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Ornament and construction welcome guests “residence” to Santa Fe leases

From personalized-created steelwork to murals and hanging artwork, Santa Fe vacation homes give a peek into native society and artistry.

A space journey rental proprietor, Kris Lajeskie, makes use of ornament and design and magnificence to curate a cultural sensible expertise for her company and have a good time creative imaginative and prescient in Santa Fe.

La Casa Tua is a tranquil haven on the east facet of Santa Fe manufactured up of 4 rental “sanctuaries,” all renovated by operator Kris Lajeskie. An inside and cultural designer by commerce, Lajeskie sees her position as capturing the essence and soul of Santa Fe and passing it collectively to her firm.



 Fashionable Farmhouse 1 and Modern-day Farmhouse 2 on the La Casa Tua compound



“Essentially the most vital thought for me as a cultural designer is to be dependable and delicate to the setting and close by custom,” she states. “To construct a notion of put that readily informs all of your senses.”

Lajeskie’s residence was the second facet of a Spanish land grant, courting once more to 1745, and was Indigenous land previous to that. The sanctuary Los Santos, a historic two-bedroom dwelling, retains a way of historic previous with its major thick, curving adobe partitions, vigas and stone flooring. Within the dwelling location, woodtrimmed home windows are ornately painted greater than with Spanish scenes (artist and date unknown), and handcrafted tin sconces adorn the partitions. In holding with the subject of saints, Lajeskie commissioned Santa Fe artist Jessie Baca to color a mural of Our Woman of Guadalupe on an inside doorway.

A big supporter of artisans, each of these globally and regionally, Lajeskie has sourced native artists and craftsmen to function on her sanctuaries. As a remaining consequence, the areas are full of a number of private and handmade touches. A mural by Santa Fe artist Rebecca Kunz decorates the wall of the these days constructed Modern-day Farmhouse sanctuary. Within the residing space, framed images by Barbara Van Cleve hold near a Mexican sabino desk and a hand-painted pillow by a Zia pueblo artist. The bed room contains a weaving by grasp weaver Nelson Perez of Oaxaca that was discovered on the loom.

Lajeskie sees Santa Fe as a traditional place for mixing Spanish Colonial, Puebloan and Mexican artwork. “Santa Fe has been a melting pot for people from concerning the earth, like an artwork and buying and selling mecca — so it’s divulge heart’s contents to mixing and mixing a number of contexts, textures and ingenious narratives,” she states. “I all the time proceed to be appropriate to the place by I’m [in the world]. Nonetheless, nearly all of the items I’ve in each sanctuary helm from New Mexico and the Southwest.”

All of the sanctuaries are established up as switch-important attributes and have obtained an overwhelmingly optimistic response. Lajeskie operates with firm on length of proceed to be. She states, “I need the magic of the house to sink in and be savored in extra of a time time period.” Her objective is to develop a “tranquil, non-public atmosphere” for company to “immerse by themselves in Santa Fe.”

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