30 October 2018

Michelle Adams's Ann Arbor Home

Isn't it funny how invested we become in the lives of the people we follow on Instagram? Over the weekend, I was legitimately sad to find out that Michelle Adams, founder and editor of The Maryn, has sold her darling house. She's moved on to a new project, renovating a mid-century modern, but I will selfishly miss seeing photos of this one on my feed.

This home is one of my biggest house crushes, which is no wonder when you consider that its owner is the co-founder of Lonny.com and former Editor-in-Chief of Domino Magazine, two of my all-time favorite sources for design inspiration. After spending most of her 20s living in a tiny Manhattan apartment, Michelle decided a few years ago to leave behind city life to be closer to family. She purchased a Georgian-style fixer-upper just a few miles away from her parents' home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with a vision to transform it to fit her dream lifestyle. She describes the vibe of the house as "a mix of European antiques with a sort of California bohemian look." The combination of antique furniture, global textiles, modern light fixtures, and crisp white upholstery is right up my alley. I also feel like it's a look that's so approachable for younger people designing their homes on a budget, much like myself.

When I realized I'd never shared this home on the blog, I couldn't resist commemorating it here with this collection of gorgeous images. Each room is so artfully layered that I could come back and study these photos again and again. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have!