Life As Art #28

by

life as art #28 styling

Welcome to Life As Art #28!

Peony Season

And just like that the peonies have come and gone. The short season is such a lovely one and thankfully we can count on it happening every single year.

Does life happen to you or do you happen to life?

For me it’s a little of both. There are so many more things in life we can’t control than things we can. Accepting this is a path to peace. The need for control comes from a place of fear. The fear of loss or pain can sometimes stop us from living life fully. It can also cast a shadow on what really is important to us because when we live in fear of losing something or someone we don’t live fully. Life is unpredictable. The longer I live the less surprised I am by life’s surprises. Things change and people change, including ourselves.

Weathering Change

Holding on to our core values has been incredibly important to me while moving through life’s seasons. Although we change, our core values probably will not. It’s been said by psychologists that our personalities don’t really change much after twelve years old. Think back to who you were at twelve and you’re more than likely just a more mature version of that person. Scary, but reassuring as well.

When I was twelve year old I desperately needed peace in my life. I valued it then and I value it now. Knowing your own boundaries and not allowing anything or anyone past those boundaries protects our peace.

Our environments protect our peace as well. Our home is a place that holds many activities, but maybe the most important one is as a haven of peace. Carving out those spaces in your own home even if they are as small as the corner of a room or a closet is essential to maintaining peace.

As life happens all around us, let’s happen to life as well. Find peace, especially at home.

life as art #28 peony bouquet

Stylish Design Ideas

What do you think about this cute little light?

This is a colorful music room, so different from ours.

New to me, have you heard of Heritage design style?

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week life as art

Budget-Friendly Finds

On the Blog this Week

Budget Friendly Summer Front Porch

Life As Art #28 before and after

Thanks for being here with me. Until next time you can find me daily on Instagram and TikTok.

xo maria

In case you missed it

last week’s Life As Art

 

 

**Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.

 

 

Disclosure: Affiliate links in this post allow me to receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

2 Comments

  1. Marly Dice

    Love it!

    Reply
    • Maria Kamara

      Thanks Marly!

      Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome to Pure Happy Home! A home design and DIY blog encouraging and helping you to design spaces you love. Here you’ll find budget makeovers, design tips and creative ideas you can apply to your home. Follow along as our family of 7 works to make our home more beautiful and our relationships closer.

CATEGORIES

TAGS

RECENT POSTS

Seasonal Strategies – Adapting Ficus Care Throughout the Year

Seasonal Strategies – Adapting Ficus Care Throughout the Year

It's my ficus tree's 25th birthday! In honor of my fav plant I'm sharing my Seasonal strategies -adapting ficus care throughout the year. One of my prized possessions is our ficus tree. Twenty five years ago, I was grocery shopping in Connecticut and came across what...

Repurposed Planter Turned Indoor Flower Garden

Repurposed Planter Turned Indoor Flower Garden

When I first saw this piece sitting sadly at the thrift store, I didn't know it would become a repurposed planter turned indoor flower garden. I only knew that I was fascinated by the look of it and wasn't going to pass it by. Over my many thrifting adventures I've...

Budget-Friendly Summer Fun Wardrobe

Budget-Friendly Summer Fun Wardrobe

The hot weather is here and with it the need for a budget-friendly Summer fun wardrobe to take you through the next few months in comfort and in style. As you probably already know, I love to research. It must be the thrill of finding that perfect lamp or the best...

GET YOUR FREE GUIDE

5 Easy Home Tips for Hosting Guests

Recent Posts

Repurposed Planter Turned Indoor Flower Garden

Repurposed Planter Turned Indoor Flower Garden

When I first saw this piece sitting sadly at the thrift store, I didn't know it would become a repurposed planter turned indoor flower garden. I only knew that I was fascinated by the look of it and wasn't going to pass it by. Over my many thrifting adventures I've...

Budget-Friendly Summer Fun Wardrobe

Budget-Friendly Summer Fun Wardrobe

The hot weather is here and with it the need for a budget-friendly Summer fun wardrobe to take you through the next few months in comfort and in style. As you probably already know, I love to research. It must be the thrill of finding that perfect lamp or the best...

Top 7 Things To Look For At Thrift Stores

Top 7 Things To Look For At Thrift Stores

If you don't know where to start when walking into a thrift store, I got you! Here are my top 7 things to look for at thrift stores. I was on Instagram the other day talking about thrift shipping. One of my favorite things to chat about and why not, it's a blast....