I’m home!


Boxes are in every rooms and I still couldn’t find all my sewing accessories. But the internet was finally installed yesterday so I’m now connected to the world!

I sew in the dining room now because the room was quite large and the view is beautiful. I wanted to try sewing while standing up to keep the room from too many furniture. So far I don’t have back pain like I used to have when sewing sitting down, so this might be good. But later maybe I might get one of those bar stool to have sitting down option.

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The three of us are still in honeymoon stage right now. You know that feeling when you find a place that makes you sigh deeply and say to yourself, oh how I wish I can stay here forever. But this time you really are going to stay.

Pictures from my Instagram.

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  • Marta

    Dear Novita, I enjoy a lot your blog, thanks for sharing your great tutorials and let us sell the final products 🙂 I’d love to see this blog updated more often.
    A portuguese sew lover, Marta xo

  • Nakala

    I am inspired by your sewing space. I don’t have a separate room and have to sew
    in my bedroom. Is your bench space specially made for sewing? Also your trolley
    stocked with fabrics, etc. and those small boxes (IKEA is it?) have given me additional
    ideas of how I might streamline my limited space – it gets frustrating having to sort through
    boxes to look for fabric. I also think a narrower, higher sewing table could help both with
    saving space and making sewing more comfortable – as does the idea of sitting on a stool
    sewing rather than having chair on wheels??

    Love your site – I’ve been sewing your reversible bags, wallets, make-up purses and making
    button necklaces and rings for a church run shop in South Australia which donates all the proceeds to overseas orphanages. And am endlessly inspired by the beautiful clothes you make. Keep up the inspiring work and I know your new space and home will be such a blessing to you all.

  • congrats novita! your home looks cozy and comfortable. love the photos!

  • Your new home really looks nice! And the view is fantastic!
    I like big windows!!
    …well, have a good move!!

  • Good on you for scoring your dream home, your pictures make me very nostalgic for my childhood home growing up XD.

  • glad the 3 of you finally home 🙂 . The view is fantastic, I bet a lot of new ideas and design will be born from this..

  • its beautiful.
    welcome home!

  • Sue

    The view out of window reminds me the place i lived in outside of Tokyo.
    sooo looking forward to see your new sewing space and project.

  • Anne-Laure

    Bonjour, très joli post!
    La première photo est superbe.
    Al de France

  • Anne_Laure

    Bonjour, très joli post. la première est photo est superbe, quelle vue…
    Félicitation 😉
    à bientôt
    al (France)

  • Jun

    Love you new house! 🙂 Very beautiful sunlight and surroundings! 🙂 Happy for you.

  • I just wanted to shoot you a quick note that I am sooo happy for you! From the little I know about you and your familiy I have the feeling that all three of you really deserve this!
    Best wishes,

    • verypurpleperson

      That’s so sweet of you! Thank you so much! ♥

  • And what a lovely home it is!

  • congrats with the new home! good luck with your new sewing standing up!… and i love that rat in the window! I have one the same too following me! 😉

    • verypurpleperson

      That white rat is my son’s favourite, he called the rat Ron-chan ^_^

  • Oh, I’m so happy to hear that you guys are loving your new home! Congrats! And I like the idea of sewing standing up– my back bothers me when I sit hunched over the machine for too long.

  • Sewing princess

    Love your window picture! Your new home looks fantastic and I wish you a great time there

  • Wishing you every happiness in your new home.

  • Marilyn

    Congratulations on your new beautiful home!!!!!!!!

  • Agostina

    it looks lovely! those windows are incredible.
    I ADORE the mouse in th first picture. so fluffy. 😉

  • congrats on your new home! looks really cozy.

  • Okaerinasaiiiiii.

    What a lovely, lovely new home you have. Choo suteki!

    • verypurpleperson

      Arigatou gozaimashita! ^_^

  • Far

    Congrats! 🙂

  • This looks like a great place to live. I wish you lots of happiness in your new home.

  • It looks absolutely wonderful. Do you live in Tokyo?

    • verypurpleperson

      Yes, at the outskirts of Tokyo 🙂

  • Many congratulations on your bright start, I love this beautiful post.

    • verypurpleperson

      Thank you Yoshimi! ♥♥♥