Nesting DIY | Friday Obsessions

Now that we’ve moved into our new place, I am uber jazzed to start decorating, project-ing, and making this place a home.

Nesting, if you will. Yes, I realize that terms is usually applied to baby preparation, but we’re still at least a year and a half away from that.

Nesting DIY Inspiration

But there’s a challenge in the nesting here at our new place. Any projects have to be of a fairly temporary/portable nature, because we’re only going to be here for a year. That means no painting of walls, and working in a very limited space. I’ve been splashing about on Pinterest again (surprise, surprise) and finding some really fun home DIY projects to riff off of in the upcoming months.

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A Fresh Start

I wanted to get a post out really quickly this morning to apologize for my ghostliness on the blog over the last week.

Papa Bear and I just moved! New place, new start, and, unfortunately, a new round of illness. I guess I get myself entirely too worked up prior to big life events (remember the 104 degree fever leading up to my wedding?) and my immune system is just crippled or something. Either that, or it’s all the people that keep coming in for haircuts even though they’re sick.

I will never understand the human race.

New Apartment

But on to the new apartment!

Our new place is cute but small inside, and a little motel-ish outside, but the neighbors are all nice and there are lots of kids just about Baby Bear’s age that she started befriending on day one. Let me give you a little tour of the place (we have only had moving day and one day of unpacking, so forgive the disarray).

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Heaven House in Wicker Park | Daily Instagram

Heaven House in Wicker Park

Every day on the walk from the car to work I pass by the most incredible homes. This is one such home. DROOL.

Precious House | Daily Instagram

Precious House

Pretty gables, stained glass door, creeping ivy, big simple garden, copper eaves, a big overhanging tree, and a fountain. It’s like a freaking fairy tale.

Easy Room Decor | Scrapbook Paper Vignettes

Prettying up a room doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or put holes in the walls.

In fact, with a wee little sheet of scrapbook paper you can pretty up an area of a room in a hurry.

Scrapbook Paper Vignettes

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