Cullen Meyer — New music video of his amazing retro wonderland apartment

Bonus content today! We made a music video of Cullen Meyer — “The Crown Prince of Kitsch’s” — fantastic Brooklyn apartment. Special Thanks to Christopher Considine for his original song, “Arts and Crafts”. <3 See the complete story about Cullen’s retro wonderland apartment here. Tip: Enlarge the YouTube video to see the photos of Cullen’s interiors like BaM PoW BIG!

And… do you love the music? I DO! The song is called Arts & Crafts, and it’s by an 18-yr-old singer songwriter — Chris Considine — who lives in my small town. The song is now available for sale online:

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  1. Andi says

    What a visual feast! Cullen’s apartment (which I well remember from when it was featured on RR before) is amazing and utterly fascinating. I am quite sure I could stare at those photos all day and see something “new” every couple of minutes! Love it.

    And Pam, LOVE the blue retro ensemble! It looks like it was tailor-made for you, and that shade of blue is definitely one of “your” colors. Beautiful!

    Great video, all the way around.
    NOW, I’m off to look at Cullen’s ties!

  2. Steve says

    Well, I appreciate the enthusiasm for the ephemera of midcentury kitsch and the commitment to an idiosyncratic aesthetic. It’s not my cup of tea, but I’m guessing Cullen only serves Red Bull. :)

  3. tammyCA says

    Fun! I’d feel quite comfortable at Cullen’s apt. I’m not a minimalist and I love color and whimsy. Everything is so well grouped & organized (I need help badly in that dept.)…the framed door knobs are really cool.
    The music was neat, too…I wanna have a Retro craftin’ party!
    Pam, your vintage outfit is awesome and you look great in it…love the V pockets detail.
    (every time you mention be safe in renovating I get nervous & think about the time I once chipped off old layers of paint in a bathroom that may or may not have been lead-based…this was in the ’90s, and guess I didn’t know better or there weren’t warnings on t.v. …but, I was obsessed with removing the beige color and then I painted it something wild that looked like a nuclear watermelon exploded…it packed a big punch…don’t know what I was thinking…hope I’m not toxic or whatever lead does.
    Just the other day I saw in one of my 1950s magazine ads they were extolling the virtues of LEAD paints…almost like “it’s good for you and your family!”)

  4. Robert says

    In the introduction Pam is in front of the wide stove. I wanted one in my previous house but I wanted the burners to be on the right side versus the left so I could place it perpendicular to my counter thus expanding workable counter space. I have NEVER EVER seen a wide stove like that with the burners on the right side. Does anyone know why they did not seem to make models with the burners on the right side?

  5. AmyEbbertHill says

    Cullen has a very comprehensive collection. It’s a little busy for my taste. I enjoyed looking at all of that stuff, but I’m sure glad I don’t have to dust all of it.
    I have a 15 minute rule about dusting. If it takes me longer than that to lightly run a feather duster over my knick-knacks, furniture, etc, then it’s time to edit my possessions.
    I think I thought that the first time his place was featured.
    All decorating trends come & go. Country used to be the big thing. Wonder what’s next after retro kitsch.

  6. Mandy Barlow says

    That apartment is incredible! I’m wiping tears from my eyes and still fighting to breathe. Thank you for sharing that. I don’t like dusting either but if I had the ability to pull something like that together for my own home, I’d be happy to lick my furniture daily.

  7. Janet in CT says

    I was absolutely thrilled to see Cullen’s wonderful collection – I missed it the first time around! I was stunned to see the white vanity in the pink bathroom; I have the same one in my bathroom and never appreciated it as much as I do now! The poodle prints in that bathroom are to die for! I will be looking at these photos forever because every time I look, I see something new! Also flabbergasted by all the HUGE lamps which totally work here but usually wouldn’t in most places! And the DRAPES on the sides of the bullfighter print are just wonderful! I can’t have enough exclamation points to express how I feel but Mandy’s post of tears in her eyes is pretty close to how I feel too. So great to know there are serious collectors out there.

  8. says

    Thanks for the eye porn- SO much to look at!! I think I would die living that cluttered, but that’s NYC living I guess. Love it, thanks for the second look!

  9. Melanie says

    Thanks for featuring this apartment again. HIs coolections are just AMAZING. I could not live with that much “stuff” around me, but the photos a so much fun to look at!

    Oh, and the blue outfit is beautiful! What a find!

  10. Dulcie says

    Pictures from Cullen’s apartment look like a real life Eye-Spy book. There’s so much there I don’t think I’d ever notice it all. I’m a minimalist and keep very little, though I LOVE LOVE LOVE looking at other people’s collections. I”m so glad there are people like Cullen out there so I can enjoy their collections without having the anxiety of actually having all that stuff in my own house. Thanks for sharing!

    ps, I love the dress

  11. Amy in Sacramento, CA says

    Thanks for featuring Cullen’s apartment again — what a feast for the eyes! I absolutely LOVE what he has put together.

  12. Diane in CO says

    It’s been mentioned several times but I just have to say, Pam, you look sensational in that blue 2-piece dress. Very swanky. Good find!

    It was fun to revisit Cullen’s apartment.

  13. says

    I love love love all of Cullen’s lamps. And the wall of ballerinas is a visual feast. (gorge?) Fabulous. Great photos, great outfit and the style gizmo is super cool in Cullen’s dressing room. Oh the furniture…I can feel the imprint of the nap on my thighs. What a great tour. Thanks RR TV! xo S

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