Taylor Swift Dishes on Design

Last month, in our story about Taylor Swift, we mentioned that the songbird was flying the parental coup. Swift and had purchased a 4,063 square foot 3 bedroom, 4 .5 bathroom penthouse in downtown Nashville for $1,990,000 million.

And now, decorating is on her mind.

According to Rolling Stone, the superstar plans to construct a moat-like pond around her living room fireplace. And what's a pond without koi fish? "I have really, really just strange kind of imagination," she told the show, Extra. "All of the crazy things that I thought of when I was in second grade that I thought it would be cool to put into a condo." And how does she describe her style? She told Oprah Winfrey that it's mostly "whimsical quirky eclectic tree house," and added " I just really want it to be different from everywhere else I see."

Swift has thrived on being different and standing out from her peers. She first started visiting Nashville from her native Pennsylvania at twelve. By thirteen, she was writing songs and landed a development deal with RCA. And she's the first country artist to ever win a Video Music Award.

Learn more about her plans for her new pad...Ever creative, it makes sense that her new condo would reflect her unique sense of style. "You step on a stepping stone in the pond in order to get on a spiral staircase, which takes you up to the human-sized bird cage observatory," Taylor told Rolling Stone about her decorating plans. "They're delivering a human-sized birdcage, which I'll put a brass telescope in. The ceiling of my living room is painted like the night sky."

Her condo will be different from her current digs chez mom and dad in a Nashville surburb. At home, the room that she grew up in is mostly swathed in pink and purple. And her new sprawling 18"x14" closet will be a far cry from the tiny one in her childhood bedroom. "I'm really excited because all my friends moved out and went to college last year ," she told Oprah Winfrey. "And I'm getting those phone calls where they're like, 'Still living with Mom and Dad, huh?'" But not for much longer...
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