I love Pinterest. That is a fact. Many hours of my life have been lost to Pinterest. I spend ages looking for quotes for my walls, make up ideas, activities to do with Little Man and yummy recipes. I look admiringly at my Pinterest boards, oh how pretty they look I think to myself. Oh how beautiful my conservatory will look when I use all the ideas. And how wonderful the meals that I cook will taste.
Then I enter my reality.
You see, I am not remotely creative, apart from writing. I like to imagine how lovely everything will look if I follow all my pinned ideas but then I try them. If you have read my Pumpkin Craft Fail post, you will already have an idea about my lack of creativity. Anyway, here are 5 reasons why I never quite live up to my Pinterest boards.
I can’t cook – I don’t have the ability like some people do to look in the cupboard and make a meal out of it. I have to follow some sort of
oven cooking instructions recipe. The recipes on my Food Food Food board look amazing. I haven’t cooked a single one.
I can’t make 101 things out of toilet rolls – My Mum is one of those people that can get a load of empty food packets and boxes and make something amazing out of it with glue and paint. Unfortunately I have not followed in her footsteps. I rely on kids magazines and sticker books. Painting scares me and don’t even get me started on glitter.
I am not trendy in the slightest – My Things for Mummy board is full of outfit combinations. Beautiful jacket, jeans and boots combinations, with a statement necklace and the perfect top. However, normally I throw my jeans on and a hoody or big jumper and that’s me done.
I don’t have an eye for colour – We decorated our lounge a few weeks ago and I planned bold colours and wonderful accessories. I just couldn’t put it all together though. I have friends with beautiful houses; everything perfectly compliments each other. I just about managed to match the cushions to the wallpaper.
My make up is rubbish – This one is a real bug bear of mine. I pin and pin and pin ways to perfect my make up. I want to learn what each brush does, how to blend and which foundation won’t make me look orange but it never seems to quite transfer from my screen to my face. I shall keep trying on this though, I am determined!
So there we go. Why I will never quite live up to my Pinterest boards. I don’t really mind though; it is nice to dream and admire the prettiness!!
Do you live up to your boards? Pop over to mine to see what I mean.