We´re growing up. A couple without kids grows up pretty slowly. You´re swept in your own routine- working hard, making dinner, watching a movie, being with friends. There are no boundaries to your self-absorbtion, no kindergarten bills to set you straight. The weekends are divided between the things you feel like doing and the things you actually get to do. There are no children´s party to attend and no football classes. So you cultivate the couple and yourself. Friendship and interests. Hobbies.
Our decoration taste has been through pretty much the same process. As a young couple we were pretty creative, but lacking in money. When we started feeling we could afford stuff and things we already had a bunch of them. I feel that as long as you have invested in the real deal, getting rid of things after a while is no biggie. I inherited two beautiful antique chairs with inlay and Cordoba leather. Since I grew up with them and asked my parents to transport them over land and sea, I could never part with them. And yet they´re very fragile and not so good to sit on. So I thought I´ll turn them into night tables. But we have a couple of City chairs and a couple of danish design chairs we bought as a bargain and they´re ready to leave our home. Instead, we´ll save for six Y-chairs from Hans Wegner.
3 thoughts on “Getting there”
we are dinamic – and our tastes likewise 🙂 one morning you may stand up and discover that you want a totally different kitchen. don’t get to attached to things. let them follow your state of mind and not viceversa 🙂 if you catch my drift 🙂 hugs, corina
At the same time, I like things to last. I like to wear my clothes for many seasons and the idea that my kids might inherit my furniture. 😉 So I try to invest in good pieces I don´t get tired of fast. But sometimes it´s good to acknowledge the dinamics, as you put it.