thanks doll! ?

  2. What an absolutely dreamy space!! That’s what I wish for in my home too… beautiful clean white backdrop to a colourful life. Congratulations on the gorgeous studio!!

    • Lovely Indeed on said:

      Thank you Felicia! You perfectly described what we were hoping to achieve with the studio… “beautiful clean white backdrop to a colorful life” ☺️

  3. Jill on said:

    So we’ve been thinking about converting out garage and this makes me a believer. Any downsides or regrets? I’m worried about losing storage…

    • chelsea on said:

      Hey lady! So we actually built a new garage in place of the old one while we were converting it. For us, we probably have too much “outside stuff” stored in our garage to go without (although lots of times I almost prefer parking outside). We did discuss a little outdoor shed situation for tools, lawnmowers, and that kind of stuff instead of garage storage but in the end it just worked better for us to do it this way.

  4. Kristina B on said:

    I love it!! It looks so amazing and fresh and pretty! And so YOU! Congrats on being DONE!!!!!

    • Lovely Indeed on said:

      awe, thanks! seriously feels so good to FINALLY be done! xo

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