Do you guys ever feel stress?
I am sure I am the only one in this little world that does. ha. That thought is a little self absorbed I am sure.
Well, this is a rather frustrating thing for me to admit, let me explain. I got my degree in interior design. I am on a budget, to be clear a TIGHT budget. I have never actually purchased new furniture (okay 4- $20.00 dining chairs and an faux leather ottoman $90.00, both for cost during my internship)
So, I look at all these awesome design blogs, and then look at my completely unfinished house and feel overwhelmed. There is no way I can buy a new couch, side chair, awesome fabric, a million other things… yet.
But besides that, even if I can squeeze 50.00 out of my grocery budget to spend on home stuff, I am just swimming with ideas, that I have no idea where to start.
I have never had a single favorite thing my whole life(obviously besides my husband and daughter… i am talking things). I have a list of favorite movies, foods and things to do. When it comes to design I would feel as comfortable in a contemporary feeling home as a clean simple country home. I guess you could say my taste is eclectic, but I desire some sort of linking element. I have always tried to do this with color… But I just don’t want to be confined in my color palette. I NEED color. There is no color what. so. ever. in Texas during winter.
But I want my house to look, well, AWESOME… without spending a dollar.
I am not afraid to work, in fact I love to work on my house, there is hardly anything else as self affirming to me as a good long day of housework. Weird I know. I just feel such a sense of accomplishment… and it is not usually because my house is clean at the end of a project day, quite the opposite is true usually, rather, that accomplishment is from now having a dimmer switch, a new pair of drapes, and the books are organized by author, finally. Ah… love.
But, now that I have Etta, I haven’t had a block of two hours to myself for 6 months. So, my thoughts go from one place to another. Last night I was laying awake until 3:00 in the morning praying to fall asleep only to have to jot down another idea that just struck me onto the already full piece of 8.5 x 11 paper.
Do you guys feel this way?
Am I a complete nutter?
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