Still nesting… I swear my little crow gets moved around at least 400 times before I find a spot for him. He’s very fussy about where he goes (or, at least, I am) and doesn’t like to be somewhere that’s not in full view. So, he’s sitting atop my brand new butler’s trolley / display cabinet thingy. I love it – it’s so cute. Room for books and knick-knacks and other stuff (ie junk) that needs to be quickly shoved into a drawer when people come over.
I don’t always buy brand new things – normally I am a hunt-around-until-you-find-it-second-hand kind of girl, but I wanted to have a few new things for myself this time. Especially this piece – it’s quirky and colourful and just a bit different. It matches with everything else and yet stands out at the same time. And Mr Crow seems to like it 🙂
I’m still in a mess everywhere, but am resigned to being in that state for quite some time. Setting up a home takes a while and I want to get things right, not just chuck stuff around the rooms and say “that’ll do”. So I am doing little bits at a time – that way it is less overwhelming. I’m still struggling with motivation about life in general right now (got a lot going on and my brain has decided to just not deal with ANYTHING) so putting stuff away and being tidy is not exactly a priority (I say that like it is EVER a priority for me). But the more little cosy corners I have, the happier I feel. Eventually, my whole house will be one big cosy corner – I hope so, anyway.
May your home be happy today and always x