I've been busy perusing the gorgeous interior design posts on Design Sponge and Apartment Therapy as of late, and it's inspired me to take new pictures of our place. We've lived in our apartment for over year, and had most of it in place on day one. I'm a big fan of getting things set up quickly (changing light fixtures, putting up pictures, etc) to make it feel as much like home as possible. Over the past year we've added several key pieces, like a new table and desk, and I've wanted to share our updates. You can see the old post here from when we first moved in.
My favorite part of our little home continues to be the natural light and tall ceilings. I still can't believe how different it is from our BASEMENT apartment in Capitol Hill. We now get all sorts of glorious light and sunshiny beauty streaming in. I'm also quite fond of our newly discovered roof top! We live on the top floor of our building and the ladder to the roof is right next to our front door. It's absolutely nothing fancy and is very much a dirty roof top, BUT you can practically see Central Park and it's a darling setting for a picnic. Which is precisely what we'll be doing tonight with a Mexican feast and these drinks!
Although there are many, many things I love about our apartment there are days where a part of me longs for a "real" house to decorate, a bigger kitchen, and maybe less stairs to walk up before getting home. But you know, the other part is quite content with this tiny piece of Manhattan we get to call home.