Dallas, TX: Markus and Lilly NeubauerEclectic Nursery, Dallas
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Lilly filled the mint-colored nursery with Moroccan textiles, midcentury furniture and two large prints of herself and Markus as kids. “Home is where we start and end together and where we have the real moments the outside world doesn’t get to see: the big laughs, the sweet kisses and the hard times, too,” Lilly says.See more of this home
“To my children, it is ‘home’ as soon as the family pictures are hung on the wall. Everything falls into place after that.” — Houzzer Sonia Isle, in the CommentsThis story inspired a lot of happy memories and warm fuzzy thoughts, which were shared in the Comments section. Full story: When Does a House Become a Home?
Making new memories. If you really feel unsettled in your space, embrace the fact that it may just take more time. There is, however, a way to speed this process along: Use your home more. Invite friends over for dinner. Host your child’s birthday party at home instead of going out. Have the family over for a holiday celebration. As you create new memories in your home, it will become dear to you. It’s as simple as that.Tell us: When did you first start feeling at home in your home? Have you ever lived somewhere that never really felt like home to you? Or have you lived somewhere that instantly felt like home?More: Create a ‘Forever House’ Connection
The newest makeover effort in the Neubauer home is Heidi’s sweet mint-colored nursery. Moroccan textiles, midcentury furnishings and two enormous prints of Markus and Lilly as children make for a unique space. Paint color: Sea Glass, Martha Stewart Living; daybed: Amazon; bedding: Biscuit; Moroccan pouf: The Gypsy Wagon; curtain rods: Antique Drapery Rod Co.