Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Oh, Internet Friends

I have a confession to make.

I am getting in a spring purging mood. As in I want to throw out all my furniture and buy NEW. As in I want to clean out every closet and rid myself of everything in them. I want all NEW clothes. I want to go to a homeschooling convention and buy all NEW curriculum. I want to empty the freezer of everything and fill it with NEW veggies from the yet-to-be-planted garden. But, common sense (and the banking account) will prevail and I won't be doing that.

But there is something I can do. I can paint.

I want to paint. I need to paint. It is "in me" and must be done. Something about picking out a new color feels like "starting over."

This morning I was looking at the walls in our living room and thought, "This room needs painting." And ladies, once I have that thought I cannot get it out of my head. It is there and will stay there until I have moved all the furniture, covered the floors, and painted all night long. Yes, that's what I do. I stay up all night after the kids are in the bed and paint.

I will be looking at the ole calendar later today to pick a painting day and it will be done. Or I might just go completely loopy.

9 comments:

  1. Your not alone in the Spring fever area. I got that "bug" too...lol!
    Especially knowing we'll be moving in month and a half. I just want to go through and throw everything out. I'm so tired of looking at the clutter. haha
    Painting does help give the room a make over without changing anything else. So I say go for it!
    Be blessed!

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  2. This is good timing; I NEED someone to paint for me lol.

    I love this time of year when we are in the mood to spruce things up. Spring is SO invigorating!

    Happy Projects,

    Trixie

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  3. I could have written these exact words!! That is EXACTLY how I feel and alas, my budget also prevents me to do so. I will also be painting next week. . . my house feels dark and dim and I want to brighten it up.

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  4. Wow. New furniture sounds like so much less hassle...

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  5. You go, girl! and be sure to keep us updated with pictures!!

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  6. Hope you get that painting day in soon and make sure you show us some before & after pictures!

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  7. You know who to call when you get ready to buy that paint, right? Let me remind you, call our house. Speak to the expert. Get contractor's pricing. Seriously. Call. :)

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