Great job – it must be a very nice place to live :), A M A Z I N G!!! i love love LOVE this post and your new apartment! We’re renovating a home that was built in 1870…I absolutely cannot wait to get it ready to decorate. A reno is not for the faint of heart! And a reminder that we’re all constantly evolving. You bring a light and comforting space to social media which is so refreshing, especially this year. What a beautiful life! Although renting an apartment under a lease is the most typical situation, a month-to-month rental agreement is fairly common. There is a garden in the corner where Conrad has sprinkled many seeds and a hammock between two grown elm trees where you can usually find Eleanor with her nose deep in a book. There’s simply none! Stay safe and have a great rest of your year! It’s definitely goals! Lots of inspiration for my own place! Well, here we are! Gxxx. I won’t shy away from the fact that being thrown into home ownership for the very first time and the maintaining of anything green has pretty much felt entirely overwhelming like, every thirty hours or so. The apartment is beautiful. You’re right – living in the space for a while before undertaking any renos allows you to really understand how the space works for your family and where you’d like to start first. It must feel delightful to have more space with the kiddies but also change the deco a bit – it must feel like a new lease of life! It's true you don't need a lease to live in an apartment. a few i had in our previous apartment, so we used those but added a few more since they are josh’s favorite thing ever and i knew he’d be so stoked for more. 1 Bedroom+Den Apartment for Rent Located in Vancouver West-Yaletown Available on January 1st, 2021(maybe earlier) Mountain and water views (False Creek) 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Hardwood floors 1 parking spaces Approx. ;) (for those interested, we purchased the sofa sleeper from restoration hardware.). i will share more of the apartment soon! As always thanks for sharing your journey with us. this looks AMAZING naomi! you may not take any images or content from this site without written permission. and my instagram is @balance.love.simplicity. We are a few months into our new home situation in Arizona and while a lot has happened on the home front in many regards (though never as quickly as I’d like! The pandemic has also changed my life, and soon I will be able to create a new nest. i just wanted to let you know how much of a role model you are to me and you inspire me every day! The things you realize when it’s midnight and you’re trying to run the trash outside to the trash bin but have to open the garage door in order to get out to it! Also, where is your skirt from?? Aftr moving with my hubby to the country from a big town, after 13 years of marriage and 7 kids,2 months ago we bought our first house. Between 1880-1900 we hear. it was the perfect send off to summer, as we crossed a few last things off our family’s summer bucket list while there. But I would check out their sofas with the newer/updated sleepers with foam mattresses! 1755 Frobisher Lane (Smyth Rd & Alta Vista) 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Plus Heat, Water & Electricity 11. We currently have 4 baby girls (GIRLS!) josh and i were up until about 11PM one night hanging things together and some how we didn’t argue despite it taking forever long (i only say this because hanging things up on walls has proven to be a slightly stressful issue for our marriage in previous apartments over the years). I wish you never ending happy memories in your new home! After years of raising our 5 littles in New York City, we are currently embracing a new chapter among our citrus trees and chickens in Arizona! That HEADBOARD and pink sofas, oh my!!! Love it all! With tons of homes and apartments for rent in almost every state, city, and neighborhood across the nation, we‘re here to help you find your next home. Open Grabbed fresh flowers for several rooms in the…” I'm definitely concerned that their apartment is way too small for their family, and why aren't the kids in school? Xo! From $1189 . ), all of the pillows and throw blankets are also from anthropologie. I adore the mixed textures. It looks like the kids are loving it! and never ever on my timeline, but such is life! Those chairs are BEAUTIFUL! I also LOVE your yellow piano- so bright and cheerful! Lovely! The green velvet headboard is to die for!! Love following renovations and so excited to follow yours! sure. Congrats on the move! I’m a teacher and always looking for skirts and dresses with a nice long length ! Thank you for shairing! You are inspiring! What a bright, fun and lovely new apartment Naomi, it feels just like you :-)! And then there’s the fun of having two toddlers often found with muddy feet most days running after a chicken or two. We have many NYC watercolors and other prints we would love