Treat Yo'Self: To Decor on Your Birthday

Being that I just turned another year older and bought my first home, I think I may have settled on a new birthday tradition: treat myself to a coveted decor item on my birthday.

Up until now my birthday tradition, that my mom started, was to buy a new outfit on my birthday (which I'm not sure will be given up). Now that I have an entire home to fill out and not a lot of money to do it, I think it would be a good time to up the ante and start putting away a little bit at a time to purchase one exciting item on my birthday each year. Now, it doesn't have to be big or expensive, but something that I wait and save for that will make getting it on that special day all the sweeter. Now, the question is, do I pass up this unprepared year or do I pull the trigger on the FLOR rug that I really want for the dining room?

Do you have any kind of decor buying traditions?

(Image: FLOR)

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Alysha is a photographer and designer living in Seattle who loves dark chocolate, tea, and all things furry. In her spare time you'll find her with paint in her hair renovating her 1919 Craftsman and sharing the process on her blog Old House New Tricks.