life over here lately has consisted of painting, packing, sleeping, then more painting, packing, sleeping, with a bit of work in between. our current home is in complete disarray as we try and pack it up, and our new home does not quite feel like "home" yet, as it only has a few boxes currently inside. to try and wrap my head around the fact that in six short days this currently empty shell with almost newly painted white walls will indeed become our new home, i taped up this little origami heart made out of old construction paper found buried in a messy closet. my thinking was that that even something old and once unattractive can become something lovely and beautifully simple. i want it to represent that even through all the stress of packing and painting, in the end a new home with a happy family living inside will become. this is maybe a little bit cheesy (or a lot a bit cheesy) but i think sometimes i need these small reminders to pull me up out of the overwhelming stress that comes with this little thing called moving. so there on a small newly painted wall sits our first bit of decoration, a little origami heart made out of old construction paper.
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the urban outfitters giveaway was announced here
the anthropologie giveaway was announced here