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Inspired by blogs I’ve happened upon, suddenly I’m taking the dishes out of the cabinets! Suddenly I’m making “tablescapes”! Suddenly I’m rearranging furniture and enjoying my house! I feel like I have been asleep and not really paying attention to my old friend, my home.
I made holiday tags from Christmas cards as suggested by Abbie. This morning I dropped off some post-holiday gifts to family we were unable to visit during the holidays. They thought these tags were great (plus they kept my 7 year old busy for a Sat. afternoon!).
One afternoon I made fudge from Karla’s Cottage.
You could hear the comments reverberating through the hallway:
Son: Hey, Mom made fudge!
Eldest daughter: WHAT??
Son: I know! It’s chocolate!!
Eldest daughter: Are you kidding me? Is it done yet?
I so enjoy Mary’s daily meanderings through her Little Red House. She inspired me to spend a sunny afternoon last weekend in my livingroom really looking at what’s in there and enjoying the stories that room has to tell.
My family cannot figure out what is going on! Not even my husband…
“There’s a lot going on here lately-why?”
Me: I’m reading these design blogs…well, not really professional blogs but women who are just really in love with their homes and the life that goes on in them. They’re just so inspirational!
Response: Hmmmm, Read on!
I feel like I have woken from a decorating slumber! Thank you for making me enjoy where I am in the present moment! I was really here all the time! And winter is such a great time for beginning to enjoy my surroundings. Thank you, thank you for the inspiration!