October 06, 2016 09:38 AM

 

NeNe Leakes’ Atlanta home has six bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms and two kitchens — but she rarely leaves her master bedroom.

“I walk right in and walk straight into the bedroom,” the Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 49, tells PEOPLE. “I am a bedroom girl. I lay on the bed and talk on the phone, I eat in my bedroom. I do everything in my bedroom.”

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Leakes’ multi-functional bedroom features an oversized Marge Carson bed — “It was one of those things that you walk in and you just love. I had to have it!” — plush pillows and silver wallpaper.

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“I am obsessed with wallpapers,” says the Fashion Police co-host.

Leakes — who moved into her Mediterranean-style house a year ago along with her husband Gregg, 62, and sons Bryson, 26, and Brent, 17 — did all of the decorating in her home herself.

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“I do piece by piece,” she says. “It’s work to find the piece that you like. The table will sit empty until I find the right lamp. I would rather it sit empty than buy something that I don’t love. I am still looking for a few pieces for my master.”

Her overall aesthetic has been “all white and mirrors” — a contrast from her former “traditional home.”

“I wanted something completely different,” says Leakes. “This is bright and I like that.”

She was also drawn to the house for its convenient location.

“Location is very important because I go to the airport all the time so I wanted to be located near the highway!”

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