How This Cannabis Entrepreneur Completed Her Own DIY Home Renovation | Architectural Digest

A property renovation is challenging no matter what, but Charlotte Hanna—a cannabis entrepreneur primarily based in New York—figured it out like a professional. She might be a resident Brooklynite, but she spends a great deal of time in Good Barrington, Massachusetts, a quiet city in the coronary heart of the Berkshires. Despite the fact that a good deal of New Yorkers load up their SUVs and head for the rural mountain towns in the sprawling New England area for trip applications, Hanna goes to get the job done. The wife and mother of two is also the founder and CEO of Rebelle, a model that Hanna describes as “cannabis with a function.”

That so-termed intent is abundantly clear upon peeking into her retail boutique on Barrington’s Key Road. Inside of her shop—which Hanna opened in 2019—she marries two things seemingly not meant to be together: A minimalist but warm aesthetic that beckons a luxurious retail practical experience and hashish items. Creating attractive spaces feels organic to her, specifically when it arrives to her Prospect Park–adjacent brownstone in Brooklyn, New York.

Rebelle is situated in just an old home in Good Barrington, Massachusetts. 

Photo: Charlotte Hanna

The arranging commenced nicely ahead of Hanna even moved into her historic residence. She needed to discover the excellent residence to unleash her creativeness. “I have been on the lookout at this community for several years because the background is so rich and fairly interesting. Every dwelling is solitary-loved ones with a driveway and a garage, and no two of them are alike,” she points out. “This neighborhood was in fact the initially home owners affiliation in the nation, which seems ridiculous for Brooklyn,” Hanna states.

Right after several years of hunting about, she and her family members last but not least landed on a four-bed room home unfold throughout 4,000 sq. feet that wanted a ton of tender adore and care. “I experienced a fastened budget, so I realized that a good deal of the perform would have to be Do-it-yourself,” Hanna says. Like any dwelling crafted at the turn of the century—in 1899, to be specific—there were very a couple of primary information, which include the flooring, that Hanna required to salvage and restore. Nonetheless, just as quite a few features essential to go. Thankfully, she realized what she was accomplishing.