Friday, November 22, 2013

Unconventional Headboards

I am about to embark upon a project, a curtain headboard project.  I have the smallest bedroom in the house and too much furniture as it is so I have no headboard or footboard. I have been trying to decide between a painted headboard and a curtain headboard.  I purchased a curtain panel tonight on clearance and and am going to give it a try.  I don't have a bedframe and only one panel so it may not loof this full or rich but these are some great inspirations for some not so conventional headboards.

What is your favorite?





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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Vanity Removed

I remember as a teen waking up very early before school to hot roll my hair... yeah, yeah, yeah, I know, what on earth are hot rollers? They are incredibly hot torture devices girls of the eighties used to use to beautify ourselves. I would sweat my butt off sitting in front of a fan waiting for my hair to set hoping my makeup didn't melt in the process.

Vanity? I suppose. Vanity seems to die along with age, or is it just me? Don't get me wrong, I still try to look nice. Perhaps it was the cancer and being bald. I am not sure but somewhere I have mellowed out a bit and don't mind so much what others think.

Our society puts so much pressure on us to conform to look a certain way.  It is sad really.

I recently took some medicine to reduce water gain in my ankles. Unfortunately, it absorbed the fluid that had been residing in my breast which had a quadrant of tissue removed from breast cancer seven years ago. Now I am totally lopsided and there is over a two cup size difference.

No worries right? I am alive. I am healthy.

Until bathing suit season comes...

See? Society. I am blessed. Period. Plain and simple. It doesn't matter to me and no one else should be looking to notice anyhow.

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