A Room of One's Own Pt. II - Walls

Wednesday, December 05, 2012



Welcome to Part II! 

This post is about what I put on my walls, and how I keep them interesting. The one drawback of moving into this apartment was that we weren't allowed to paint it - which sucked because white walls have always driven me nuts. Policy has changed and we're now allowed to paint, but until I find the right colors, the interest on the walls has to be created with whatever I have around.


All these postcards/pictures/photos have strong memories. I have cards from my sisters and parents, some as old as from 1997. I have photos taken by my awesome older sister (check out her stuff here, she's amazing). I have postcards from my friends from all over the world. I have vintage cards and pictures found in thrift stores all over the country. It's a jumble and there's no rhyme or reason to what gets up here - it's a mix of pretty things that I love, or things that remind me of those I love.


Thrifted candle sconces, framed Paris photo from Urban Outfitters, gold frame from my sister Michelle with a photo of my roommates and I from my 23rd birthday, a spiky plastic...thing...made at my store last year, a thrifted painting.


I have a wall of records behind my bed, that act as an extended headboard. All of them were thrifted, in various cities - Ann Arbor, Chicago, New York, Seattle. 



Huge flowers made of paper mache, wire, and paint. I am not artistically gifted at ALL - these were made by our display coordinator and we all got to take them home when we were done using them. They're in my living room above my black couch. 


Cheers!

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