to have you promote. you’d never know if you saw it now though, he did an amazing job. and we finally have a sofa sleeper! Such a great piece. I love how you have balanced having white walls with tons of pops of colour. A post shared by Naomi Davis | Love Taza (@taza) on Mar 28, 2020 at 12:57pm PDT Mar 28, 2020 at 12:57pm PDT lots more info below, and a million photos because you know narrowing down images to just a couple has never been my strong suit. It’s so cheery & bright you your fam bam. we also need to know where that skirt is from? So happy you found one with all the gorgeousness intact! I LOVE everything about your new home. It’s the MOST exciting. it’s fake (found it from pottery barn), but now i can sleep at night knowing i’ll never have to worry about killing yet another fiddle leaf tree ever again! ), so cute and fun! We are here for your journey in growing and (re)building your beautiful new home with your kids in Arizona! i love how the space turned out so much and never ever ever want to leave. welcoming. I love that you guys are still together and raising such an awesome family! I'm Naomi (but sometimes known as Taza) and this is where I share bits and pieces of life's adventures - celebrating motherhood, family, travel, good food and the simple joy's. this has given me so much inspo for my room which I’m currently redoing myself :D. It’s hard not to drool over all the architectural details in your new apartment…I can only imagine how fun it is to live there and decorate the space. Much love from London, Julie You have been inspiring me for years, you are so motivating and remind me that love always wins at the end of the day. It feels a little bit old-school-newly-wed-Harlem-days in our studio apartment circa 2007, though this time we’ve got 5 extra bodies to tuck in each night beside us! I'm Naomi (but sometimes known as Taza) and this is where I share bits and pieces of life's adventures - celebrating motherhood, family, travel, good food and the simple joy's. Having her let us know the home had potential (and wasn’t a terrible idea) helped boost my confidence on the home front since all of this is so new to me. Naomi your appartment is so beautifull! Right before we put the official offer in on the home, I texted the queen of design and all things home renovation. She kindly walked through the home for us and even crawled into the attic to check the beams (I’d never have thought to do that). Your home looks so gorgeous! Daydreaming about it. ... Theres absolutely nothing wrong with raising a big family in a New York City apartment and I’m sure their kids do typically thrive in such a set up. Your gallery wall turned out amazing. HA! A good example of this was over the summer when the kids lived in the pool behind the house each day. It is so much fun and so colorful!! I only wish some of the options were more budget friendly! I think they are really really really great self paced courses to help with renovation. The demo started this week on a few things we are changing inside the home so we sealed up a back section of the house we aren’t currently working on and crammed the furniture and belongings into it for the meantime. So glad you are in AZ!! So much fun! Your house is gorgeous! Thank you again for being an awesome human being. Where did you purchase your beautiful blue/green living room rug? anyway, it was a fun moment for sure. Keeping five kids alive and healthy and thriving is one thing, but adding trees and grass and a home to the mix (where I can’t just call my landlord/super to help with a water leak or help me with a door hinge that’s busted and hanging)… it’s been a learning curve for sure. Xx, SO MUCH COLOUR!!! I have never been to NY but you make me love it from here! the things you do to make city living work! can’t believe this place is less than a two hour drive from the city. Best of luck with the renovation!!! he’s cute like that. if you’re interested in checking it out, head to caleynoble.com! josh didn’t want a nightstand on his side, and opted for this old wooden antique chair he found in DC several years ago that’s been in the back of his closet the past few years. world. This combined mixture is much more real, gathering the bits of our whole life. It suits you well though! I love, love, love that fake plant. Perhaps the old bedroom wasn’t one you loved? Love your new space! I absolutely love love love how you Like, sink…” I could give you a ton of insight! So happy for you guys!!! it’s all in the details, i guess! :). I can’t wait to see what you do with your new home. if you caught my insta stories when we were moving into our apartment about a month ago, you might remember we hired a couch surgeon to take our brand new sofa apart and put it back together again after getting it into our front door. Enter to find a cozy sunken in den. Just had to say that! It’s really beautiful! All the Best. Ottawa Apartment for Rent. Happy demoing!! Anthropologie is my go to as well for decor. 