Over two years ago, my husband and I bought an old house. We moved from a pristine, Arts and Crafts, 1920’s home. To a disaster 1890’s Victorian. We have lived here while rehabbing.
It has been:
The Internet has become part of my life in a way that it wasn’t before. The last two years, I’ve spent an insane amount of time hunched over the computer. The access to ideas, inspiration, fixtures, tile, advice… has been invaluable. But it also makes it nearly impossible to settle for anything less than the perfect solution. If you keep looking long enough, you will find exactly what you’re looking for. I have spent untold hours scrolling, scrolling, scrolling… searching, searching, searching… For that one,unnamable, elusive concept.
The parts I’ve found most enjoyable are personal, house-centered, blogs. The ones with actual content. And actual homes, with real projects, real experiences, and real limitations. Not just gorgeous pictures and pristinely decorated, unattainable spaces.
I found myself wanting to be a part of that experience. To share the process of what we are doing with our home, with people who are similarly inclined. I hope that this finds interested readers, and leads me to other blogs that I’ve missed.