Richmond, 1930's refurbishmentContemporary Entry, London
What Houzz contributors are saying:
When we’ve decided that meeting a neighbor is a priority that we don’t want to leave to chance, “the rest happens,” says Shasta Nelson, CEO of women’s friendship site GirlFriendCircles.com and author of Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness.“Of course, after that decision we still have our internal fears about what they’ll think of us or whether we’ll look stupid standing on their doorstep,” Nelson says. “But we’ll remember how happy we would be to have our neighbors come introduce themselves to us, and eventually the biggest barrier will simply be both being home at the same time!”Knowing our neighbors can make us feel safe in our homes and supported by our community. Here are nine painless ways to break the ice, in increasing order of effort required.