8,217 Likes, 123 Comments - Naomi Davis | Love Taza (@taza) on Instagram: “There's a new post up on my blog all about urban living and how @tiesandfries and I have made our 2…” We realized if we put a back door in by the laundry room, it could be the kids’ main entry point from the pool and since we have a water hook up already in that space, we can create a small half-bath right there for them as well. Taza. I love how everything is centred in the middle so there’s so much space all around. )….so NYC really would be extremely tough right now..but one day!! So inspirational:)))))). I wouldn’t worry about the 8ft ceilings- least of your problems!! i’ve always loved your style and have been following you on instagram since elanor was little, can you believe it? Your apartment is really vibrant and colorful, great choice leaving the walls white so the woodwork and colors pop. READ MORE! It looks so beautiful and comfy. and lots of lizards caught and safely released by our Samson. looks like the dreamiest Pinterest perfect home! i have taken a ton, just need to download them!). My home is in a small city in the Midwest, so NYC living is so mysterious to me! just another reason why i love him. Whether you're searching for 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom or 3-bedroom apartments, studio apartments or any other rental condos, browsing through Point2 listings has never been easier. The property is filled with mature trees and shade in a neighborhood zoned for all kinds of animals in a fully fenced-in space. I wish you all the best! Where did you get your skirt ? xoxo under 3 years old (adoption/foster care….age gap between oldest and youngest is 18 months! Gorgeous! i fiiiinally got around to framing my absolute favorite print a few of my girlfriends gave me last summer for my 30th birthday. But it’s so cool to see where God has brought you guys to a new season and a beautiful space. It really speaks to my heart as I think about what may have taken place here before us, with little ones that grew to be big ones with walls I am hopeful maintained a safe space for a family to make the memories within them. congrats on the new apartment, and it’s beautiful! Also, randomness – I know Caitlin Connolly and she is just as lovely and inspiring and special as her artwork. Are you still planning on releasing a book in the spring? Love it and all the details. I feel you so much! Hope you start buildimg many happy memories in this new place. That yard is amazing. We don’t have any plans to add additional square footage. This might be too aussie, but you should check out the BuildHer Collective and Design School Master Class. I shared in depth on the blog today what I've noticed has helped -- everything from giving myself twenty-ish minutes (sometimes ten, sometimes three!) I hope you all get this house just to your liking and build so many happy memories there! Love the headboard and accent wall btw. I am enjoying learning about your transition from NYC to Arizona. Everything is SO beautiful! I can’t wait to see more! A post shared by Naomi Davis // Love Taza (@taza) on Jul 18, 2012 at 8:26am PDT When Naomi and Josh moved back to New York from D.C., they re-homed Kingsley, who was no longer a small pile of folds but a squat, prehistoric-looking creature. Thanks for bringing us all along with you and sharing the journey. But I feel so very thankful for this house and surrounding yard we get to call home and for the memories we’ve already begun creating in this new state and new space and new chapter of life. a million thank you’s to anthropologie for sponsoring this blog post and for helping us make this apartment feel like home. these sconces also really add so much to the look of the bedroom. pink chairs… well done josh!! We seriously love your bright style! I like that era (mostly 1940 to 1980 builds) and that everything is on the same floor level with a more open floorplan which offers a lot of great things to work with. Yay exciting! Love the mix of colors in the decor. I love all the bright, fun colors! Nearly $2000 for a set of chairs isn’t feasible for most people . At first, I wanted to jump right in and change things the first day we got keys, but it’s been really helpful to sit on it for a bit since a lot of what we originally thought we wanted to do has changed so many times in the past few months as we’ve been in the space and learned more about its functionality and what we really need from it. 680 SqFt Amenities such as swimming pool, exercise room, theatre room, Bike/Kayak locker, 24 hour concierge A quite boutique sub-penthouse building with 10 foot ceiling. the other perk is that they are upholstered in anthropologie’s newest performance fabric which is stain and fade resistant (you can mash blueberries or color marker on it and it will come out!) I’ve loved following you guys for years now and was really praying for and thinking of you after your post when you left NYC, I’m sure that wasn’t an easy time! Because you are just authentic and show the world — that love wins at the end of every day, no matter how hard the storm might be. What is the name of the rug? I haven’t shared a ton of words or videos or hopeful plans surrounding the house just yet since we hadn’t really started, but I’ll do my best to keep the progress up to date since we’ve begun! Any advice you can give I would LOVE to hear! they are so very comfortable. 