Wednesday, November 26, 2008

THINGS ARE GOOD


Things are good when I have at least one room that has been cleared out, and re-negotiated. One room at a time. One day at a time. Sweeping the insanity out the door.
My little room was sweet and pale, and being over burdened by piles, and barriers, and boredom. After hours and days of delays, and color theories and samples, I respond by a shot from the hip. Instincts kick in, pulse races, cross fingers, and fling the chip on the counter. Close that deal. Make it happen. It works not because it is the best color choice. It works because that color made it's way onto the walls. Live with it and learn to love it right where it is. Worldly advice: No one is allowed to judge a new color until it has been lived with and absorbed by the senses for at least a week; including You. Step back and allow it to unfold. Change is good, but it is not always so easily digested. Be kind and enjoy the ride. Change leads to more change, so choose from a hopeful space, and be willing to be guided to an inspiring place. This is not the spot where I produce my art, but it is the spot where I am most inspired by ideas, and so I chose to have it be the same spot to house my completed art. I feel completed.

17 comments:

LADYBUG said...

It invites to just seat there, and while you look around to absorb the colors and textures, you breath in and out slowly, hoping that the peace in the air stays within. Lovely taste Teri.

Shadow said...

the rooms looks cool and tranquil. so too your ideas on change...

TERI REES WANG said...

A guest kept referring to it as the "Romantic Room".

Kala Pohl Studio said...

Yes, I would feel quite at home there:):)

Happy Thanksgiving:)

Paula Villanova said...

Clutter can be such an energy block; I know this too well...sweeping the insanity out the door...that phrase says it all. What a great room!

Liquid said...

I love the feeling of this room..........:)

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Carol Schiff Studio said...

a room to live in!

Linda S. Socha said...

I can definitely resonate with this room. It has a wonderful feel.I can almost feel the energy flow! I am new to you blog. I love this post. It just feels good!

Linda

Linda S. Socha said...

Teri
Much thanks for the nice post. I am delighted to follow your blog. It is a small world! I notice you are following my relatives blog...Peanut Butter Bound. Thanks for adding me to your following list!
Linda

Rhi said...

this room looks very inviting! and you mak such a good point when you say that change is good, but is not always so easily digested. that is so true. i'm delighted you're following my blog, and will frequently visit yours. i love it. =)

Charli said...

Hi Teri! Thanks for swinging by my blog! I have enjoyed your aesthetic eye as well! I love the picture. And I agree with you about not judging a color till you've LIVED it. Thanks for the remind to live boldly and in color.

Linda S. Socha said...

Teri
May I have your email address? I cannot locate it on your profile.
THANKS
psyche543@aol.com

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Jackie G said...

Wow....what a beautiful room!!! It looks so peaceful!!

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Tashai said...

Just wanted to wish you a happy holiday! Beautiful room.

Martha Miller said...

love the blues and greens! so refreshing.
happy new year, teri!