Category Archives: My home

Repurpose

Today, I avoided a day of shopping by repurposing something I was going to get rid of. My plan for this windy Saturday was to drag myself out the door to shop for a mat to put by my bed. … Continue reading

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January declutter

I moved my bed out of my bedroom for a couple of days (because of some minor but messy repairs). As my sofa is pretty uncomfortable to sleep on, I just set my bed up in my living room. Having the bed, … Continue reading

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Feeling temporary

From 2002 to 2010 I moved 12 times. As of October 1st, 2015, I’ve been living in my current place for 5 years. And, yet, I still feel like I’m just a few months away from a move. Clearly, all … Continue reading

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The living room and dining area

As mentioned in a few previous posts, I’m working on fixing up my space to look less sparse and more cozy. The first room I tackled is the bedroom. Then, I tackled the living/dining space. This is how it used to … Continue reading

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The bedroom

As mentioned in a few previous posts, I’m working on fixing up my space to look less sparse and more cozy. The first room I tackled was the bedroom. I started with it because I thought it would be a quick fix and … Continue reading

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To move or not to move, revisited

The other day, I wrote about how I was feeling regret over renewing my lease this year (despite the fact that it made logical sense). Afterwards, I took to Pinterest and my decor journal (yes, I have a separate journal for … Continue reading

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To move or not to move

Every year, I have the same dilemma: should I move or stay? It’s a hard decision to make because I have to make it at a point in the year when I dislike my apartment the most. For about 4 … Continue reading

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Painted frame

One of my favourite decor projects is finding cheap frames and sprucing them up with a little paint. It hardly takes any time at all and it makes a huge difference. A couple of years ago, I painted a few … Continue reading

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Houseplants

I love plants! If I ever move, my biggest stress will be taking care of my green babies. I don’t have that many of them (8 at home + 2 at the office + a replaced-as-needed vase of green onions), … Continue reading

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Kitchen lighting

I’ve been meaning to mention this brilliance for a while: Ikea has plug-in lighting that you can use to light-up your kitchen counter. To many people, this isn’t a big deal, but I bet I caught the attention of at … Continue reading

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