As I try to redesign my new condo I can't seem to get away from making it look like a yard sale. I chat with myself and say let's streamline, self. Oh no, I need the this and that here and here. Matching anything is hard for me...I do have a set of dining room chairs that match and some side tables, but for the most part stuff is one off. Then I read this article. It opened up my eyes to comfort. To livability. To domesticity. It's not (for me) about the AD (Architectural Digest) feel. It's about living.
Yes, I have disposed of tons of junk through the years, but it has always swung back to a look for me. My look.
Making House: Notes on Domesticity