2022 N 17th ST. Philadelphia, PE Apply Now! Sending so much love to all of you. Favourite things are for me Conrad toes on the coffee table. That gallery wall is amazing. 10.1k Likes, 69 Comments - Naomi Davis | Love Taza (@taza) on Instagram: “My tiny apartment is quiet and dark and everyone is sleeping. I’m a huge color-lover myself so I always appreciate a whole bunch of fun colors in decorating! At least I have some inspiration for my own apartment, just need to find some. SO cool. i have my own website that i’m working to build a following on, and chatting with you would just make me so happy! so many photos from our lake trip! You’re adjusting to AZ so well! ONE Word …Beautiful, I love everything,thanks for sharing ;), Love it!! I wish I could pull off that style but I’d probably flop hahah. So cheerful and welcoming. I love absolutely everything and the placement. I’m so happy and excited for you guys. You guys killed it with your new apartment styling! Oh yay!!! I should know by now! Hi Naomi and Josh, I just want to share how grateful I am that you’ve been sharing about your life even in this turmoil and craziness of 2020! We’ve always wanted a ranch so you are making my dreams come true! Maybe you’ve mentioned it before, but I’m wondering why you chose to move to Arizona? Cheap apartments and rooms for rent in the area are available, but rent quickly as demand far exceeds supply. This is exciting and I look forward to following the journey as I’m a fan of seeing home renos. It’s so so beautiful. you may not take any images or content from this site without written permission. After years of raising our 5 littles in New York City, we are currently embracing a new chapter among our citrus trees and chickens in Arizona! i have loved it for such a long time that i was so excited when the measurements lined up and it worked over this fireplace mantle. At Apartment List, our mission is to find you a home and our method is trust and transparency. Enjoy you home with your sweet little family. but it all turned out in the end and we’re pretty proud of her. ;). I’m dying over this new space of yours! something else we did with anthropologie was spruce up our bedroom! I was wondering if you guys had plans on leaving the city before, or was this all caused by corona? They are gorgeous!! Do you still have a place in the city? Apartment Rental Statistics Vancouver, BC. can’t wait to see the rest!!! Love Taza 29/3 - Rules Are For Other People. he’d try to be all discrete holding the remote so you couldn’t see it while dancing around and then whenever he wanted to take a photo he’d forget about being discrete and aim it exactly at the camera and it had us laughing so hard. lol, such risk takers over here. And it’s so exciting about all the renovations! I love how the pink ties into your NYC cityscape print on the opposite wall! also, we wanted to try to get a few photos with our entire family in our new living room so josh ordered a remote for our camera. Backing up a little bit, when we first walked through the home (you can read more about that here), we knew straight away it was where we wanted to set up shop for this new chapter as a family because of the yard. What a beautiful home you have! so a great chair for a family like ours where blueberries may likely find their way out of the kitchen on more than one occasion. i found this blue and green rug early on in the summer from lulu and georgia and thought the colors would compliment the pink chairs and wood detailing nicely. Hugs all the way from Singapore! decorated your new place!!! I'm Naomi (but sometimes known as Taza) and this is where I share bits and pieces of life's adventures - celebrating motherhood, family, travel, good food and the simple joy's. Happy Thanksgiving <3 Naomi Davis is a New York City–based parenting blogger and influencer who has been blogging at Love Taza for many years. I sent you over an email this morning about a collaboration. i’m so excited to begin sharing more photos and words about our new apartment now that we are all moved in and officially settled! we got the velvet orianna headboard in emerald green and cannot believe how it transformed the space. Even though my style and taste changes, I still own all my anthro pieces, they are just so versatile! Craigslist delivers a list view, but property owners and agents can opt to post location maps and photo and video tours of the apartment. You’re apartment