Finish lines are totally overrated.
I used to believe that there was an elusive end to our home projects – but the truth about making your home your own is that there is rarely a true finish line.
Just because I share photos of my home one week, doesn’t mean it doesn’t change the next week. (Or the next day, much to Ryan’s dismay.) Because just like decorating for holidays, continually adjusting means you end up with a better home for you. I’m constantly tinkering and rearranging and thinking. And thinking and thinking and thinking.
Are you like that?
I had to scrub the porch this weekend, because it was covered in dirt (from some muddy landscaping projects). While I was doing that, I figured I should just get rid of the straw bale.
It was cute but also super messy and in-the-way. All the pumpkins found new homes elsewhere. 100 percent placement guarantee – we pride ourselves in never laying off a single gourd or pumpkin. No gourds left behind.
And the pumpkin topiaries stayed. Obviously.
And the DIY HARVEST sign.
The door hanger is still there. For now.
Then, I realized that we could totally put the red rocker from Henry’s nursery on the far end of the porch. I didn’t have a place for it in the house. So, while it’s not technically an outdoor piece, it isn’t doing anyone any good gathering dust in storage. Plus, red and free. Those are two giant checks.
So the porch went from this …
To this …
For free. I love changes that cost nothing.
This little adjustment made me think about lots of other things I’d like to do out here. But I may just let it breathe for a bit. Or I may decorate it all for Halloween now that it’s October?
You just never know with me.