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Be happy ๐Ÿ™‚

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I like this quote. I think itโ€™s a big step forward in life when you realise that you have to choose to be happy you canโ€™t just wait and see what sort of day youโ€™ll have and how it will affect you. You need to take control. I wish I knew this when I was younger.

I especially had to remember this first thing this morning when I tilted the tray of white emulsion paint on my reasonably new carpet ๐Ÿ™„

Think I should just stick to watercolours. (Hope Phil doesnโ€™t read this as Iโ€™m hoping to not have to tell him Iโ€™ve spilt the paint on the carpet ๐Ÿ˜‚).

Iโ€™m going to have a coffee now and try and keep myself out of mischief!


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Bella_FiguraReading Rabbits

I'm so sorry about the emulsion - that must have been quite a challenge to the decision to be happy! But well done you for staying with it.

Yes quite a disaster!

Good morning

The quote is uplifting and powerful for us to see what is limiting

You must have been heartbroken to see the emulsion spill onto your new carpet

Have you been able to clean the carpet?

Agoodenough in reply to Roukaya

Couldnโ€™t believe it. Only had the carpet fitted last year. Yes thank you I looked on line and it said let it dry which didnโ€™t seem to be right so I flooded it with water and dabbed it up. It was a puddle the size of my hand and a line about two foot long. Fingers crossed it will be okay.

Iโ€™m glad you found the quote uplifting Roukaya ๐Ÿ™‚


Hi Ali, firstly Iโ€™m sorry about the carpet and canโ€™t you blame Willow...๐Ÿ™€ this quote is very true and Iโ€™d keep to the water colours rather than a mural.

When my son was younger he rang me at work and asked if he could start decorating his room before I got home, I came home and said hey havenโ€™t you done well walking around the room when he exclaimed โ€œYou donkeyโ€ Iโ€™d stepped in the paint tray and walked across the carpet..๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ I hope your carpet cleans up OK then youโ€™ll be even happier.

We can also be content without feeling happy. ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ˜Š

Agoodenough in reply to Jerry

Thatโ€™s an interesting concept. Being content without being happy. Thatโ€™s true.

Oh no. What a disaster. I should have asked you how to get it out of the carpet now I know youโ€™re an expert ๐Ÿฆถ ๐Ÿฆถ

Poor Willow haha. I think Phil wonโ€™t care who did It but will be more than relieved it wasnโ€™t him ๐Ÿ˜. I decided to flood it off the carpet. Not easy. Hopefully it will dry out and if not it will just be a water mark and not a white paint mark.

I also spilt it on the patio. Hence itโ€™s not my day for painting so Iโ€™ve put it all away and will try again another day!

I hope you have a good day ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒž

Beware Ali, things have a habit of coming in 3's :-); well for me they do! Now you've "done" the carpet, you can go outside and enjoy your garden; if you have one.


Agoodenough in reply to Sima1952

Yes that sounds like a plan. I canโ€™t do much damage out there ๐Ÿ˜


I absolutely agree Agoodenough! 'Perfect' is subjective anyway. You can't make every day great, but you can work towards making it better and accept that life's full of imperfections. Enjoy your coffee, and yes, do stay out of mischief! ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ™

Yes it is isnt it. I see things like spilling the paint a challenge to test me and I'd say I passed ๐Ÿ˜† x

I hope you are well

I am in the process of trying to obtain home insurance cover and I wonder if your home contents insurance has accidental cover

If this is the case you could make a claim but this may affect the premium on your subsequent policy

Agoodenough in reply to Roukaya

That's so kind of you.. Thank you. No I only have buildings insurance not contents. I think I've got it all out. What a panic! Glad I did it whilst it was wet. It was 50/50 whether it would make it better or worse and it seems to have worked. Tomorrow will reveal all, once its dried! ๐Ÿ™ˆ


Iโ€™m with you good enough ๐Ÿ˜Š

And Iโ€™m so blessed to have so many people in my life that I can say that to

โ€œ If not for You โ€œ

Thanks so for this forum ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒˆ

If not for you....

Well how lovely is that. I've never heard that before. I love it. Thank you ๐Ÿ’š

George Harrisonโ€™s

song- one of the Beatles 60s era

Heโ€™s got loads of inspirational songs I listen to on my Echo

Another is Life Itself take care and enjoy your days ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒˆ

Quote is amazing

Agoodenough in reply to Mia898

Glad you like it ๐Ÿ’š


What an excellent quote Ali and I totally agree with you in that something I should have adhered to when I was younger.

Oops, I hope you're able to get the paint out of the carpet, I won't tell Phil, honest๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ™ƒ๐ŸŒˆ

I haven't told him yet lol. Yes its come out and he has walked past it several times so now I see a career in carpet cleaning!

crazyfitnessAmbassador in reply to Agoodenough

Ha ha, love it.

Well done you'll be starting up your own cleaning business now ideal for dog owners๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‰


crazyfitnessAmbassador in reply to Agoodenough


Bless you, thank goodness it only went on to the carpet and not into your eyes.

Yes that would have been a whole lot worse!

I felt for you and admired how you handled it, thank goodness it wasnโ€™t emulsion paint ๐Ÿ˜ณ Making a mess was another reason that I changed to working with digital paint. ๐Ÿ˜‰

It was emulsion! I was painting the inside wall. Spilt it on the carpet out of the roller tray whilst checking Iโ€™d covered the area ๐Ÿ˜‚

OMG now Iโ€™m hyperventilating! You did so well to clean that up!

Well this is it. I canโ€™t believe it came out. I nearly died when I saw it. I got a bucket and a sponge and squeezed water on to it and soaked up the water and paint with a towel. I thought Iโ€™d have to get a new carpet! At least it wasnโ€™t gloss paint! Funny thing is I was checking to see if Iโ€™d covered the wall ok and tipped up the paint tray. First Puddle of paint, then I must have stepped back again and had a 2 foot line of paint coming away from the first splodge haha ๐Ÿคฃ itโ€™s wasnโ€™t a whole tin but about a cup full then the line of paint ๐Ÿ™„


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