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Jessica's Intimate Home

Name:

Jessica

Location:

San Francisco, California

Division:

Little

Square Feet:

667

What I Love About My Home


I love that my apartment feels intimate. When I moved in I could only really bring my favorite things, there wasn't room for everything. So now no matter where I look I see something special to me. A glass bowl from a trip to Venice or a photo of my favorite people. I love that I can walk to anything, our neighborhood is what we were drawn to first. And the fireplace and my large closet sealed the deal.

Biggest Challenge in Furnishing My Home


Merging our things and paring down. He wanted to bring things that were comfortable but not necessarily great looking. So we compromised and splurged on having a chair and sofa reupholstered. If we aren't going to have a lot of things, the things we do have should be nice. I also brought a large area rug which I had cut down and surged to fit the new space.

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I really like your working space - all those butterflies...

posted by brightred on April 25, 2011 at 10:40am
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HA- the pink flamingo in the plant is awesome.
Your space is very pretty :)

posted by pheebs79 on April 25, 2011 at 10:51am
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Pretty sure rugs get 'serged' rather than 'surged'. Not picking on Jessica; it's up to the copy editor to catch this stuff.

posted by pz on April 25, 2011 at 12:51pm
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Mmmh, those amazing chairs next to the window!

posted by Ofelia on April 25, 2011 at 7:55pm
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Aaaaaaah... Your place is like a breath of fresh air and actually looks a lot like my apartment, but I was surprised to read you share it with a "he" as there is a decidedly feminine air. He is very sweet to let you get away with the flowered bed linens!

posted by cvgmiami on April 25, 2011 at 8:10pm
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Normally too feminine for my tastes...but the "beautiful nature" themes throughout saved it in my eyes!

posted by Shadlyn on April 25, 2011 at 9:35pm
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So lovely. Great job.

posted by JasmineIsDomestic on April 25, 2011 at 10:10pm
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Wow, it's so beautiful! All of the rooms look wonderful to live in, but the bedroom in particular is just so comfortable and bright without smacking you in the face with it. A real inspiration!

posted by Warrior Two on April 25, 2011 at 10:40pm
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I really love your bedroom. It's so light and airy, and looks serene and comfortable.

posted by Florida Joyce on April 25, 2011 at 10:55pm
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You have hung your artwork beautifully!

posted by linsinto on April 26, 2011 at 12:14am
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Adore that flamingo. You have my vote.

posted by ShannonTaylor on April 26, 2011 at 6:31am
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That clear chair at the desk is amazing! I'm also surprised you share with a 'he', I'm trying to man-ify my own space to share with one.

posted by Lunchy on April 26, 2011 at 7:33am
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Beautiful apartment. Please share that wonderful cream paint color.

posted by Jarrett29 on April 26, 2011 at 11:56am
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This apartment makes me happy.

posted by rexrayfan on April 26, 2011 at 5:04pm
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it is very girlie but in a a very mellow way and that's cool. it's the house of a charmingly quirky lady who solves crimes in her spare time. :) very nice job.

posted by conejitoasesino on April 27, 2011 at 5:02am
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I Adore every detail~

posted by HollyHolla on April 27, 2011 at 7:52am
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It looks like you surround yourself with the things you love. Warm, cozy, clean, and beautiful.

posted by reneegma on April 27, 2011 at 11:30pm
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Beautiful job. Your apartment has this feminine vibe that I'm looking to do in my bedroom, so I've found this to be good inspiration. Your bedspread is lovely. :)

posted by Jessica Jeanne on April 28, 2011 at 1:18pm
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