I am planning on moving when my lease is up july first. it feels like bad timing in a way. Just as I leave, Stuyvesant Town has added hundreds of new trees and cute street lights lining the walkways. Despite the buildings looking like sterile boxy projects, all the green has made it rather charming. Babies outnumber the elderly (actually, this makes it way too Park Slope creepy). My roommate is also really nice and never home, and my rent is what I paid in 2001.
However, I am obsessed with moving to a place with architectural details. Something where a crazy velvet couch and deco wallpaper will not feel out of place.
Current Ebay obsessions:
anything hand beaded
rompers with tie-dye and watercolor prints
rose gold and signet rings
flapper dresses and clothing with neo-deco details
1920's ancient egyptian inspired jewelry
liberty prints and grunge-era florals
moroccon (specifically berber) coin necklaces
heimstone, jerome dreyfus, lyell, vena cava, sigerson morrison,
i look up my size in the vintage shoe category, often choosing to search by what size i am not instead of what size i am. for example, (-8, -7, -6 -5, -narrow) and then i look through all the ones that come up. it's the best way to find shoes on the cheap because most people tend to only look at famous "shops" like mamastone or thriftwares
i am ebay obsessed, if it wasn't obvious already :)