Family Fun House

Cheerful patterns and bold accessories let this family's personality shine through their Newport Beach, California home.

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Breathing Room
Photo: David Tsay

Breathing Room

The real beauty of the house, however, lies in the ways it seamlessly integrates its indoor and outdoor spaces. Large French doors open from the living room out to the front of the house, where the Lipkowskis use their courtyard as a true extension of the interiors, complete with a fire pit, a dining table, and plenty of seating options.

The fire pit in the courtyard is stacked with cannon balls, an alternative to traditional wood logs.

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Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.