This Rental Apartment Is a Celebration of Vibrant Music, Color, and Pattern

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Living room with orange velvet sofa, mid-century tables, colorful rug, and concert artwork on wall
Credit: Nancy Elliott

Name: Nancy Elliott, husband, son, and daughter
Location: Elora, Ontario
Type of home: Bungalow apartment
Size: 1,000 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: We are a loud and fun family, and our home reflects that. We love music and incorporate it where we can. Lots of vibrant colours and patterns. We also have a love for vintage things. We like to show our different personalities in our decor.

Credit: Nancy Elliott

We are kind of different in a world of grey, and we like to show it in our unique decorating style. We love to be bright!

Describe your home’s style in 5 words or less: Colorful, warm, vintage, modern, creative

Credit: Nancy Elliott

What is your favorite room and why? The living room is my favorite room. It is spacious and full of color; it has a warm feeling. It also has posters and setlists from different concerts that bring memories. Our couch is large. and we frequently have full family cuddles or video game sessions!

Credit: Nancy Elliott

What’s the last thing you bought (or found!) for your home? We bought quite a few things as of late! Our rugs and our sofa are from Wayfair. We also bought some tables (this one and these) clock, etc.

Credit: Nancy Elliott

Any advice for creating a home you love? Put your love into it, pour memories into it, and don’t be afraid to be yourself. Mix vintage in there to add more of a warm feeling.

This submission’s responses were edited for length and clarity.