Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice
Jon and I are huge fans of the movie Beetlejuice. So much so that our wedding was heavily themed after the movie (will have to make a post about it in the future)! So when we were looking around for homes one thing that was always in the back of our mind was what was the home's "Beetlejuiciness" (aside from the usual things like views, neighborhood, whether it is haunted… you know, the usual things).
When we found the Fairmount house, we were really excited by the potential the exterior of the home had for some Beetlejuice inspired renovations. The home's simple geometric exterior meshed well with the movie house, right down to the siding and metal clad roof. One big potential difference we may need to make, though, is the house color… we probably will end up painting it a dark gray color instead of the bright white from the movie.
In particular, the iconic balcony wall seems like it could be reproduced off of the Fairmount house's front facing bacony. Maybe even with the yellow horizontal support beam.
The floating wall from the movie house is our favorite feature of the home, and we are looking forward to hopefully being able to recreate it. While very much so a visual feature, it may prove to be quite functional as well since that balcony is actually located off of the master bedroom, so it may add some privacy from the street as well as from other neighbors located further up the mountain.
Jon and I are very excited to bring out the inner Beetlejuice in our house. Now if you'll please excuse me, I'm off to scour the web for a fabulous pair of lookalike wicker rattan chairs to use in the summertime, dressed in black!