They say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.
I have a problem…I think I have a slight obsession with old wood.
The more distressed, with chipped paint and stains, the better. Case in point…
no that is not dust on that table…
I don’t know how you could look at those pictures and not have your heart start to flutter.
It may be I’m crazy….it may be due to the fact that I was raised by a lady who once walked along the beach and picked up a large piece of driftwood and asked if she should take it home for decoration if I get to that point we might need to stage an intervention. There is just something about old wood that does it for me.
Today…my first Thursday in over a month that I was able to go out and get my shop on…I found a little gem at Home Goods. Although the wood is only made to look old, I still fell in love.
the store clerk named her “Bambi” for me
Now, you are probably thinking:
1) this girl is insane (yes, my husband would agree)
2) It is too soon for Christmas decorations (No worries, I will wait until after Thanksgiving to put it out)
3) If this lady were a better mother than a shopper she would know that this type of decoration is not appropriate for a little one who will be mobile at that time. (I’m an excellent shopper..what can I say?)
4) That is so cute! (I know, right?!)
Whatever you are thinking I feel better with my addiction off my chest…now I can just sit at this stage of “recovery” for awhile right? I don’t see a stop to my purchasing of old wood anytime soon…I’m sure the husband (who will be getting back soon from his work trip) sees things differently.