NYC Ridgewood, Queens Home Tour Part 2 with James Kivior

February is seasonally the most boring time in NYC as there's no life in the trees and the snow fall is the most scenic attraction. To distract you from this dreary time I'm taking you into the extraordinary home of James Kivior of @thepretentioushome. James's 600 square foot pad is located int he heart of Ridgewood, Queens which borders Bushwick Brooklyn. Feast your eyes on his eclectic, whimsical space that is filled with great ideas and decor inspo. NYC is the land of the most unique homes that all share a different story. Check out my live tour on IGTV @tanika_nyclifestyle.

Jame's Take on Living in NYC

1. You lived in your rental apartment for 10 years; what inspired you to make new updates? Lately, being at home for the past year due to Covid I've become really bored with my home. I needed a little project to keep me inspired and to keep my IG followers interested. With the free time I was able to make some small changes that I had planned to do for the longest time.

2. Do you see yourself living in Ridgewood, Queens for the next few years or do you have plans to move? If so, where to next? I'm locked into this lease for 2 more years. Ultimately, I would like to move down south to Chattanooga or Greenville, SC.

3. What are your favorite colors for home decor and for your wardrobe? My wardrobe and the colors of my home are very different. I typically wear a lot of black and grey. In my home I love coral red and malachite green.

4. Tell us which design trend you're tired of seeing in interior spaces? I'm tired of all design trends. I'm super jaded LOL.

5. If you could move to another country; where woul