A few years ago, tired of throwing money away on rent, I bought my own place. I was a twenty-something single girl at the time, but I decided that I didn’t need or want to wait for a man to have a mortgage (let me hear you, Beyoncé). It was the best decision I’ve ever made.
I love having my own home to do with what I please. A place where I can host friends and family comfortably. I’m so glad I gave myself the experience of living alone. It’s something I think everyone should do, at least once in their life.
When Margaux asked us to share our personal favorite spaces, I considered a few different areas within my home, but I finally settled on my guest room/office. It might seem funny that my favorite room is the one that typically gets used least often. I’ll tell you the truth: A big reason for that is it’s simply the project I finished most recently, so we’re still in the honeymoon phase. But honestly, since I gave this room a makeover, I find myself spending more time in here—and not just when I’m working.Full Story