On the Move

My current apartment lease is up in a few weeks and I’ll be moving to my third apartment in New York. Time flies, doesn’t it?! It feels like just yesterday I was packing up my sh*t to move halfway across the country with no idea what was in store for me. Okay, I can’t keep going down this road or there will be tears…

Back to apartment stuff… The place that I will hopefully (cross your fingers!) be living in next month is absolutely gorgeous. Freshly renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, an exposed brick wall, a faux fireplace, wide-plank dark wood floors, an outdoor space… I mean, it’s perfect. I got goosebumps and almost started crying when I saw it. Love at first sight and I just had that feeling that it was the one! I promise I’ll finally do an apartment tour if when I get this place. 😉  Don’t get me wrong, it’s still a small studio in New York City. But it’s definitely one of the better ones I’ve seen!

I’ve had a major decorating itch ever since I decided that I was going to move after my lease was up. I was envisioning that I would move into the stereotypical NYC apartment… Light hardwood floors, white walls, etc. I had a vision of how I wanted to decorate my next place, but now that I’ve applied for a place that has way more character, I’ve had to shift things a bit. I was thinking all white, navy, and gold, with pops of pink, but that won’t really go with the red brick and dark brown floors. So instead, I’m now thinking neutrals are the way to go — shades of white, cream, and gold. And for some pops of print/color, most likely some tasteful leopard print!

This is the couch that I am probably going to get. Couldn’t get it to show up in the slideshow…

Update: I got the apartment!

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  1. 4.6.14
    Kari P said:

    Moving into a new place is always so much fun because it provides a blank slate for decorating! I recently purchased that West Elm pink tuck bedding after vein obsessed for weeks and I’m in love with it. My bedroom is very girly so I’m keeping my bed white with some pink accents. You won’t regret this set!

  2. 4.6.14
    Patricia said:

    Grab that sofa! the color, the shape, the nailheads. perfection

  3. 4.6.14
    Rachel said:

    The apartment sounds amazing! Can’t wait to see what you do with it.

    Suppose Anything Goes

  4. 4.6.14
    Bets said:

    The table lamp and gold lined shade are beautiful. Love the wall mirror too. You could always paint frame. There are some great metallic choices out there. It would also look great painted in white or cream.

  5. 4.6.14
    Meagan said:

    How exciting! Hope you get your new apartment! Can’t wait to see what you do with the space!

  6. 4.6.14
    Kristen said:

    The Moroccan Gold Pouf is to die for! I seriously need it to. Did you see the “Sealed with a Kiss” framer? It’s in my latest post and I’m loving it. It’s a little edgy but totally appropriate! xx


  7. 4.6.14

    I love the accent chairs & the couch- you have great style. Good luck with the move!


  8. 4.6.14
    Stacey said:

    Such beautiful pieces!! Good luck with the move, I cannot wait to see your new place!

    Five Minute Style 

  9. 4.6.14

    Enjoy decorating your new place! Can’t wait to see how it turns out.

  10. 4.7.14

    Fingers & toes crossed for you! So exciting.

    XOXO, Jenn
    The Stylish Housewife

  11. 4.7.14
    Sam said:

    Moving again! Where’s the new place? Can’t wait to see how you decorate!


  12. 4.7.14
    Agi said:

    Oh it must be so exciting!!!! I never had a chance to live on my own. I lived with my parents, then my dad and then I moved to another province and moved in with my boyfriend, now husband. So exciting, can’t wait to see pictures.



  13. 4.7.14
    Andrea said:

    Moving is always an exiting time for me…you get to redecorate and get rid of any clutter you accumulated! Can’t wait to see pics of the new place!



  14. 4.7.14
    Stephanie said:

    Definitely pick up that headboard! I bought the same one when I got my first apartment, and I have no complaints! Super easy to put together too! 🙂

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