Thank you for everyone’s sweet emails, texts, and messages on yesterday’s segment! If you missed watching, here is the link so you can see it as well!
There is something I have owed all of you since back in September, and I feel like a ridiculously bad blogger for keeping it a secret for so long. Here is the thing, so often in life I am a perfectionist. I battle this urge to be perfect at least once every day. Thankfully, after years of practice, I am beginning to cut myself a little slack while learning to embrace being human. Is it pretty? Not always, but I am learning that it is okay to be less than flawless at times.
So here is the thing, I have been teasing about a bathroom remodel since Labor Day weekend. Remember the before pictures I shared at the end of the summer last year? If not, these should refresh your memory.
Yes, not my favorites and I literally still cringe at the sight of blue countertops, peeling linoleum and outdated lighting. (Seriously, you could get a tan under those bulbs! The lights would literally increase the temperature in the bathroom 20+ degrees… Not ideal for getting ready!) Here are a few progress pictures too!
The truth is that I am obsessed with my remodeled bathroom. I know my husband worked very hard to get it all just right and to fit our personal design taste. So why haven’t I shared the final project yet you may ask?
It’s because I don’t think it is quite finished… Hear me out; the structure and foundation of the bathroom may be there, but it is the little things like wall art, new plush towels, baskets for shelving, more pretty containers, etc., that are still missing. I have started purchasing some accessories like a new soap dispenser, shower curtain and rod, and candle holders. Basically all the details are not there yet so I chose not share the ‘after’ until it felt complete.
If I am truly being honest with myself though, my bathroom may never feel complete. I may always want to change this or do that, and if I keep with that attitude I may never find contentment in even the most beautiful spaces.
Life isn’t about getting by until we cross the finish line; it is about relishing in the moments leading up to the culmination. That is why I have decided today to simply count my blessings, be appreciative, relish my Tuesday, and share with all of you my ‘imperfect’ master bathroom that I love so very much!
I know all the pretty details will fall into place over time. Until that day though, my goal is to soak in each morning I am getting ready for the day, and each evening while preparing for bed in a beautiful room that was remodeled by hands and a heart that I love so dearly.
- Do you tend to wait for the Finish Line in life, or do you instead choose to relish in the everyday moments?
- Have you done any remodeling lately? What in your opinion makes a room feel complete?
- If you could remodel any room in your house, which one would it be?