New Home Makers' Quizlette: Mai Nguyen

New Home Makers' Quizlette: Mai Nguyen

Welcome to our New Home Makers' Quizlette: A place where we get all the details from real people with real lives and very real budgets all on a quest to build the modern home. No fuss. No frill. Just facts (plus some furniture). 


Name: Mai Nguyen

Pronoun: She/her

Age: 29

Location: Houston

Occupation: Mom and founder of IAMAI

Type of home: 3 bedroom home from the 70s

Time in your space: 1 year

Cohabitants: My fiancé and our 2 babies


Side table: The side of my bed 

Where you dream: My bed

Your biggest splurge: It’s between my Nordic Knots rug and my dining table. 

Your latest additionOur Bocca sofa and Lightly chairs from Noho


Coziest corner: Our Floyd sectional area

Things that make you happyMy little curation of everything that makes our house a home! 


A tip: Avoid purchasing unnecessary items to fill empty space; over time, meaningful items will naturally find their place. This way, you save both money and space.