Well everyone. It has been a wonderful two years at my last apartment, but on Monday I moved to a new place.
It was a hard decision, but when I thought I would be moving in with some friends and that fell through, I had to find something else that worked. So I looked at apartments to live by myself, but I didn’t think that I could afford it on how much I make a month.
So I turned to Craigslist where I found an ad for someone looking for another roommate. I would have my own room, but share a bathroom with one other roommate. And after meeting the girls and signing the lease, I moved all of my stuff in on Monday.
And here is what my new room looks like!
Okay, so that’s what my bed and wall looks like. I put my bed in the corner of the room because I wanted the most room to add my other furniture. My room is a lot smaller than my last room, so I had to really work to get everything to fit. One of those things, is all of the artwork that I have. So, mom told me that I needed to create a gallery wall.
Now, it’s not completely done, but here is what I have so far.
Yeah, so I still have a few things left to hang on my wall, like a chalkboard and two mirrors that fit in nicely with my other art. I might also buy a S to go with the L on the wall. Who knows?
On the other side of the room is where the rest of my furniture is. I have this dresser that is filled to the brim with stuff.
Doesn’t it look familiar? If not, I’ll leave a link at the end of the post for the original blog post about this dresser. But, I was finally able to use it and it fits all of the clothes. Hooray!
I also have my bookshelf that was brought over from the other apartment. And it is already filled with decor and books.
And yes, that is an unopened box of Cards Against Humanity on the bottom shelf. I just need to find some people who would want to play it with me… But yeah, I have I ever mentioned that I like Paris and the Eiffel Tower and pink? I think you can definitely tell just by looking at my room.
Finally for furniture, I have this TV stand that I had painted blue a few weeks ago when I still thought that I was moving in with my friends, not people on Craigslist. Well, mom surprised me by painting it black, adding pink and white knobs on the front, and decorative paper on the bottom of the drawer and inside the doors. Imagine my surprise when I saw that pull up to the new apartment instead of the blue one.
I also hung my bow board up behind my bedroom door because I am sharing a bathroom and there isn’t space in the bathroom to hang it. So, it is by my door so that way I can just grab a bow before I head out to work!
And finally the closet… Is it any bigger than the closet at my last apartment? The answer is yes. Not much, but yes it is bigger. I don’t have a walk in closet anymore, but I have a lot more hanging room and storage for my tee shirts and work clothes. So, I guess that I have a bigger closet?
So, yeah. That’s my new space. I really like it. It makes me really think before I buy something big because I have to think about where I am going to put it. Since I don’t have as large of a space like my last apartment, I have to be really careful. But, I like it a lot and I am very grateful for not having to climb so many stairs.
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