When Carrie Livingston’s daughter decided to upgrade her bedroom from young-girl pastels and stuffed animals to something more 12-year-old-appropriate, inspiration came in the form of scratch-and-sniff wallpaper.
“I was researching for a client’s home and came across a company that made this wallpaper,” says Livingston, an interior designer who lives in Century City with her daughter, Madeline, and son Graham, 10.
“I showed Madeline samples and she started pinning them up in her room. That started a Pop Art theme that ended up inspiring the entire room.”
Together mother and daughter spent roughly a year...