Decorating with the Downs: Making an apartment feel like home

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Three moves in one year, but this is the first chance we've had to actually decorate. In North Carolina, we sublet from a grad student who had already filled the apartment with all of her stuff—a collection of mismatched furniture, obscure wall hangings, and other interesting features (including a LOT of rubber ducks). In Tennessee, we … Continue reading Decorating with the Downs: Making an apartment feel like home

Home sweet home: our first apartment

The hardwood and tile floors chill my feet in the morning. There's essentially no storage space, except what we can jam into the laundry closet and under the bed. And we have an opera singer for a neighbor! Alec and I finally arrived home in Durham a few days ago. We managed to settle in … Continue reading Home sweet home: our first apartment