and the decor is just perfect. Very exciting! Occasionally muddy. Bless you sister. love taza / rockstar diaries copyright 2020. all rights reserved. Taza. BEAUTIFUL! the gallery wall is probably my favorite wall in our new apartment. somehow it’s found it’s way through all our moves and apartments … LOVE the bold colors and these beautiful pictures!! Probably eating take-out tomorrow for Thanksgiving dinner since we don’t have a kitchen this week BUT does that even matter when we’re feeling the giddiness Christmas morning often brings as we’re starting our home renovation?! now people don’t have an excuse to not visit us. Any recommendations you can send me on what broker you used to find your place? Thank you for sharing your home. it’s so apparent their home stylists really love what they do and are also invested in helping to really personalize your space to you and your lifestyle. speaking of dreams coming true, shortly after we shared that we were moving into a new space last spring, i got an email from anthropologie saying they’d love to help us make this next space a home and i couldn’t write back fast enough. Noemi, you are the only blogger I know who doesn’t have ANY haters!!! I would LOVE of Anthropologie styled me home. We to have very different decor tastes and finding things we both like takes forever. On Saturday, Davis shared with her nearly 500,000 Instagram followers that “after two full weeks in the apartment” her family would be traveling “west” in an RV to leave New York City. We’ll be doing a full kitchen renovation (we are SO excited about this! While we aren’t adding square footage to the home, we are changing a little bit of the layout (we realized after living in it for a bit that there wasn’t a back door. It makes the space so lively!! my nightstand is the lacquered regency nightstand in white. It looks like a great place! 15.9k Likes, 149 Comments - Naomi Davis (@taza) on Instagram: “Second day of virtual learning around the kitchen table. I will not recover. Time for some moments to myself.…” I really love old ranch homes. It gives me so much inspiration – especially those colors! ;) I’m so excited to see these pictures, I knew it would be gorgeous!! This is the most beautiful apartment ever! It’s incredible. this is ridiculously beautiful, what a fun home for your babies to grow up in. Where is your cool white bedspread with the fringe from? the coffee table is the elemental layers coffee table which our home stylist recommended for us since it has a second shelf for book storage and is durable for things like tiny toes (i mean children! All the best for your family. I especially love the gallery wall and pops of colour in the living room. Looks amazing! I always feel our house looks flat without any greenery but I’m sick of wasting money on things that are just not robust enough for me! WOW! 6,014 Likes, 40 Comments - Naomi Davis | Love Taza (@taza) on Instagram: “In my latest blog post, I compiled a list of all our favorite things to do in NYC during the summer…” Congrats guys! Big kiss. It’s so beautiful! Slightly snea, If you’re wondering, the answer is yes. But I thought you weren’t ever going to share your bedroom because that was your personal space? Where did it come from? We’re creating a mudroom off the garage with good storage space for shoes and coats and all the kiddo things (since we currently don’t have a good set up near any door for those things). In love with the vibrant colors (The gallery wall is amazing! The colors are perfect. just put this here! It’s beautiful. i want to start with a little home tour of our living room (and josh’s and my bedroom at the end of this post), because i feel like all my home design dreams came true with this space and every time i walk into these rooms, i still can’t believe it. Love the color combos! Haha, knock down! So much design these days lacks fun and LIFE! we have a lot more room in this apartment than our older one, and while part of me has no idea what to do with the extra wiggle room (and trying my hardest not to clutter it up which i could so easily do in my sleep if you ask me), the other part of me just feels really thankful that we are here still, still in manhattan, still in our favorite neighborhood of the upper west side, making a home for our little family. The hotel has both free WiFi and free private parking. :). but i love that here in nyc there is always a way! he kept running over the camera to see the photo afterwards to see if you could see him holding the remote, but i guess he just wasn’t understanding that he could kind of hide it in his hand and take the picture each time. Most ranch style homes have a ceiling height of around 8 feet and while that’s totally manageable, our home has even lower hanging soffits holding a system of air ducts in much of the spaces making it under 7 feet in some areas with ceiling fans like sometimes feel like they might take the top of your head off!