Janet Parrella - van den Berg

Janet Parrella - van den Berg
3. TIME OF TRANSITION

3. TIME OF TRANSITION

So a year after my book got published I see my own growth in becoming who I am, partly through my return to the style I had before I got into antiques and the start of White & Faded. Some of my followers don’t get why I change things, or even told me that I don’t like new things, but they are wrong... I like change, I come alive when I change things and yes I have added ‘new’ things in my interior. They are either classic designer items or vintage mid-century items. I love the mix of the really...

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Janet Parrella - van den Berg
2. WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD?

2. WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD?

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD? Is it things like a new dress or that fabulous pair of jeans? That perfect lamp, pillow, piece of furniture… or you can fill in the blanks.  Admittedly, I myself have fallen into the trap of wanting more, more clothing, more furniture and more 'things', in the hope that they will bring happiness. But it was almost as though they they were more a disappointment and when I didn’t fit into those perfect jeans, or the cupboard I wanted for so long was too large etc. They then bought stress, depression, self-doubt and a feeling that I...

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Janet Parrella - van den Berg
1. A BLOG? OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT?

1. A BLOG? OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT?

By Janet Parrella-van den Berg  The last couple of weeks, probably around the New Year, I felt the need to write a blog, or something like that, as I have never read a blog or had a desire to write one, so I don’t really know what you would call this. :P  I don’t know where that feeling came from, even why my lack of interest all of a sudden changed. I do like to write though, my morning ritual is to write in a journal, I write to myself and to God, trying to make sense of what I...

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