Wattles Showcase
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Wattles Showcase

Wattles Showcase

The mansion was built in 1908 and designed by Myron Hunt and Elmer Grey, who also designed the Huntington Library and Rose Bowl.                                                                                    

 (Tony Estrada)
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In the sun-drenched kitchen and butler’s pantry, designers for Williams Sonoma Home demonstrate how you can update dated sinks and counters with small additions: dramatic dark gray, modern glass pendant lights and whimsical wallcoverings.

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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The master bedroom by Kym Rodger.

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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The Wattles mansion dining room before... 

 (JuanCarlos Chan )
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... and after. Patrick Dragonette lined the walls with inexpensive purple velvet fabric he purchased from Home Fabrics in downtown Los Angeles.  “I like layers,” he says, noting the gimp braid trim on the ceiling that cost $1 per yard. He also installed a crystal chandelier from Blackman Cruz and a vintage  stainless steel dining room table.  

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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The living room before ... 

 (JuanCarlos Chan )
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... and following a makeover by Woodson & Rummerfield’s House of Design. 

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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The front patio was designed by Leslie Shapiro Joyal. 

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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Fernando Diaz complemented the home’s traditional elements -- dark bookcases and painted ceilings -- with contemporary furnishings and lighting.

 

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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Nicole Gordon updated the master sitting room of the estate with modern art, a statement coffee table by Chuck Moffit, a masculine leather couch and a $19.99 Krusning pendant lamp from Ikea.  

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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The mansion features 47 acres of formal botanical gardens on a hill above Hollywood Boulevard.

 

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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The second floor bar features Tiger & Magpie wallpaper by Krane Wallpaper.  

 (Mary E. Nichols)
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