Take Me To The Ocean

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I’m not a person who puts a lot of value in astrological signs, I don’t base my weeks on the horoscope in the paper, and when by chance I do happen to glance at it, I usually just laugh at just how off it really is.  Though if you ask me what ‘my sign‘ is, I’ll tell you straight up, I’m a pisces.  A woman of the water.

It wasn’t until this past month that I’ve truly come to realize just how much I crave water…I love the ocean, the lake.  Floating on the warm water staring up at the clouds as they roll by.  I can easily take myself out of frustration, out of my busy-ness, with a short drive to the ocean.  I’m blessed, I live so close.  Twenty minutes and I am face to face with the mouth of the Atlantic.  Even with my kids running and playing sea side, I find peace.  Calm.

So today, in a very quick decision, I decided that I want to bring the ocean home.  Into my bedroom.  I want to create a space in our room where I can relax in complete peace.  Though, it may not be the true ocean, it’s will be a reflection of all the calm that I crave from water.  Over the next few weeks I’ll be posting my progress, and some how-to’s.  I will be doing this on a very small budget, as this was not something I planned on doing.  So re-purposing, painting, re-apolstering and sewing will come into play here.  Also a lot of yard sales.  (How I love a good yard sale)

One thing I am very grateful for is a generous mother, who is currently redesigning her own bedroom…and has gone from blue tones to neutrals and reds.  She’s already given me a pure white area rug and a few other things…just need to clean them up!

But for now, I find myself wandering around pinterest, pinning things for my bedroom.  Feel free to follow my Ocean Bedroom pins here.

So, until my next post…

photo found on pinterest. Cannot find original poster.

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