Rachel's First Place (and It's Great!)

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Name: Rachel
Location: San Francisco, California

It's my first home! I turned 30 last year and decided to pull the trigger and buy my first place - a one bedroom apartment in San Francisco.

With the help of my sister (she's an architect), I completely renovated the kitchen. The original kitchen was literally from the 1940s - it still had an icebox for a refrigerator! While rustic, it wasn't functional.

It's taken me nearly 9 months to find the perfect spot for all my artwork, but I've finally done it. The maps in the bedroom are of of my favorite cities, and the collage above my couch are pieces I've bought in the many cities I've lived (Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, LA, and France). All good karma for the apartment!

Thanks, Rachel!

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(Image credits: Submitted by Rachel)