I am in this phase of florals and fringe. Its gotten a little ridiculous actually, and when I really like something I tend to buy the same things over and over. After seeing these photos I don't feel like I'm the only one that feels this way.
Since I am current in no situation to purchase my own home, I always find random images that inspire me to imagine what I would want my home to look like. I know this sounds rather sad, and lame, but I have started quite a collection of images/photos that I hope to use someday. This vision of mine sees an apartment somewhere in Europe, or New York. Although give my current location, I can't complain about my view, or almost perfect weather. Being near a beach is great, but living in a place of elegance and charm is oh so inviting.
I don't know if this the same for everyone, but I always grew up with this misconception that everything in your life eventually falls into place. You go to the right schools, you meet the right type of people, find the right type of job, and be happy where you are. I hate the fact that I believed in something much more than reality. Childhood dreams are just the misconception that just gives you disappointments as an adult. The truth hurts, and maybe if you continue to lie long enough, you'll end up believing it yourself.