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Farewell Apartment.

May 21, 2010

Dear Apartment,

It’s time to say goodbye. You served us well through our first year of marriage & will always be remembered as our first home together. We loved the lofted bedroom, even though it was just a teensy bit weird when people slept over on our couch (for them & for us). We loved that you felt so big, even though you were only 900 SF. We loved that we got to fill you with all our fun registry items & personalize you with all sorts of handmade decorations… and our very favorite Anthropologie home decor. (Well, maybe I loved that part more than him.)

We loved that you were located in the perfect spot — right on the border of indie town, ghetto town, ritzy town, & Asia town. And we loved that we could walk to Vons, Trader Joe’s, Michael’s, and Target from where you were. Thanks for treating us so nice this year — we will miss you very much. (Except for the spiders… we won’t miss the spiders at all.)

You will always hold a special place in our hearts. Farewell, dear apartment.

love,
me

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. May 21, 2010 5:46 am

    This is such a sweet post! good luck with your move
    xoxo

  2. May 21, 2010 6:08 am

    Good luck with the move! Your apartment is adorable. I love the decorating. :)

  3. becky permalink
    May 21, 2010 6:47 am

    such a cute post!! :)

  4. xmlx permalink
    May 21, 2010 8:28 am

    now u can jazz up ur new home!!

  5. May 21, 2010 9:06 am

    Aw, I love the wall decoration behind your dining table! Can’t wait to see what you do to your new place :)

  6. May 21, 2010 11:40 am

    Aww..how sweet.

    i remember having to leave my first apt. it was very bittersweet. no mater how much better (or worse) your next place will be…that first place will always be remembered, due to the fact that you want to do everything to make it nice.

    goodluck with a new place!

  7. May 21, 2010 11:58 am

    Happy trails to you, mister apartment!

  8. May 21, 2010 4:19 pm

    #1 Adorable post.
    #2 Very Cute inviting place
    #3 EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE TO HAVE A POST JUST LIKE THIS when they move… (if they loved the place of course)

  9. May 21, 2010 6:17 pm

    aw, what a cute post!

  10. May 21, 2010 7:51 pm

    Big fan of those butterflies. I might just have to do something like that too for my room.

  11. May 22, 2010 6:31 am

    such a beautiful space you created! I know you will miss it….but the new house will be home in no time!

    can’t wait to see it all….you have such a beautiful eye!

    xoxo

  12. May 22, 2010 8:58 am

    I love, love, LOVE your apartment decorations-especially the “HONG” hanging from bows and the keys! Good luck with your move!

  13. May 22, 2010 1:32 pm

    Ohhh….what a sweet post! I still remember my first place..ahhh those were the days…Have a wonderful weekend and I adore your posts!
    Kisses and hope to see you soon my dear!

  14. May 23, 2010 3:31 am

    Enjoyed reading your post so much and it reminded me of our first apartment after our marriage…
    As in everything First, there is something magical in the first apartment together. Your looks adorable. Love the keys hangers so much!
    Good luck with the move and hope you’ll feel home soon!!

  15. May 24, 2010 8:01 am

    love this letter so much! what a perfect first for you two. it’s true, there is magic in your ‘starting out’ home.

  16. May 24, 2010 1:09 pm

    awwww…what a bittersweet time.

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