Its inspiring when you see the fruits of someone's labour in re-designing a house to make it a home.
There is tremendous satisfaction and joy in "making do with what you have", valuing the important things in life and sharing a treasured space with the ones you love.
The couple who own this 1917 apartment have invested countless hours over the years putting together a home overflowing with personality, yet curated within the constraints of a very limited budget (much of their home is furnished with hand-me-downs and garage sale finds).
For more photos of this wonderful apartment, go to Apartment Therapy.
And as for my little humble abode, I continue to add touches of our family's personality with a simple reminder of what makes us happy:
Love & Freckles (of the chocolate kind)!