Saturday, July 05, 2008

Over the top?

I've cleaned up the reorganized bedroom (mostly by piling things up in the cleaned-up dining room). I strung up my chili pepper lights, but I'm worried it might be a bit over the top. Let me know what you think.

Here you can see that the mirror has been hung up, along with the paper lantern and chili pepper lights. The stereo cabinet has been moved to where the bookcase used to be.

Here you can see the new desk. The wood bookcase that used to be against the wall has been moved to my office. The bookcase that used to be in the corner (where the stereo cabinet is) is now just at the entrance to the room.

Here's a full-on shot of my new desk:

Finally, here's a shot of the chili pepper lights with the blinds closed:

Friday, July 04, 2008


I've made some changes to my apartment, starting with the living and dining room. I've moved out one of the book cases to my office and put the stereo cabinet in the bedroom. I've also rearranged the paintings and the lamps. I still need to get two of the pictures in the room framed to hang on the wall (the long one will go between the china hutches, the blue one will go opposite the dining table).

Here's the revised living room (with the modified west wall):

A close up of the dining room table and chairs (with painting still to be framed in background):

Another shot of the revised dining room (note movement of liquor cabinet and microwave and addition of spice rack):

You can see here how I've moved out the book case and replaced it with the liquor cabinet and have also changed the paintings (you can compare the original arrangement by scrolling down):

The major change here is the reversal of the lamps and the movement of the painting:

One last view, this time from the balcony facing towards the dining room and kitchen:

Saturday, June 28, 2008

My New Home

Help me decorate my new apartment. Please send me your comments and suggestions.

Here's what you see after you come through the front door and foyer: You're looking at the length of my dining/living room. There's a small fireplace in the far corner opposite.

Here's a shot of the wall of one side of the living room/dining room. I'm concerned about the "choppy" look of all the small pieces (which include a book case, the tv, a stereo cabinet, a china hutch, a small liquor cabinet, and another hutch with a microwave on top -- I'm strongly thinking of putting the spice rack above that one).

Here's a view of my small kitchen.

Here's a shot of the living room (with the entry foyer in the background). It's hard to get a shot of the sofa, love seat, and chair in the same photo.

Another shot of the living room, with most of the furniture (there's a small balcony in the background).

Here's the tv and fireplace.

Another shot of the dining room (with kitchen in the background). I'm thinking of putting the spice rack over the hutch next to the fridge.

From the dining room/living room there is a corridor leading first to the bathroom and then to the bedroom.

I need to buy a new desk (the folding table is just temporary) for my bedroom.

I'm thinking of hanging a paper lantern over the the bookcase in the corner to the right of the bed.

You can see the lantern on the right corner of the dresser. I will hang my large mirror over the dresser.

One final shot of the bedroom, looking back towards the desk and the entrance.