For many Americans, buying a house is the biggest purchase they’ll ever make. And, after a down payment and closing costs, their finances can be in a state of shock. But the siren call of decorating your new home is hard to resist.
You might recall that I wasn’t even all that interested in home ownership. But a project like this just seeps into everything, almost like an obsession you can’t quit (really, you can’t or we might have tried at some point).
A cornice is another one of those things that seems FOR REAL boring. When things are boring, it’s hard to spend money on them, like laundry detergent or floss. But you have to because dirty clothes and rotten teeth.
Sumo baby’s parents and I had a few terse back-and-forths in coming months, but there really wasn’t anything that could be done: The building simply has good-for-nothing insulation and babies can’t lawfully be caged.
So here’s my advice, for everyone else out there forced to share a room with a little sister or roommate or annoying significant other: just plow over their wishes and decorate your room the way you want.