Before our third sleep in our new bed, I went out and bought a new pillow. I don’t know if that’s what did the trick or if it was because I started getting used to the bed but I had a great sleep that night and I’m now fully comfortable on the new mattress. I’m so thankful for that.
I bought new towels and a bath mat set for our ensuite. They seemed to match when I had them in the cart in the store but when I brought everything home and put the items in place, the bath mat set looked too blue! I returned it and have yet to find a better match but right now I’m sick of shopping so I feel like ‘whatever’. I don’t care if I have to go a while without a set. I also bought a new set of sheets and and as I was putting a pillow into one of the pillowcases, the pillowcase tore along the side. That meant another trip back to the store. I phoned ahead and since they had several of the same sheet sets in stock, they were able to exchange the pillowcase without me returning the full set of sheets.
California closets and/or good quality closet organizers are a lot more expensive than we imagined! We are now considering a much less expensive closet solution for the things we keep in dresser drawers and may redo our home office rather than the closet. We bought our home nearly seven years ago and do a little refurnishing, renovating and decorating each year. Our home office is our last room to do. Ken painted the walls last spring so we just need (want) new office furniture.
I’m not crazy about shopping and I’m even less crazy about returning things so I’m looking forward to our nest being fully feathered and the shopping complete.
At work, I discovered that I had some leave that I hadn’t used yet! I put it towards a few days off at the end of my employment so my last day of work is now May 31st instead of June 6th! One of my boys and his family is coming to visit on June 7th so it’s going to be wonderful to have the extra time to prepare for their visit.
And, I’ve discovered something new (new to me). I’ve seen many wonderful journals such as this one:
on Pinterest. I’ve repinned some of them. I absolutely love this art and I want to learn how to do it. It reminds me of scrapbooking and I’ve done plenty of that (both paper and digital). I’ve always loved a lot of layering on my pages but I don’t know what kind of journal to use. Are there journals being made for this specific purpose or do people use any kind of a journal type book? Do any of you create these types of journals? How did you get started? If you have any tips or links you could pass along, I would greatly appreciate it.
Have a wonderful week!