Nicely guys, I had a really irritating day yesterday and I did not do as a lot on the house health club as I had deliberate. I dropped my exterior exhausting drive that comprises all my photographs from all my 16 years of running a blog, after which it would not work. I assumed it was being backed as much as Carbonite, however after I logged into my Carbonite account and chosen that drive, there was nothing there. ANYTHING!! I spent a ridiculous period of time yesterday desperately looking for somebody who might get my footage off that onerous drive. Actually no one in Waco can try this so it needed to be shipped to Austin the place they should placed on their little Tyvek bunny garments and take my exhausting drive right into a clear room and really fastidiously disassemble it and see what info (if any) they will salvage, all for the cut price worth of $1,900.
I used to be completely sick of it. It has been 16 years of posting photographs and movies on the weblog, from the apartment to our home, and all of the initiatives and rooms I’ve finished. To say it spoiled the remainder of my day could be an understatement. I used to be so unhappy, depressed, annoyed and indignant (at myself for not checking my Carbonite repeatedly to verify every thing was being finished appropriately!), and I felt so unmotivated to work on something. I simply wished to take a seat in mattress and cry and eat ice cream.
However I didn’t. After pouting and sulking for some time, I lastly managed to stand up and do one thing. Something. Sulking and pouting wasn’t going to repair my exhausting drive, so I pressured myself to refocus.
What I made a decision to do was to assemble our new Swedish ladder. I initially meant to make a Swedish ladder from scratch, however then determined I would reasonably save time and purchase a ready-to-assemble Swedish ladder that I do know is effectively made and really sturdy. Then Bought this one at The Beam Store. It was quite simple to assemble. However putting in it on the wall generally is a totally different story.
This factor is rather well made and I like that it has 1.5 inch dowels. These shall be very robust. I do not love the colour, although. As I discussed earlier than, I wish to create a cohesive look all through this room by utilizing black and walnut all through the room. That is been my plan for some time now, which is why I purchased a black and walnut WaterRower. You possibly can see him sitting on the previous foam flooring within the picture under.
And that plan can be why I selected walnut tones and black flooring.
So these gentle coloured dowels actually do not work for me.
It is a downside that may simply be fastened with just a little sanding or stripping (they’re clear coated), a coat of paint, and a brand new clear coat.
I additionally plan on doing just a little dresser renovation at WalMart. Proper now it is simply strong black, which is sweet however not nice. And I additionally determined it is just a little too quick, so I will add legs to it. I’ve yet one more 1″x2″ piece of walnut wooden from the lavatory renovation, so I will use that size on the bottom, add some walnut toes, after which do some one thing with the drawer fronts.
After which I purchased these knobs to make use of on the drawers. I found them in this Etsy shop.
After which I’ve two lengthy partitions on the entrance to this room which are begging for some paintings.
I’ve to confess that I typically do not like phrase artwork. I do know I’ve some in our breakfast room (front room) however that is type of totally different as a result of it is all colourful and vivid and superior. However common non-colorful, non-bright, non-amazing artwork/decor typically would not enchantment to me.
However in my view, motivational phrase artwork posters go completely with a house health club. don’t you suppose? I have been looking out on Etsy to seek out one thing I like, and up to now, this Etsy series is my favorite.
The colours aren’t precisely proper, however since they’re downloadable/printable wall artwork, I believe I can edit the colours to work higher within the room. However no matter collection I finally select, I plan to border them in walnut and black. I wish to body them like I did the unique paintings I did years in the past for our breakfast room…
…so there’s a very skinny black body across the paintings after which a thicker body on the surface. However the place I used white in these work, I will use walnut within the house health club partitions.
So that is the plan, and I hope all of it feels cohesive when it is finished. I do know some persons are in all probability pondering, “That is only a house health club! Why go to all this bother?” Nicely, the apparent reply is within the identify of my weblog. 😀 But additionally, it is a room in our home, and I would like it to look good, like some other room. I count on to spend so much of time right here, and I have to be motivated to come back right here and keep right here for some time. I’d by no means be motivated to spend so much of time in a room that does not look lovely and welcoming to me. Strictly utilitarian rooms do not encourage me in any respect.
Anyway, I hope to get extra outcomes immediately. It’s now not allowed to sulk or pout.
Addicted 2 Adorning is the place I share my DIY and adorning journey as I transform and adorn the 1948 fixer-upper that my husband, Matt, and I bought in 2013. Matt has MS and is unable to do bodily labor, so I do most of it. do the house responsibilities alone. You could find out extra about me right here.
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