"i'm not a invisible. i'm sort of just hidden. like a chameleon, but without the taste for insects." - elizabeth crane, when the messenger is hot
"why was fabulousness important? the world was a scary, sad place and adornment was one of the only ways she knew to make herself and the people around her forget their troubles." - francesca lia block, necklace of kisses
i love owning and being able to do home improvement projects. next up- stripping the fireplace! i had such bad luck stripping paint in my place at cornell towers, i was really worried, but committed. well, i just didn't have the right tools before. this stuff is amazing. three coats and 90 years of paint is gone. it's also fun because, from top to bottom, the fireplace was white, white, eggshell, brick red, metallic gold (!), white, peach and salmon. i'm making good progress- our neighbor did hers and it took her three years. i think i'll get done much faster than that. just wait and see if i'm inspired to do all the wood in our whole house.