|love this room.|
want to live in it.
Things that I used to love (like birthday parties, holidays, decorating, etc.) just seemed like such a waste of time.
I really didn't care where my pictures were hung or how my furniture was placed.
In some ways, near-death-experiences are good because they help put things in perspective.
Once I was sitting on the toilet in my new house (I do this often).
All around me, the floor and walls are cream, the woodwork is wood, the tub and toilets are khaki colored.
I imagined painting the walls and woodwork white, and then changing the tile floor and replacing the tub and toilet.
I thought of the time and money that it would cost to make these changes.
I was DISGUSTED.
What a huge waste of life.
There are people in the world who are starving and I was considering renovations costing thousands of dollars to change the SHADE of white in my house.
I'm sorry. It really is shameful how we spend our money sometimes.
I remember my friend Josie who visited from the Philipeans.
She came with me to Target when I spent $40 on tampons and panty liners.
I remember her shock at how much I spent on something so disposable.
We didn't get into an in depth conversation that day about what she used, but I often think of her pure shock at the excess we have here in America.
I'm waking up a bit and beginning to make my new home mine.
I can tell I'm feeling better because I'm planning and dreaming and getting excited about Halloween and pictures for my wall.
Want to see some ideas I have for my Living Room?
Not that I'm actually going to buy any furniture any time soon... we are spending all our money on snow blowers and lawn mowers and rakes and wheel barrows and snow tires.
But, someday I will get new furniture and today I'm liking blue/brown.
Please forgive my non-sources. I just saved pictures from the internet onto my phone and didn't save the source. I really should look stuff up on Pinterest, but I'm not there yet.
I love these rooms...
I love these color combos and these pictures show me that I love fun throw pillows...
Don't you love these couches from Macy's? They're Martha Stewart.
I kind of want to combine a fancy couch with a sectional like these from JC Penney...
And a few accessories...
It feels good to dream again!
Life is good.