Back in the day
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Hot Property | My Favorite Room | Drake Bell creates his own Disney magic in his nostalgic tiki room

Back in the day

“I love ... anything that’s kitschy, retro and vintage,” says Bell.

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Doing it himself

Bell says he didn’t consult a decorator. Why? “A decorator would come in here and go, ‘What in the world? We should do something more chic!’”

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Yesteryear decor

“I’ve collected a lot of this stuff over the years,” says Bell. “Some pieces I bought from Oceanic Arts in Whittier.”

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Vintage

The room is “a cool hang,” says Bell.

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Disney favorites

Bell grew up near Disneyland; his house doesn’t let him forget it.

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Family project

Bell’s dad helped him with the bamboo and thatch work on the walls and ceiling.

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