Apartment Love {Personal}

"But I know of a spot in my house
where no one can stand in my way.
In my own little corner in my own little chair
I can be whatever I want to be."
cinderella | my own little corner
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Dear Apartment,
 Thank you for letting me learn how to take care of a house on you -
being my guinea pig, I suppose.
I love learning how to do this.
And I love all the views.
Gosh, the views.
And the people-watching.  It's fabulous.
Oh, and the smells.  
I love when all the restaurants kick-up and get their grills going.
SMELLS SO YUM.
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Thank you for becoming home to me!
I never had a teddy-bear or a pacifier or item I loved,
but you have kinda become my "adult" baby-blanket.
I love being here,
I love having people over here,
I love decorating here,
I love paying the bills here,
I love sleeping here,
I love waking up here,
I love reading here,
I love laughing here,
and mostly just being here.

I have so many memories of families that have come over,
little kids that have run wild,
my basketball team for pizza-parties,
my parents coming to visit,
caregroup each week,
sleepovers with friends,
meeting new people,
staying up way too late,
laughing way too hard,
being dumb and crazy and "little" with friends.
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You're the best apartment ever,
and for the rest of my life I'll remember this place as "my first on my own."
Such a sweet memory that I dearly treasure,

Much Love,
Your noisy, pink-loving, fire-alarm-setting-off-ing, renter Kristen

Comments

  1. You are a great decorator, friend. :) And what a view! I want to come visit you and your cozy apartment!

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  2. oh, dang, i'd LOVE a visit from you!

    haha and thanks... trying to learn how to do this!

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  3. I adore your apartment. Seriously. And your view is so gorgeous! I'm dying over here.

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  4. This is so. SWEET! Your place is fab! The view, the decor... yum! :)

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  5. It's SO ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!! I think having my own appartment would be cool when I get older. And yours looks PERFECT. The town outside is way too cute. :) I love your white couch!

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  6. Love your apartment!!!! It's so cute!!!!

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  7. om em gee, inanimate object love!! such a fan!! ;D

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  8. Oh my goodness! I ADORE the zebra rug!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Emily

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  9. wow your apartment is beautiful! and I LOVE all the windows... very nice =)

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  10. Wow, your apartment looks very classy, Kristen. :)

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  11. Too cute!!! The area your apartment is at is really nice - I like driving around there. :)

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  12. Your apartment is SO cute!!!

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  13. Thanks everyone! I so wish I had the money to do what I *really* want in here. I feel like it has the potential to be so super cool but baby steps, I guess ;)

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