So... I love blogging for LOTS of reasons... but between the comments, the sharing of tons of talent, and getting inspiration from every corner of the blogging world... well... it's enough to hook a girl :)
Speaking of comments... I had a few this week that made me laugh out loud. LITERALLY.
These were the parts of their comments that I found flattering... but humorous just the same.
... your pictures look like they are straight out of a Pottery Barn catalog! Good Job!
and Robin said...
...so I belive that there is not ONE ugly thing in your house - EVERYONE has something ugly, but apparently YOU do not!...
I thought I could just take these comments sitting down... but I-just-cant!
ONLY living room furniture we own
We have 2 of these WAY too big chairs, that my parents were going to give to their local thrift store, when I rescued them from the donation heap.
We had NOTHING to sit on... and had to sell our couch, to earn money to move BACK after we lived in AZ... so in to my house... these "beasts" came.
They are SO SO SO beat up, stained and ugly.
They are wearing super thin, and have had about EVERYTHING in our house either splattered, spilled, or dropped on them.
(currently we are cleaning up apple juice... and this picture was taken yesterday. UGH)
I hate that these guys are the FIRST thing that people see when they come in my house... but I AM glad that we have SOMETHING for people to sit on, even if they are kinda "oogly"
Better then the ground, right???....... right??? LOL
(please lie to me)
Even my "cute" spaces... look "Ugly" most days.
So don't fool yourself... into thinking that just because I have a clean picture on my blog sidebar, means that it looks like that all... or even 50% of the time.
Wish it was... but it's SO Not True.
And I don't even want to TALK about the basement.
It's our toy GRAVEYARD and kid haven.
I just let my kids trash this space everyday, while I try to get work done... and then clean it up at the end of the day.
Oh... and you wanna talk UGLY!....
Let me get a little closer for you, so you can see...
HELLO, GAPING HOLE IN THE WALL!!!
It's been about 2 years... think we might want to get around to making some kind of cupboard or door for this massive water shut off, in the MIDDLE of our basement living room????
Here are some other "not so pretty" places that we like to just ignore...
cluttered, crap closet in the basement...
and the AWESOME paint job, in our back room.
(rolling my eyes) ughhh...
The list goes on people!!!... I PROMISE you!...
The "great, PB looking" pictures that I take for my blog, are not ONLY for your viewing pleasure, but for MY OWN, as well. lol.
Because some days, I just sit and stare at my "clean" laundry room, or "pretty" new project that I just finished on my blog... to tune out the tornado...
... that occasionally is my life.
I'm off to clean something up...I feel my OCD's and insecurities kicking in.
Please nobody come to my home for the next 2 hours.... I may or may not answer the door. LOL