4 Things You NEED to Do Before You Move
Moving presents many ups and downs. Between packing up boxes and shuffling aside memories of good times, it can be an emotional time! But it's also an exciting new beginning, one that ought to give you those feel-good tingles of possibility. Even if you haven't lived in your current place for years and years, it's important to give the place you called home a proper send-off. It's why this Apartment Therapy list of things you simply have to do before setting off for new habitat horizons struck a chord. Read on to make sure you do it right.
Whether it's an intimate dinner party or full-on rager, you'll want to throw at least one social gathering at your house. It'll ensure you have some really great memories in the space and provide a proper send-off.
We often fill our weekend social calendars with tons of activities and places to be. But before you move, make a point to devote an entire weekend to lolling about your place. Listen to music loudly. Cook dinner for yourself. Get to know the quality of light that streams in through windows at various points of the day. Enjoy your existing home before it's time to move on.
Cook a massive, totally out-of-your-comfort-zone meal. Undertake a big crafting project! Make some kind of mess in your current home. It'll make it feel so much more lived in and appreciated.
You probably have photos of yourself in your home. But what about photos of the actual space? If you're leaving a place you've loved and whose details you've come to adore, you'll appreciate having a visual record of it further down the line. It's also fun to look back on what your style was like at the time!
Head to Apartment Therapy to see more things everyone should do before moving homes.
Do you make sure to do these things before moving? Tell us in the comments!