Yesterday I bought a little notebook and spent the better part of the evening filling it with lists of ideas and projects. I had been feeling slightly scattered and overwhelmed the past couple weeks. Other than getting my Gift Shoppe into shape, it didn’t seem as if I’d accomplished much. This was starting to bum me out, especially since there is so much to doaround here. Does this happen to anyone else?
I guess I was just in a creative lull, a blogger’s block. I’ve been in this spot many times. I don’t like it. As I focus more time on achieving certain dreams, I needed to find a better way toorganize my thoughts, create some game plans, and simply get some stuff done!
After hours of brainstorming, I feel more inspired and have some clear directions and goals. As a new week, a new month, a new season is about to begin, I now have a new plan. Let’s do this!
I actually even gave myself an hour to sneak away from my little inn to hit some some of my favorite antique shops. I wasn’t looking for anything in particular, but found a fewtreasures to bring home.
Part of my brainstorming session included some ideas for fall, including giving my dining room shelves a touch of autumn.
I dug through a shelf of books and found this beautiful stack in green and orange. It’s one of my favorite color combinations, and it’s perfect for fall. The books should work out beautifully!
I also stumbled upon a small collection of hand brooms. I’m hoping to work them into my display as well.
Finally, I found a pair of blue shutters and a long reddish-orange level. I’m totally in love with the saturated color of these pieces.
I’m not sure where they are going or how I’ll use them, but I just knew they had to come home with me.
So, with a little antiquing and brainstorming under my belt, I’m ready for this new week, new month, new season, and all the adventure that comes with them!
Have a happy Labor Day weekend, everyone!