L.A. cottage remade as a Wonderland of color
Owners with a knack for fearless collecting and colorizing take their tiny 1923 L.A. house on an ultra-quirky adventure in design and decorating.
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With lavender in glorious bloom, the Franklin Hills house of Jamie Schwentker, an architect who specializes in landscapes (Schwentker Watts Design), and Franco Giacomo Carbone, a film production designer, features mango-hued shingles with moss- and celery-colored accents. "I call it Late Wicked Witch," Schwentker said, "which is partly a nod to the whole movie thing and partly because it looks like a fairy-tale house. Like 'Alice in Wonderland.'"