Dorothy had it right, you can go far and wide but there really is no place like home. Sometimes I wish it was a little further away from my family but I’m pretty sure that home is only so homely because they are so close. I know that the reality of owning our own home is going to be far removed from my delusions but for now while things are so challenging I am indulging myself with a lot of house thoughts and plans. Nothing concrete, just making the days more interesting by thinking about curtains, lighting and a table runner design and creating comfortable little corners where I can create, dream, think or do nothing at all.
These are some of my inspirations. Patchwork curtains in my studio? Oh yes! I didn’t know I needed them until I saw that photo! And a stump for a bedside table? Impractical as heck but so gorgeous! Maybe as a corner table by the sofa instead? With a pretty Zamm lamp on top. Oh yes. And I think painting a blackboard door in the kitchen is the very first thing I will do after we unpack. I’m obsessive about unpacking asap before I lose all motivation. When I get upset about the neighbours from hell or a sister who tries to kill herself at least once a week (it’s really been a long year) or my cats hissing at each other it’s just oh so very nice to slip off to dreamland and think about our very own house and making it into our very own home.