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Dec082010

Christmas in Leipzig

A reader named Theresa emailed us recently with the following: "My name is - as you may have seen - Theresa, I am a 23 year old student of Book and Media Production in Leipzig/Germany. My large interest in Fashion, Interior Design and everything vintage. I am living at my blog www.neu4bauer.blogspot.com for more than 2 years now. What I like best about my 60 sqm appartment in the Eastern part of Germany are the high ceiling with ornaments, the amazing light because of many windows and the fact that almost all furniture (table, desk, drawers, ...) are made by my grandfather or taken from the attic of my grandma. We did a lot of refurbishing last year ;)" I am completely jealous of Theresa's space. Those windows! The ceiling height! The herringbone hardwood! And she has decorated it sooooo beautifully. (Geez, when I was a student I lived in a freezing cold, tiny, low ceiling basement apartment on the main bar strip). Thank you for sharing your home with us Theresa!!

  

Reader Comments (34)

This space is amazing. It really shows high style in a small footprint. Thanks for sharing.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered Commentersarah

What a great space. I love the garments hanging.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSing

great space! And I love the furniture.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered Commentermaya

This is one dreamy apartment! I love the way that the vintage images and holiday decorations are worked in. I imagine that it took a lot of work, but the results are stunning... thank you for sharing and I can't wait to see future work.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKate

What an absolutely stunning and organized apartment! I love to see European homes here. Thanks!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered Commentermonika

What a lucky gal! It is striking with those wood floors and white walls. I think her hand-me-down furniture looks amazing too!
xoxo
Lila Ferraro

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLila Ferraro

Love the space, however, don't the clothes get dusty hanging in plain sight or is she an avid duster?

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPia

Very nice, it is lovely!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered Commenterernø

aMAAAAzing!!! I love everything about it. absolutely everything. it's stunning!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEmme Boushka

I love it, so simple and beautiful!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJane

The trestle table, the wreath, the floors, the Xmas tree in the window, the bookcases ........ I could go on and on! I love the little vignettes wherever you look. Just beautiful!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

I love how airy this space is. It's so beautifully done, with very sweet details throughout.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEduardo

Wow! absolutely amazing. Space is well organized and every furniture fits together. Simple, classy and ADORABLE.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMarie

those floors are to die for.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlindsey

Absolutely delightful!!! Thanks for sharing!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSonia florian

So many great things in this small space! I especially love the colour coordination of the books in the great bookshelf!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCarol-Anne

i love this beautiful apartment! very tastefully done. i love the contrast of the serene white with just the right splashes of color!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChristina Diaz

What a beautiful home! I love the clean, white palette and that everything is so functional. Her minimal Christmas decorations just pop off the pictures - PERFECT!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLisa Goulet

love it. love, love, love it.

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpolish chick

WOw! Theresa makes it look so easy. Who knew a small space with white walls could be so far from a straight jacket and padded room? I love everything about it. Especially the closet!!

Wow! Absolutely stunning!

8 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCassy

Omigod that sofa. How gorgeous. I about dropped my jaw in that first photo and then was amazed in every picture. I need her grandfather to come work his magic in my place.

9 Dec 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpeggy

I love the photos! One thing I find odd, though - sorting books by color. It makes sense for clothing, but books?!

9 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKitty

Just: "wow..."

It's amazing!

9 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSara

Love the intricate detail of the ceiling!

9 Dec 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl

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