Shell's First Place

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Name: Shell
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

My apartment is my first place and I've furnished and decorated it almost entirely on my own (with a little help with my father the tool-guy). The apartment is a 3 and a half located on the top floor of a 4 story building. It's beautifully bright and sunny and was perfect for me to carry out what I call my "Caribbean Vision". I wanted the place to make me feel the calm and relaxation of the beach community I visited recently. I chose furniture with straight and simple smooth lines and a color scheme that feels at once warm and cool — lots of greens, yellows and blues. Every room has a defining accent wall that livens it up. I even finished the balcony with removable wooden tiles to enhance the feeling of a contemporary island city getaway. When I walk into my home I instantly feel happy and relaxed, just like I do on vacation!

Thanks Shell!

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