Best Dressing Rooms: Love this changing room in Kelly Golightly's home #VillaGolightly.

Sometimes it’s the smallest rooms where you can have the most fun (as exhibited here) and in the case of our Trina Turk-inspired Changing Room, that was precisely the case. Take a look at how Kristen Turner of Miss Kris Creative transformed our closet of shame into a sunny, glamorous spot for guests to change into their swimsuits before hitting the pool!

Greek key yellow wallpaper in #villagolightly.

This small 6 ft x 6 ft space was once our closet of shame. It’s off of the Glamily Room and directly across from the Pool Bath. It had old brown carpet, white walls and one hanging rack for clothing. We didn’t initially plan on giving it a makeover, so it was filled to the brim with boxes and was basically being used as makeshift storage.

A yellow changing room inspired by Trina Turk's dressing room. #villagolightly

But as The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House inched closer to making its debut, and we knew we would be hosting a Trina Turk + Mr. Turk fashion show in our backyard (as one does), this room was screaming for a makeover.

Best Small Space Design: Kelly Golightly's changing room designed by Kristen Turner of Miss Kris. #villagolightly

Luckily, I knew just the person to call — creative director and DIY queen Kristen Turner of Miss Kris Creative.

Trina Turk Dressing Room: See how we channeled the Trina Turk Palm Springs dressing room into a yellow changing room at #villagolightly.

The inspiration for the room? The Trina Turk Palm Springs dressing rooms. I’ve always loved the bright yellow wallpaper and how it feels like you’re stepping into sunshine.

Love this yellow wallpaper! A yellow changing room inspired by Trina Turk's dressing room. #villagolightly #trinaturk

So, Kristen channeled that spirit and selected this amazing graphic yellow wallpaper.

The Blush Label wallpaper in #VillaGolightly.

It was perfect! She also fashioned these DIY lucite hooks for a jewel box touch (DIYS here).

Love this California pillow by Jonathan Adler and Trina Turk in Kelly Golightly's changing room at her house #villagolightly.

In addition to a simple modern white mirror (not pictured), she added a navy velvet bench as the perfect perch to slip out of your shoes and into your swimsuit.

A yellow changing room inspired by Trina Turk's dressing room. #villagolightly

A few statement pillows, Stanton carpet, a fabulous lighting fixture, and a framed print by Kim Genevieve of me with Dolly (Kim’s sweet fur baby) and the room went from utter despair to utterly delightful!

Do you love it too? I hope this might inspire you to rethink a neglected space in your home and imagine the possibilities. Thank you Kristen for this sunny space and for making a room with no natural lighting one of of the brightest most cheerful rooms in the house!

Room Design: Kristen Turner of Miss Kris Creative

Trina Turk dressing room photo: Angie Silvy | All other photos: Molly Co Photo


Wallpaper: Aztec in marigold by The Blush Label | Carpet: York in Mist from the Bristol Collection from Stanton | Lighting: similar Lamps Plus here + here  | Art: “Kelly and Dolly” photography print by Kim Genevieve | Bench: similar | Pillows: similar Jonathan Adler + Trina Turk here + here + below) | Swimsuits: Trina Turk



 our entryway designed by kate spade

our millennial pink guest suite designed by Sarah Sherman Samuel

our dream white kitchen designed by Kelli Ellis

my dream closet/loffice designed by Natasha Minasian

our dining room designed by Christopher Kennedy

our colorful family room designed by me

our kid-friendly guest room designed by Joy Cho

my soaking room designed by Dee Murphy

our lemonade-themed pool bath by Salvador Camarena

We have about 10 more spaces to share — so stay tuned!


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