My problem right now is that everything that I want to do seems to hinge on something else. Case in point, the bedroom. I really want to paint our bedroom because it's all bright and lime green and gross...but the problem is that I want to get a new bedspread, so I can't paint until I find the bedspread that I want so I can paint to match it...
You know what else I've learned from that little dilemma? I'm cheap. Like, really cheap. I was looking for a bedspread and couldn't find anything that I would spend the money (or leftover wedding gift cards) on. Anything I did like seemed to be duvet covers, and we don't have a duvet because I refuse to spend $100 + on a duvet, just to spend another $100 + on a duvet cover. It makes no sense to me.
I must be getting old.
So there you go, no progress in our bedroom because I can't decide on anything. Even though I was at Zellers today and the bedset I like is on sale for $119 (for a whole bed in a bad dealio with throw pillows and stuff) but I can't decide if I $119 like it. I have a problem.
So if I forget about the bedroom, the next problem I'm facing is the living room. I also want to paint the living room because it's all yellow and blah...but all of our furniture is hand-me-down, unmatched stuff, so I don't want to paint to try and match the unmatched furniture when hopefully down the line we'll get new furniture. So I can't decide if I should just leave it yellow, or should I paint it pretty much the same colour I painted the living room at the apartment, which seemed to match all the unmatched stuff there. So, once again, no progress.
Then I start to think - "Maybe the bedroom and living room are too big to tackle. Maybe I should work on something smaller, like the kitchen or the bathroom or the spare room." But that would be ridiculous, wouldn't it? To spend time and money painting those rooms when our primary rooms are being ignored?
I did, however, start some work on the yard. My mom and brother came over last weekend and helped us turn the non-garden out front into something more respectable. I'll post pictures later once things start to take and flourish a bit more. So that's progress.
That progress is overshadowed by the growing collection of random furniture in our garage though. The garage has already become dangerously cluttered with a dresser, coffee table, and end table. I have plans for all these things of course, but for right now, they live in the garage.
What I need is a weekend. One good, solid weekend of nothing going on where I can get things done around here. That and some money. Money would be helpful.
You know what sounds like more fun that figuring out all that? Sitting here in my jogging pants and watching America's Next Top Model, that's what.
What about you? Any projects sitting around just begging to be completed at your house? I didn't even mention the pile of cookbooks sitting in the middle of my office because I have been too lazy to carry them to the kitchen.
I have a problem. This problem is made even worse by the fact that I was far too lazy to enhance this blog post with any pictures. Weep for me.