The Best Thing About a New Home

One thing I’ve been looking forward to since childhood is having a home of my own to decorate.  In high school, my mom and I would watch Trading Spaces together everyday after school.  My parents had just bought a new house and I really enjoyed helping my mom revamp the dated ranch into a cozy home that reflects my family’s style. And now that Jason and I have moved into a new condo, I finally have the chance to create a home that is truly and uniquely ours.   I’m slightly limited because we’ve chosen to rent rather than buy for the time being, but that won’t stand between me and a place that feels like home.

We have yet to see how the furniture we have looks in our new condo, but many of our pieces are versatile and I look forward to using my creativity to make the most out of each and every square foot. Additionally, I’ve set a goal for myself.  I want this home to be less contemporary and more eclectic than our last one.

Here are some rooms I’ve saved on Pinterest for inspiration.

I’ll post pictures when I’m done!

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4 Responses to The Best Thing About a New Home

  1. misty says:

    can’t wait to see what your style looks like!

  2. Janessa says:

    I LOVE decorating! Trading Spaces was one of the best shows. I used to never change the channel from HGTV. The only problem I have come across from trying to decorate in a rented space is making it look good without painting the walls. A little color on the walls immediately changes the whole room. Eclectic will look amazing in your new place. For some more ideas, you can go to Rate My Space on hgtv.com & search for NYC apartment. A lot of New Yorkers have eclectic designs. Make sure to take before and after pics!

  3. Donna Pugliese says:

    I think your Trading Spaces shirt, autographed by Genevieve Gorder, is still around here somewhere!

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