Welcome to My Home!

Welcome to My Home!

Officially a Grown-Up?

First-Time Homeowner

Buying a house is obviously a large financial purchase and with it comes so much responsibility. I contemplated buying for a couple of years because I couldn’t decide on a location and I didn’t feel ready to make such a real-life adult decision. Well, here I am now. I just turned 28 and I’m officially a homeowner and an adult — I guess. Can I still keep referring to myself as a “young adult?” Where did all those years go?! Anyway, this past April I purchased a 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom townhouse in northern Virginia. I’m a northern VA native and after living all over the U.S. (and the world) there still isn’t a place I’d rather call home than the D.M.V.

Interior Decorating

Inspiration

I was instantly obsessed with all 2500 square feet of my three-level home and anxious to fill up my personal space. I had the walls painted and hardwood floors installed while the place was empty. This ended up being a great decision since I was living in Connecticut all summer. Then I found furnishing/decorating inspiration on Pinterest (of course), it really helped me learn and gave me a vision. I browsed in-store, online and through catalogs; my favorite stores are definitely Target, West Elm, Overstock (online), IKEA and AtHome. I came to the conclusion that my interior decorative style preference can only be uniquely labeled as “Mid-Century-Rustic-Industrial-Farmhouse.” There are so many things I love about each of those styles that I decided to take ideas from them all.

Although I haven’t finished the house yet, I planned to have a housewarming/birthday party before I left for overseas. Unfortunately, the timing didn’t work out. Then I thought, why not show you what the house is looking like right here!

Virtual Housewarming Party

Welcome! Below I’ve put together some photo galleries of the rooms and a few pieces that I really love.ย I did the best I could to capture a clear view of each layout. I’m clearly not a professional photographer (working on it, though). You can also click HERE for a quick virtual walk-through!

 

Upper Level

 

Main Level

*Dining rug not staying, table is super heavy needed to protect the floor.*

 

Basement

 

Questions about where I purchased things and/or price? Leave a comment + I’ll get right back to ya!

XO,

Jas

P.S.

Everything was 100% picked out, arranged, styled and assembled by me (and Alyssa).

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12 Comments

  1. Anita
    October 13, 2017 / 4:25 PM

    Congrats on the new home! Looking goOd!
    Love the color! CHECKOUT houzz.com for
    More inspiration. Its an awesome website.

    • Jasmine Thomas
      Author
      October 13, 2017 / 5:18 PM

      Thank you!!

    • Jasmine Thomas
      Author
      November 25, 2017 / 4:05 AM

      Thank you and Iโ€™m now signed up on Houzz! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. bob
    October 12, 2017 / 6:36 AM

    Is your new home in Connecticut?

    • Jasmine Thomas
      Author
      October 12, 2017 / 8:45 AM

      No, itโ€™s not.

  3. Karen
    October 11, 2017 / 11:39 PM

    I love the Fireplace and defi diggin the wall coLors in basement

    • Jasmine Thomas
      Author
      October 12, 2017 / 2:51 AM

      Thank you!

  4. gino hopkins
    October 11, 2017 / 7:58 PM

    Awesome jazz, need your advice on home improvement ideas for my house, time for a change!

    Gee

    • Jasmine Thomas
      Author
      October 12, 2017 / 2:51 AM

      Cool, just hit me up!

  5. Sharon
    October 11, 2017 / 4:54 PM

    Love it!! I see you have my room Ready! ๐Ÿ™‚ let me kn when you do have the housewarming.

  6. Mikee
    October 10, 2017 / 8:22 PM

    Definately a swank pad!

    • Jasmine Thomas
      Author
      October 11, 2017 / 3:39 PM

      Thank you!

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