Tell me if you recognize this scenario.
You buy a new “something”.
You bring it into your house and put it where you know it will look good.
But it doesn’t fit. So you have to move something else to make it fit. Which is fine, but once you move that thing, you have to move the painting over it, then the lamp has to be shifted, which means that thing has to be moved to that other thing, which doesn’t match the original thing so you have to go back and take the entire painting down and move it to the other wall, leaving a big space where it used to be.
5 hours later you’ve moved every single thing in the room, cried 4 times and fell asleep on the floor.
No? Well then you’re a better person than I.
Because this happens to me pretty much every time I bring anything new into the house whether it’s for my bedroom, bathroom, kitchen or living room.
I’ve been known to go through the same scenario just by buying a new brand of toilet paper.
So it was no surprise when I bought a new chest of drawers for my living room that it would take a little rearranging. Turns out I was wrong. It took a lot of rearranging.
Paintings, lights, accessories. It was ridiculous.
My decorator sister (the one who owns a pink suede tool belt) happened to be here at the time and noticing the big space we’d left on one wall where a painting had to be moved. She disappeared for a second and when I turned around there was a basket hanging on the wall. Two seconds later there was another basket hanging on the wall.
They were perfect.
The baskets are light and are really just hanging by small nails. I’d change that to something a bit stronger but … well … we all know what happens when you change one little thing.
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