Before & After: An Interior Designer Rescues a California Desert Cabin From Drab Finishes

Interior designer Natalie Myers fixes up a 1958 Yucca Valley cabin that had fallen prey to a house flipper’s uninspired renovation.

After spending a weekend camping in Yucca Valley just north of Palm Springs, California, interior designer Natalie Myers of Veneer Designs caught the "what if" bug and began researching local real estate listings. Homes in the High Desert, she found, were affordable compared to the Los Angeles market. "We couldn’t stop thinking about having our own little desert cabin with acreage as a vacation house," she says. 

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Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
Dwell Contributor
Jennifer Baum Lagdameo is a freelance design writer who has lived in Washington DC, Brooklyn, Tokyo, Manila, and is currently exploring the Pacific Northwest from her home base in Portland, Oregon.


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