Fancy Focus Friday

“Focus. Focus. Focus.”

I have to tell myself this constantly. My imagination is always running wild.

I have lists upon lists of project ideas.
I have lists upon lists of organization ideas.
I have lists upon lists of lists!
This is getting ridiculous.

I won’t even get into the endless ideas saved in my Pinterest boards.
(Will I EVER get around to doing any of those things? Who knows.)

One of my biggest peeves, though, is being able to actually finish a project once it’s started.
There’s always something I have to do before I can do something else.

For example, I want to strip the old stain from my coffee table, sand it, and re-stain it some dazzling shade of teal. Before I can do that, however, I have to buy some stripper.
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Green!

Since today is St. Patrick’s Day, I planned to paint something green.

After looking through my house and my storage building like 5 times, I couldn’t find anything I wanted to paint that colour, but I did find something that already was green.

I forgot about it because it was stuck behind a door and some other headboards in the building. I lose things. Can you imagine? Hah.

I paid $5 for it at a thrift store last year.

Cool, right?

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At least something here is green. I do NOT have a green thumb. It’s more of a yellowish-brown.

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Oh, Headboard! How I adore thee.

I have a lovely tufted headboard in a not-so-lovely and stained shade of green.

I found it on Craigslist many moons ago for $30. I wasn’t so in love with the colour when I saw it, but it was a steal so I got it anyway. I didn’t mind the green so much after a while, but then I noticed the stain or faded part or whatever it is on this fabric that makes it ugly.

I’m trying not to think too hard about what the previous owners did to it.

I DO love this thing, though.

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A monster might live under my building. I should be careful.

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