moving day!

I moved into my new apartment today!!! I'm so excited. I'm not done unpacking yet but I wanted to share what I have done so far! I'm so excited to decorate and have my own space finally. I'm living with three other awesome girls, and I just know this year's going to be a blast!!!
It was a long drive through the desert to Tucson (it would've been nice if it was a little more scenic), but I had Luke Bryan's new CD to help me get through it! 

The first thing I put up in my new room was this bookshelf. I'm really excited about it. Of course I have a picture of my handsome man, and I also filled it with souvenirs from my my trip to Germany! I have a little replica of Neuschwanstein, a Heineken bottle with my name on it, a mug from Amsterdam, and a teddy bear from Heidelberg! I also have this DIY countdown. 

I just used plain wooden blocks from Michaels and painted them. The bottom block is longer and painted with chalkboard paint, so I can change the countdown whenever I want!
 It literally took me four hours to unpack half of my stuff! Crazy!

This is my favorite part of my new place- my bathroom! I made this distressed crate for my toilet paper- cute right?! And I also made two mini DIY chalkboards for above the toilet. I used a paint pen for these because I'm not going to change the saying. One says "get" and the other says "naked." :)  

Excuse the wrinkles, but I'm a little obsessed with my shower curtain. I tried so hard to find a coral one to match my theme, and when I finally did it was absolutely perfect!

I got samples of paint- each color from a coral palette- and made an ombre dresser! I love it.

I have a long ways to go but I'm loving the new place! 

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  1. Thank you so much for joining us and sharing at Best of the Weekend! Pinning to our party board. Have a great week and please join us next Friday.

  2. Super cute countdown calendar! And I love your bathroom! haha! So fun!

    I would love for you to share this (and any other post!) at my Life of the Party link up! It just opened! Im going to poke around your blog a little more. :)

    1. Thank you! :)

      I definitely will! Ill go check it out now :)

  3. Very cute ideas!!! Love your shower curtain!!
    Stopping by from Show Me What You Got!!

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    1. Thank you! I'm excited to actually be able to use them, haha!

  5. It looks like you are doing a great job of making your new apartment a home. Thanks for linking this up at Think Tank Thursday. I featured this post with your fancy ombre dresser today at saving4six(dot)com.

  6. I get so stoked at the idea of decorating a new place. So much fun for you and you have some adorable ideas. Love the chalkboard blocks and the get naked signage. I like bringing in that whimsical flair and apparently so do you. Keep it up. You're doing great here.

    1. Thank you! I'm really excited about my place. It's definitely fun making a new place your own.

  7. Great DIY decor! I love your style!

  8. ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm can i have your dresser and shower curtain