sneak peek: jesse and whitney chamberlin

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photographers jesse and whitney chamberlin, from our labor of love, share their sunny atlanta home with their three-year-old son, gracyn. both jesse and whitney love that their home provides the best of both worlds – a tree house-style oasis and the ease and convenience of a city location (only one mile from atlanta). this talented couple has spent the last three years creating a home that would suit their modern tastes, but be practical and comfortable for their young family. {thanks jesse, whit and gracyn}amy a

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The Chamberlin’s sleek modern kitchen is both stylish and practical for their busy lives.

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A budget-friendly credenza from IKEA is filled with the couple’s favorite records. The “See Mystery Lights” photo was an image Jesse took at the Thunderbird Hotel when visiting Marfa, Texas with a group of women photographers.

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The hanging light is from Design Within Reach and the plastic shelving is Lachisch’s Cubitec Shelving.

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The tipee is made by RoomMate, the design duo made up of Christine Schwarer and Anne Birgitte Balle. This is their hippie tippi play tent.

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Gracyn’s room is decorated with colorful accessories and a cut-out curtain from IKEA.

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A refurbished junkyard tub takes center stage in the bathroom with a tiered shower curtain from Anthropologie for a bit of feminine flair.

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The desk is actually made of the same material as the kitchen countertop.  When it was being installed in the kitchen for the the first time, they messed up with the color matching so instead of throwing in away we went to ikea, bought some cabinets for support and voila- a wrap around desk for two.

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An Ikea shelf covered with illustrations is filled with vintage cameras found on eBay.

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A pair of vintage rabbit statues from Olde Good Things keeps guard in the backyard.

  1. Kristyn says:

    Where are those dining chairs from? They’re lovely! (I’m going to go out on a limb and assume they’re vintage…but I still needed to ask)

  2. AHHH…yes- the “home of the unicorn” was a photo i won at the http://www.artpapers.org/ and the very talented artist behind the print is:
    http://mmars.myweb.uga.edu/index.html

  3. the dining room chairs are 1950’s vintage from a place that went out of business…
    http://www.yelp.com/biz/victory-vintage-home-decatur

  4. Katy says:

    Woah there Jesse! Victory Vintage did NOT go out of business…they did close their independent location on E. College and are now vendors at Kudzu Antique Market. They specialize in lamp repair and replacement shades, but they still have killer furniture and old maps in their booth.

  5. good to know, katy…i assumed because the shop is gone and the website doesn’t work :)

  6. Alicia says:

    i love the yellow bathtub and ruffle curtain! so cute and fun.

  7. Hayden says:

    Amazing! I’ve been looking at Our Labor of Love’s photos online, and this is the perfect peek behind the lens.
    Thanks!

  8. Will Chamberlin says:

    You’ve come a long way baby! Congrats.

  9. amy osaba says:

    whit and jess have been so inspiring to me and my business. i could not be more privileged to know these two talented, smart, down to earth people. they really are truly special. congrats on the post guys. your home is just lovely.

  10. Akosua Joiner says:

    Wow! It was so great to stumble upon this on my daily design sponge check! Whitney and Jesse did our wedding photography and did an AWESOME job! I am in love with the details!!! Now I need to be inspired to get off my butt and choose our pics!! LOL 2 yrs. later :)

  11. joy thigpen says:

    jesse and whitney’s home is every bit as hip and homey as they are. being in their home or in their presence is always both inspiring and peaceful. they challenge me to reach farther and be happy with where i am. its a great combo!

  12. Regina Baptista says:

    Simply L.O.V.E. What a truly inspirational home, am in awe. Of course, I wouldn’t have expected any less from this truly inspirational photography duo!

  13. jess says:

    What kind of hooks are those above the Lashische shelving? they look like tree limbs…?

  14. Marni says:

    What a bathtub! I love it all…you guys are amazing

  15. Martina says:

    I love this home. :)

  16. joanne says:

    Absolutely LOVE this house tour! One question, where did you get the Unicorn Print, I’m in love…
    :)

  17. maria says:

    i absolutel love the colors used in this home. it’s very creativeand inspiring…btw what is the name of the cradenza/record player drawer? i would love to see if it’s still available at Ikea;)

  18. Liz says:

    I am planning to turn our bath into a shower and love your set up. Where did you find the shower head/faucet/converter thingy???? Thanks!

  19. Susie says:

    Do you remember the name of the Ikea fold-down table? I can’t seem to locate it on their site. Thanks! Beautiful home!

  20. ruth minaki says:

    Can you pleeeeease give more information on the fold down table and giraffe photo …Is it one you took yourselves or one WE CAN All buy ;-)
    please post a repy……

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