Happy Hour: The DIY Cry

Happy Hour

I hope this post doesn’t feel out-of-the-blue, but I don’t just want to share the glamorous part of renovating—if you want that, you can turn on HGTV literally any hour of the day or night.

Part of what we’re sharing in this forum is where we really are, even when it’s messy and hard.

We’re new to most of the DIY projects we’re doing and sometimes that makes it hard. Sometimes we have a DIY cry.

I watch a lot of Instagrammers who do amazing renovations and DIY projects (I recommend Frills & Drills, Angela Rose, and Joinery & Design Co). I love seeing them be successful, but it does sometimes feel like it’s so easy for them, and so hard for me.

So, I wanted to share the real reaction I have when things are harder than I want them to be (aka literally everything all the time): I cry.

I’ve always been a cryer, I’m just a sensitive person. But here’s an honest sampling of things that have made me cry lately:

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