In the city of Long Beach, Calif., sits an abundance of historic Cliff May Ranch-style homes. These postwar bungalows have become popular again in recent years and are cherished by local homeowners. When one comes on the market, it’s snapped up in a heartbeat.
Rochelle Kramer working in the study.
Recently, Rochelle and Doug Kramer, local Long Beach, Calif. real estate agents and Mid-century Modern experts, purchased one of these Cliff May properties and transformed it into a modern jewel. With paint products and colors by Dunn-Edwards, here’s a look at the transformation:
Exteriors After. Body: DE6228 PLAY ON GRAY. Trim: DE6371 BLACKJACK. Front Door: custom mix of DE5767 STAR CITY with 1 oz. black
LIVING ROOM and ENTRY BEFORE
LIVING ROOM and ENTRY AFTER
Walls: DEW340 WHISPER. Fireplace: DET626 METAL FRINGE. Front Door: custom mix of DE5767 STAR CITY with 1 oz black. Beam: DE6371 BLACKJACK.KITCHEN and BREAKFAST NOOK BEFORE
KITCHEN AND BREAKFAST NOOK AFTER
Kitchen Walls:DEW340 WHISPER. Kitchen Cabinets: DEC787 MYTHICAL BLUE
DINING ROOM BEFORE
DINING ROOM AFTER
Dining Room Walls: DEW340 WHISPER. beam: DE6371 BLACKJACK
BEDROOMS and BATHS BEFORE
BEDROOMS and BATHS AFTER
Walls: DEW340 WHISPER. Beam: DE6371 BLACKJACK
All "After" Images by and with courtesy of Bethany Nauert Photography