When we painted the exterior of the house white, the old door became impossible to look at every day. The overall condition didn’t match the freshness of our crisp white paint (and I despised the spindles, and the handle. They reminded me of my grandma’s house, but not in a good way:). However, I loved the original door, and wanted to keep it, just give it a little face lift. I mean it is a 100 year old door! We had to keep it.
I’m all about keeping original character, but also breathing in new life.
I wish I had better shots of the door & entryway before we painted, but I think you get the idea from these pics.
The bottom half of the door was cracking and splintering from years and years of sun and water damage. The baseboard was missing chunks and the door handle didn't exactly function.
You're probably spending a lot more time at home lately. Your home or apartment might be doubling as your office, classroom, playroom, gym and more. Those walls might be starting to majorly close in, I know mine are! After living in our home for over two years, I still feel like I haven't unpacked. Half of my clothes and shoes are still in the garage, my drawers have been bursting at the seams, and our closets are so tiny I can't make of sense of where to put anything. So add all of that added chaos on top of clutter and disorganization, and that's a recipe for some major stress.
I decided to start with decluttering and organizing my drawers.
11:11. So what does it mean anyway? Well, for what seems like forever now, I've been seeing 11:11 pretty much on every day. And yes, I've known that it's a good omen and that if you see it, it’s a sign from the Universe that you’re on the right path. So, naturally, I became obsessed. However, I never knew all of the magical hidden meanings behind this auspicious number.
Let's face it, I don't care if you're the positive person in the world, and a rainbow literally follows you around on a daily basis, we all have bad days. No one's lives are sunshine and rainbows 365 days out of the year. Some days maintaining a positive mindset can be a bit of a struggle. I'm sharing with you some tips and easy practices that can help.