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18 October 2009 @ 04:17 pm
First Apartment  
This is my two bedroom apartment in St. John's, Newfoundland. The complex was built in the 1950s so my spot is pretty old. I've lived here about a year and a half and after finally redoing my room a few months ago it finally feels like home. I'm a poor student and I decorated on a pretty much non-existent budget. Everything is freecycled, thrifted, handed down, or made. My style is kitsch and retro while still attempting to be streamline. My favorite style-era of all time is mid-century modern. I love antiquing. When I grow up I want a really really old house.














































ALSO! My futon will be replaced with this in a few days, it belonged to a friend who just got a new leather couch, they're giving it to me for a case of beer :)


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stephhtonstephhton on October 18th, 2009 11:11 pm (UTC)
that couch is AMAZING! i'm so jealous! tell your friends i'll give them two cases of beer for it. heh.
Jendisgruntal_goat on October 19th, 2009 03:52 am (UTC)
Great trade! I think that the couch is worth more then a case of beer. :)
dahliablue: music - record playerdahliablue on October 19th, 2009 05:09 am (UTC)
I love the records on your wall. What did you use to hold them up?
stellaonlinestellaonline on October 19th, 2009 01:31 pm (UTC)
This is incredible!!!

The birds on wire pic above your bed - where did you get this???

It's AMAZING!!!!
Moriahmoriah on October 20th, 2009 06:32 pm (UTC)
i got a friend to paint it :), cost me 10$ plus the price of the canvas
Holly: angel houseophelialaughs on October 19th, 2009 07:13 pm (UTC)
I thought your kitchen was the best until I saw the bedroom. Now I can't decide. I like the spotlessly tidy and understated kitchen...but I love the rich yet not eye-daggery colors in the bedroom. And the living room is wonderful also. I wonder how you ever decide what room to sit in? LOL

Edited to add: The pristine white laptop right next to the old black rotary phone is simply amazing.

Edited at 2009-10-19 07:15 pm (UTC)
airkitten on October 19th, 2009 10:10 pm (UTC)
I love it! I'm still trying to work on a vibe for my apartment and you gave me a ton of ideas to try and modify to my taste. I like danish modern, and it seems hard to do without my apartment looking like ikea threw up all over it! (I want the more retro fifties danish modern, not premade ikea stuff!)
robophobia.iamstillyourfag on October 20th, 2009 02:11 pm (UTC)
ahhh!!! you met wilco??
miss sprinklebunny valentine: snow white likes snowhoneyspider on January 12th, 2010 05:06 pm (UTC)
whoa!
Where'd ya get that Snow White poster that matches my icon? I've had this as an icon for over a year and I've always wanted to know who it was by!
seestarscollideseestarscollide on April 21st, 2010 03:59 am (UTC)
So jealous of the Wilco poster..! Love the whole place.