I don't have enough money to do what I want to do and I don't have enough patience to find things and fix them up. I find large spaces daunting, because there are so many decisions to make and so many opportunities for failure. I mean, I can be pretty creative and am able to screw things together and hang photos and match colors, but for the most part, I am more comfortable decorating smaller areas. For instance, my bathroom and hallway look fantastic.
The living room and dining room are one [not so] great room. I have a nice color there now, but for about 5 years, I had the most glaring yellow you could possibly imagine. Why yellow? I have no fucking idea, but I'm pretty sure it's because the guy we hired to paint really fucked up the hues.
So. Yellow walls. Ugh.
But, finally, we repainted [and by we, I mean the husband and my sister and mother, because I was taking the bar exam and enjoying myself] and it looks nice. Kind of a bland color, but whatever. Yellow hurt my eyeballs, so I needed a break.
The rest of the room is decorated in the most eclectic manner you could possibly imagine. While I have long been a fan of eclectic dressing [I used to rock the combat boot/mini skirt/Dead Kennedy's tshirt look, and my eye makeup rivaled Robert Smith's],
|Actually, my lip color and hair also rivaled his.|
My theme, on the other hand, has turned out to be: Whatever strikes your fancy OR whatever people give you that you kind of like OR whatever was on sale at Target that you think looks good.
Doesn't that sound better than random collection of objects?