Guests take in the view from the back of the house. "I am totally the put-your-money-where-your-mouth-is lady," says Bestor, who offset splurges with strategic purchases. Whereas some lighting fixtures were designed by her friend David Weeks, whose work can cost thousands at the Ralph Pucci showroom in the Pacific Design Center, a vintage bamboo globe pendant on the deck was $200 at Rewire in Los Angeles. Her kitchen breakfast bar? It's illuminated by $50 woven wicker lights from IKEA.
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