At any rate, this entire long weekend was a blur of searching for paint, appliances and flooring...for a house that hasn't even been inspected yet.
I actually had to talk myself out of a trip to Charlotte yesterday (Ikea; TWO hours away) because in my SANE mind, I know that if this inspection goes south. then we won't have a house. But in my INSANE mind, I have been busy decorating.
This cute little Cape Cod has been cluttering my mind.
|Yes, it NEEDS a garage. Possibly, with a mudroom to attach to the house. Still trying to figure that one out.|
I've been ALL over Houzz and Pinterest, studying up on the decor for this style of house. And, what I am seeing perfectly mirrors what I've been feeling. A need to "lighten things up."
For the past several years, our (okay, MY..) decorating style has leaned more to a Tuscan-style..dark woods, heavier furniture, earth tones. But, lately, I've been feeling a need to lighten things up. This may be the worst decision I've ever made.
Why? Because I live with slobs, people. Plain and simple.
I found this picture on Houzz as inspiration for my new master bedroom.
Isn't it gorgeous? Even the Husband agreed.
But look at it. Really look at it. That white duvet? In my house?
Never gonna work. NEVER.
Not enough bleach in the world would keep that thing clean.
But that paint color WILL be mine.
In the meantime, I will drool over appliances, floor, etc. as we