Moving Tips

Moving Tips

This isn't a revolutionary statement, but MOVING IS HARD. It's especially challenging when you are a proud maximalist like me. I lived in my last apartment for three years and had ample storage space. Over that time period I accumulated a lot of junk and never had to get rid of anything. So when I decided to pack up and move downtown into a tiny apartment, I had to make some major changes. Just in case any of you are moving soon, I compiled a list of random things that helped my moving process a little bit easier!

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Teale's Top Ten: Harry Potter Quotes

Teale's Top Ten: Harry Potter Quotes

It's no secret I am a gigantic Harry Potter fan. I have been in love with those books since the first one was released when I was seven years old! The final book came out the summer I graduated from high school, which was such a dramatic and poetic way to say goodbye to my childhood. It was extremely hard for me to narrow this down to a top ten, but I compiled a list below of my favorite quotes from the books.

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Current Obsessions: Apartment Essentials

Current Obsessions: Apartment Essentials

Before my big move a few months ago, I did tons of research on every home goods product you can imagine. I like being an educated consumer! Quality is extremely important to me, especially when buying products I’ll use regularly. This blog post highlights a handful of new products I found that have helped make my new apartment feel like home!

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Home Tour of My New Lower East Side Apartment

Home Tour of My New Lower East Side Apartment

Welcome to the first ever home tour on The Backstage Blonde! Since moving into my new apartment last month, I have been completely obsessed with turning it into the coziest and girliest nest in all the land. Because I enjoy ferociously obsessing over every detail of a project until it’s perfect, with help from Burrow, Allswell, Bear Mattress, Bluebird Linens and Onsen, I achieved my goal in record time! I hope you enjoy this little home tour. Leave me a comment with any questions you have about decorating or the moving process!

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