Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Master Bedroom Change pt. 2

*Warning. The first paragraph is a rant about our current situation. Feel free to skip to the next section.*

****Okay, two weeks later... I know I keep saying I'm going to get back into the swing of things. I promise I'm trying. But to be honest, I feel like everything I'm doing with this apartment is pointless. You see, once our lease is up next summer we're moving. There are several reasons for this decision. The main one being money. We signed our lease during a promotion that gave us $64 off each month. With Jordan being the only one working, that $64 off was just the break we needed to get into the 3 bedroom. Having lived here for 12 weeks or so now, we realize that though we got a deal, the apartment, and complex is not worth the discounted price we're paying now. At the end of our lease we will not continue to get the discounted price, and then it really won't be worth it. When it's all said and done, for a bit more money we can get into a house. Secondly, our neighbors. More specifically, our upstairs neighbors. Both apartments. They are terrible, rude, loud, mean people. Both apartments. The one directly above us is the worst. Let me give you a little back story --- When we were in talks with the apartment managers, we were very specific on what we wanted. Mainly, a three bedroom, on the top floor. Luckily for us, that is exactly what they had. We had majority of our talks through email because we were still living in North Carolina. Jordan's parents even went to see the specific apartment. A few weeks go by, we're all moved out of our old house, we've driven 600 miles, we're at the apartment complex. We are handed our lease and are told we have a different apartment. They failed to inform us that they work on a "first come first serve" policy. So here we are, exhausted, with a moving truck, a toddler, a cat, having already paid our deposits, and are being told we're going to be on the middle floor, next to the pool. We were devastated, mad, tired, and screwed. There was nothing we could do. ---  So, here we are, 12 weeks later. There is a family of elephants living above us. The kind that never sleep. Actually, it's what appears to be three women and 8 children. Yeah. In a three bedroom 1050 sq.ft. apartment. Right above us. Oh, and the ladies cuss loudly, scream and beat their children. Yeah. The other apartment upstairs, though not directly above us, like to play music as loud as they possibly can. And beat their wives to the point that the police are called. But it's okay, because we're right next to the pool! (she said sarcastically) Let's just say, I can't wait until all of those brats go back to school. Back to what I was saying, I really don't want to put forth any effort in this apartment. I just want to leave. If we didn't have to pay back the $64 per month, we probably would have tried to leave. (but you know how much moving adds up) I'm counting down the months until we can leave. I look at houses every day. Next summer cannot come soon enough.****

Onto the bedroom! As I mentioned in the previous post. We moved a few things around.

This is the old view from the doorway. Off to the far right is the closet and the not so far right is the half bath.

New view from the doorway. As you can see, we just switched a few things around. This helps balance out the room and it makes more sense with functionality. Now all of the clothes are on one side of the room.

Most of the walls are still empty.

The vanity is between the closet and the bathroom. It's not used hardly at all anymore. But it's a pretty piece of furniture.

I haven't decided if I'm going to do more in here. I want to buy artwork. And I might, but I'm not going to try and find specific pieces for this room.


*Thanks for listening to my rant. I hope I didn't offend anyone. I just want to point out that I have been mad and upset over our situation and I haven't been in the best mindset with it all. But I've tried really hard to move past that. I'm trying to come to terms with it all, and accept that this is our life, our home, our issue, for the next year. I'm trying to make the best of it all. I'm sure I'll have a few slip ups. Especially if I run into the lady upstairs again..... But that's a whole other story. I do have a question though -- Is it rude to leave a note on someones door asking them to please not jump and scream past midnight? -- Cause we were accused of that. Anyway, ahh..... I'm not going to get into all of that.*

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  2. Looks nice - I like the new arrangement. We like moving things around from time to time. Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime!


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