Decorating Mistakes

Liza and Elizabeth from Style Blueprint (our favorite Nashville style blog!) asked for me to share a few mistakes people make when decorating their home...

Before you click over to read- I thought of another mistake that I often see in homes:

People tend to OVER decorate. Don't mess with a good thing.

Our tendency to over decorate always reminds me of a funny story about my niece, Whitman.

(This isn't the last time you'll hear about my highly entertaining nieces and nephews)

About a year ago Whitman came home from Mother's Day Out pretty upset. It was festival day and the face painting lady did NOT decorate her face the way she wanted.

"Well, what did you want?" her mother asked as sweet Whitman stared up at her with a butterfly and heart on each cheek. 

"I wanted a snake on my forehead!" 

Whitman 1

Hmmm.. can't imagine why the face-painting-lady refused that one.

So her mother kindly drew a green snake across her forehead and called it a day.

You would think that the story ends here... Wrong. 

The very next day Whitman decided to decorate her face the way SHE wanted.....

Whitman 2

I repeat: Don't mess with a good thing.

Thanks Liza & Elizabeth! 

And Whitman, when you get older and realize I have put these pictures of you on the internet you might not be pleased with me. If this is the case you have my permission to paint my face however you want.
Me and whit