So tentatively, our home is going to be featured on a major design blog. I will share which blog after I shoot my house, send the file via Dropbox, complete the interview process, and have a firm date.
In the meantime, I am actually doing much less styling of our home than I thought I would.
Just three bouquets of fresh flowers - which I would have purchased anyway. Some fresh fruit - which I would have purchased anyway. I did paint one side table and one tiny nightstand.
Otherwise, I have staved off the temptation to repaint our entire (huge) master bedroom, and refinish all the wood floors. (Just kidding. I love my worn out oak floors!) My style is, overall, very much an "unstyled lifestyle". Therefore it is only fitting that I stay true to that. Authentically that.
Dude. It's my brand.
I practiced today, right after church, using my big-girl Nikon and the remote shutter-clicky-thingy. I had to practice today, because I had on makeup today. Tomorrow may be another story. The above picture puts me in a giggle fit, because you can clearly see that I had written reminders to myself on my hand earlier in the day.
I just cannot get it right.
I'm also the type of blogger and small business owner who thinks five or ten more friends/customers/readers is pretty dang cool. (I know. I'm hungry like that. Simply put, I am a success-mongering-machine.) This makes me excited about what is on the horizon for this enterprise of mine.
Then again, reaching a hundred or a thousand more with the message of the Finished Work of Christ brings instant tears to my eyes. In that sense, I am as driven as you can be.
The Good News is only Good News if it gets there in time. I want to reach many, many, many...
...through whatever means available.
So I will be working several hours, at least, on shooting my house this week. I have a weakness for interior design and decorating - I'm excited about inviting you into my home, and hopefully inviting a few more into this virtual living room called a "blog" and getting to share some good news.
This project will be a little more styled than my house tour "for no real reason".
Please, hold your applause.