A Little Update

August 13, 2012
So… An exciting little announcement– I’ve moved to New York! These past few months have been some of the craziest and most stressful of my life… finding an apartment, getting a job, furnishing said apartment, and stuffing it all in a cargo van to go from Indiana to NYC… ๐Ÿ™‚ Whew! While I am really sad to leave behind so many people that I love in Indiana, I am so excited to start this next chapter in my life.

Right now, my roommates and I are trying to stuff all of our things in our tiny (but perfect) place… and make it as cozy, warm, and inviting as we possibly can. (And I’ve still got to find me a craft shop in the city. ;))

A bit of progress… Gotta get stuff on the walls soon!

New Home
Making curtains from shower curtain fabric.

While I’ll be living in the city for the indefinite future, I’ll always be a sheep-raising, crafting, thrifting Hoosier cheapskate. We’ll see how this goes. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  • oonaballoona August 13, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    WHAT?! okay, there's a huge new michaels on like 101 and Amsterdam ish… but you should google it. and there's a cute ass stamp and crafty store down on 11th st and 8th ave… and Kate's paperie ( multiple stores) is adorable and sometimes expensive…

    congrats !!

  • Sarah Heckle August 13, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    Yay, Stacie! I can't wait to hear about your NYC adventures. Your apartment looks so cute. Make sure you keep a lookout for P'Trique!

  • Erin @ Thanks, I Made It August 14, 2012 at 2:21 am

    Boo I just moved out of NYC! Have fun, I miss it already! If you ever need craft supply sources, don't hesitate to ask!

  • hattie August 14, 2012 at 2:35 am

    Style Blog

    cute can't wait to see more!!!
    talk soon wild child

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  • Molly Borter August 14, 2012 at 3:01 am

    Aw I love ze new apartment and the already-lovely decor! Stacie—SO excited for you! Can't wait to see more pictures! Ps. Did you cut your galaxy dress into a shirt!?

  • nicola lynde August 14, 2012 at 10:50 am

    Congrats! New York seems like one of the most exciting places on the planet, enjoy!

  • ana5059 August 14, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    Good luck in your new life!!!

  • ChrisGampat August 14, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Congrats! There are vintage fabric places in Brooklyn I think.

  • Shelbie Miller August 14, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Good luck with your new venture in life! Sounds thrilling!

  • Ginger August 14, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    Welcome to NYC! ๐Ÿ˜€ I'm an ex-Hoosier, myself! I hope you have a great time here!

  • Lady Mockingbird August 16, 2012 at 6:02 am

    welcome to our lovely (but sometimes stinky) city! I too am an ex country gal, it's not too bad of a transition ๐Ÿ˜‰ Oh – and there's a Micheal's in the Upper West Side, and some other small spacklings of quilting, knitting, and art supply stores spread throughout the city.

    hope you love it as much as I do!

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Thank you so much for the advice, Amy! ๐Ÿ˜€ I agree, it is sometimes stinky, but still pretty darn awesome. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:43 pm

    Thank you so much, Ginger!! I am so excited to be here! (And I love that you're from Indiana, too. ;))

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Thank you so much, Shelbie! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Thank you so much, Chris! I'll have to scope those out. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Thank you so much, Ana!

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    Thank you so much, Nicola!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    Mollywobssss! I did not cut it into a shirt. I just made a shirt separately. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ You should make oneeeee!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    Bah! You just moved out!? Noooo!!!!

  • Stacie Grissom August 16, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    If I ever have the extreme luck and pleasure to see P'Trique on the street, you bet I will go up to him gushing out the wazoo. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ (And then I'll tell him of my fabulous frandz back home who he needs to follow on Twitter. ;))

  • Kim Handzo August 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    I think you'll love new york. :o)


  • Blytheponytailparades August 23, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    Wow, that is so so exciting!! What a new chapter in your life. Indy will miss you ๐Ÿ™‚ Are you still working with then?

  • Beth August 23, 2012 at 8:38 pm

    I didn't even know you lived in Indiana. That's where I live!