Once I was little, I liked watching I Dream of Jeannie. My favourite half was when she would go inside her bottle as a result of it was her personal little world — no matter was taking place on the surface had nothing to do with what was occurring inside. So after I moved into my Greenwich Village condo in 2008, that was precisely the vibe I used to be going for. It has turn into my favourite place on the earth, arms down.
I’m surrounded by all the pieces that makes me blissful. And all the pieces has a narrative behind it. It’s a one-bedroom condo, so it’s not very massive, nevertheless it will get nice mild within the afternoon and all the time smells like contemporary flowers. I share it with my rabbit, Tina, so I additionally consider my home as a hutch as a result of he’s free-roaming and likes to chew up the good sheets and bedspreads I purchase.
I’m not a decorator, however I do know what I like, and I discover the suitable folks to assist me carry it to life. There are such a lot of issues I really like in my place — my printed wallpaper, my John Derian sofa with patches throughout it, the art work by my household and buddies. I grew up in a home the place in case you preferred one thing, you threw it on the wall and stared at it ceaselessly. I even have some particular issues from my childhood in right here, like a mouse pin with googly eyes that my Brownie chief gave me in second grade.
Every time buddies come over for the primary time, they are saying, “Amy, you have got lots of stuff!” However I identical to to say it’s eclectic. I in all probability spend essentially the most time in my craft room, which I name the newborn’s room so no person will go in there. These days I’ve been making little covers for lighters with cute gingham paper, however through the quarantine it has been just a little onerous to concentrate on crafts. Largely I’ve simply been enthusiastic about how fortunate I’m to have a house that makes me really feel so secure and comfortable.
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