Home Resources: Desai Home and LeRitz Apartment
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THE DESAI HOUSE: THREE KIDS AND A DOG
Architect: Susan Bower of Mitchell Wall Architecture and Design, Two the Pines Court, 314-576-5888, mitchellwall.com
Builder: Jim Minton of Minton Homes, LLC, 9900 Clayton Road, 314-332-1009, mintondevelopment.com
Architectural and interior design consultant: Fifi Lugo, 314-267-6062, fifilugo.com
BREAKFAST NOOK: Star pendant light fixtures: Vaughan Lighting, Design and Detail, 2731 Sutton, 314-781-3336, designanddetailstl.com; dining table: Bausman & Company, Design and Detail; chairs: Bausman & Company, bausman.net; upholstery: Schumacher fabric, schumacher.com; shades: custom by Nicky Berry at Fabricworks, 10424 Lackland, 314-426-4333, fabricworkscustomworkroom.com
KITCHEN: Bausman & Company Chairs at island: Design and Detail; Imperial Danby marble island top: Stone Fabricators, 4084 Bingham, 63116, 314-776-7776, sfistone.com; pendant light fixtures over island: Design and Detail; tile above stove: Walker Zanger at ISC Gallery, 9215 Dielman Industrial Drive 63132, 314.995.9900, iscsurfaces.com; shades: custom by Nicky Berry at Fabricworks; clock: Pottery Barn, Plaza Frontenac, 314- 996-2630, potterybarn.com
LIVING: Screen and chairs: George Smith, georgesmith.com; sofas and light fixture: Design and Detail; table lamp and shades: Visual Comfort; rug: Kaim-Kisner; throw pillows: custom by Nicky Berry at Fabricworks
SITTING ROOM: Couch, light fixture, wallpaper: Design and Detail; square tables, tall lamps: Brody's Lamp & Shade Store, 2300 S. Big Bend, 314-647-3318, brodylamp.com; brass lamp on bookshelves: Visual Comfort; drapes: custom by Nicky Berry at Fabricworks; black-and-white photographs: Peek Portraits, peekportraits.com
MASTER BEDROOM: Bed, bed linens, drapes: custom by Nicky Berry at Fabricworks; settee and ottoman at end of bed: Hickory Chair Furniture Co., hickorychair.com; upholstery: Gomez Upholstery, 6487 Chippewa, 314-832-8331, gomezupholstery.com; nightstands: Design and Detail; wall lamps and chandelier: Visual Comfort & Co., visualcomfort.com; carpet: Kaim-Kisner, kaimkisner.com
MASTER BATH: Fixtures: Waterworks, waterworks.com; mirrored dressing table: Design and Detail; cabinets: Oliver Savage, 139 Papin Mill, St. Clair, 636-629-2735; towels: Restoration Hardware, Saint Louis Galleria, 314-863-7566, restorationhardware.com; tile: Waterworks and Stone Fabricators
BLAKE POPPY’S BEDROOM: Four-poster bed, nightstand, and turquoise lamp: Design and Detail; chaise: reupholstered by Gomez Upholstery
MOMMY EXECUTIVE CENTER: Chair: Bausman & Company; striped shade: custom by Nicky Berry at Fabricworks; light fixture: IKEA, IKEA.com
RETTA LERITZ’S APARTMENT: CLASSY QUIRKY, COOL
Something many of us can identify with, most of the items purchased for the Leritz home were found while perusing craigslist, strolling through antique malls, becoming a regular at resale shops, and frequenting estate sales. Please note that once home, Leritz reupholstered, repainted and rejiggered just about everything.
LIVING ROOM: Sofas: Craigslist, craigslist.com; owl lamps: Intaglia Home Collection, intagliahome.com; chairs: estate sale; white table and coffee table: Pier 1 Imports, multiple locations, pier1.com; stools: HomeGoods, muiltiple locations, homegoods.com; ottoman by library sofa: eBay, ebay.com; bar, Craigslist; Penelope: Big Bend Antique Gallery, 2337 Big Bend, 314-645-3130; white chest: Mers Goodwill, multiple locations, mersgoodwill.org; knobs: Anthropologie, 1155 Saint Louis Galleria, 314-727-7419, anthropolgie.com; compass lamp: Big Bend Antique Gallery.
KITCHEN: Table: Miriam Switching Post, 2171 S. Big Bend, 314-646-7737, miriamswitchingpost.org; mirror-tray occasional tables: Kmart, multiple locations, kmart.com; base of island: Big Bend Antiques; pendant lights: Home Depot, multiple locations, homedepot.com, sisal rug: Overstock.com.
PATIO: Fabric: Hip & Gable, 314-393-2131, hipandgable.com; furniture: JC Penney, multiple locations, jcpenney.com; elephant table: estate sale; small table: IKEA, ikea.com; rug: Target, multiple locations, target.com.
BEDROOM: Bed and nightstand: estate sale; pouf: Warson Woods Antique Gallery, 10091 Manchester, 314-909-0123, warsonwoodsantiques.com; lamp: HomeGoods; curtains: Williams-Sonoma Home, wshome.com; lamp: Warson Woods Antique Gallery; vanity and chair: estate sale; antlers: Big Bend Antiques; mirror with candle holders: estate sale; chevron rug: overstock.com.
OFFICE: Lamps: Home Depot; chairs: estate sale; white chairs and rug: Miriam Switching Post; table: IKEA.