Friday, December 6, 2013


We haven't had a Friday post in a while, but I always love them because I have a lot of fun looking for and reading quotes to use. Happy words and pictures make for a good start to any weekend. 

This weekend is going to be filled with last minute preparations and LOTS of projects to finish before we start shooting on Monday. Which means lots of good blog material, but not a lot of time for posting it. But I will!

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I love this quote by Steve Martin (never thought I'd be quoting Steve Martin...). The reason I love it isn't because I am trying to be the best decorator/mom/friend/and on and on. I am just trying to be the best me! And you should be the best you. Let go of the competition, the pressure we put on our selves to measure up to each other. Just tap into what  makes you You. Then be the very best you can possibly be.

The happiest people I know are really really good and being themselves, and you know what? Success always seems to find those people. I don't think it is coincidence. They have a drive and a passion that is hard to ignore. 

On a lighter note, it is hard to ignore the improvement already in the living/dining room. We have been dedicating about an hour every night to getting this done (it is HARD on the arms) and we are nearly done. Here was a progress shot a couple days ago.
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Tonight we are installing a new dining room light I've envisioned and built, and I'll give you all the details on Monday!

Happy Friday


Sharon @ Novara Way said...

Written so well! Words to remember....
Loving the progress and looking forward to seeing the big reveal.

Jetsetter said...

Your Friday quote resonates with me, thanks for sharing!! Cheers to the weekend!

Julie said...

so very well said and so very true! love it! and oh my goodness, the ceiling is going to look ah-mazing!

tara - as long as its fancy said...

I am surprised that this is Steve Martin, but what a great quote!!


Anonymous said...

You built a light?! Does your talent have an end?! Can't wait to see the fruits of your labour, Holly.

Andi of My Beautiful Adventures said...

I looove that quote!

Marissa Hess said...

How exciting! I know you are in such a busy time….I hope you've enjoyed the process- no matter how rushed! I'm sure the product will be unbelievable. Thanks for sharing the encouraging words…..the world truly would be a better place if there were more people enjoying who they ARE instead of looking around trying to BE somebody else. Words to live by for sure.

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