Apartment

Normally my fantasy living space would be something a little less staid and reasonable. But, for a variety of reasons, Brandon and I are having to look for new apartments, and there’s nothing like sudden nest-insecurity to make a nice, one bedroom unit of moderate size seem like the most appealing thing on earth.

So dear Vancouver, can we make this happen? Plus, I must say, I’ve never had hardwood floors before, and I think it’s time. The bathtub carved out of solid quartz crystal would be a nice touch, but I’m ready to discard that expectation if necessary. Brandon’s bathtub can be perfectly normal, even – he doesn’t care about these things.

Look, Vancouver, I’m the best tenant ever. I’m obsessively tidy, and I write rent cheques a year in advance, and I only practice my shrill wind instruments, like, once or twice a month. You want me! You want me to want you! Do we have an understanding? Two apartments, same building, nice location, decent rent, good flooring. GO.

Plus, dear mum and dad, I will trade you all the old art that you already have stored in your basement for that teak drawer unit. How can I afford to be so generous? Well, what can I say. I’m a giver.

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10 responses to “Apartment

  1. Caio Brisolla

    I’d never imagined the possibility of a quartz bathtub before. I was surprised when I googled it and found out that two of those actually existed, carved from a single, immense block of the mineral:

    http://blog.worldinteriordesignnetwork.com/widn_blog/archives/2010/06/crystal-bathtub.html

    Although at 530 thousand pounds (ouch!), they don’t seem to be a very economical choice.

    • Marian

      I saw one going around on tumblr a while back, which is what made me want it.

      They’ll be $40 at Home Depot any day now, I’m sure.

  2. Eszter

    I just wanted to share this with you, since I find them pretty cool: http://cupcakesandcashmere.com/diy-geode-bottle-stoppers/

    Also, that bathtub carved from quartz is a bit intimidating, but badass nontheless.
    I hope you can find the best apartment in Vancouver soon!

  3. shaggykorean

    is optimistic for the optimistic shrubbery!

    …nih!!

  4. Monique R.

    okay you are killing me with the quartz bathtub. thats sooo goooddddd. a separate corner shower tho is so necessary too…mostly, if it has these heat sensitive tiles: http://i.imgur.com/wRirD.jpg and a skylight. :D

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