Make my flat a home, please

I didn’t realize this until now but I’m pretty lazy when it comes to designing/organizing a home. Here it is, 2 weeks after the bulk of our shipment arrived and most of the decorative pieces are stacked here and there, the bookcase is a mess, the last pile of my clothes are sitting on the sofa screaming to be put away and the walk-in closet still needs a lot of work. Oy. I like to do a lot of things myself: cook, clean, plan a wedding. But when it comes to making a house look cute and cozy I suck. I would love for people to walk into our flat and be taken away with how beautiful/chic/modern/cozy (pick one, I don’t know what I want it to look like) it is. If we could afford a designer I would hire one. I can’t see the big picture like a designer can. I can’t picture possible patterns, layouts, or missing pieces that complete a look. Nada. Maybe reading some design blogs to get some inspiration can help? Ugh, too much work. I’d prefer someone come over and tell me what to do. For free.

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This entry was published on 18/05/2010 at 7:58 AM. It’s filed under London and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

4 thoughts on “Make my flat a home, please

  1. Roberta on said:

    You love craigslist right? Why don’t you see if someone wants to help in exchange for your good referral. You might find an interior designer or a student designer or a home organizer just starting out that would love to have some experience to reference. =D

  2. mujerboricua on said:

    That is a great idea! I will have to see what I can find/do about that.

  3. Trish on said:

    If it’s not done by the time I visit I will do it for bread. No dough needed! šŸ™‚

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