Category Archives: My home

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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Lights

It’s winter. And, while the days are getting longer, it still feels dark and gross at times, because we’re in the middle of the worst stretch of winter (cold, gloomy, gross, etc.). Every year, I tell myself that I need … Continue reading

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