Got almost all of my moving done this weekend! There’s still a couple of boxes, my refrigerated things, and a couple of small side tables, but all the big stuff (ie, my bed) is moved.
Getting settled in the new apartment has shown me a few things that I want to do ASAP:
-I NEED a new showerhead for my shower. The one that’s in there now SUCKS (the spray is very mist-y, so it took me forever to wash my hair last night!)
-I think I’m going to forgo putting the blinds that came with the apartment back up (they were taken down while the apartment was being repainted before I moved in)–they’re gross and ancient, and crappy apartment blinds suck to begin with anyway. But this means that I need to get my curtains hung ASAP! Any tips on hanging curtain rods on 100 year old plaster walls? Eeep!
-I also really need to get a tube of caulking, because there’s a couple of little gaps in the ancient window frames that could use sealing up (and they’re small enough that I can do it without bothering the landlord–I’m already bugging him about the screen in my bedroom that has a hole!)
Also, I’m now totally tempted to paint my fireplace all white (it’s currently partially white and partially natural wood). While I was moving in over the weekend some of my friends and I took a break and sat on the front steps (something I’m sure I will be doing a lot of this summer–it’s great people-watching!), and I was a total creep and peeked in the window of my first floor neighbors (well, it was more like a glance, and they had their curtains open! :-P). Their fireplace is all white! *wants* They also have french doors, which I’m totally jealous of…but they’re also on the first floor where creepy people like me can see right in to their living room! 😉
So, that’s where things stand right now with the new place! The kitties are also settling in quite nicely (they LOVE the big bay window!). Now I just need to get the last few things moved and start unpacking! Augh! 🙂