Sunday, January 19, 2014

paintin' all day, errday


If I never have to hold a paint roller again, that would be grand.

So, what have I been up to since we last spoke? Hmmm... well I-, no... oh! I-, no... yeah, all I did was paint. I've been painting for about... 40 hours? 4 days, 40 hours of painting. So much fun! I was actually kind of delusional in the beginning and was all, "Ohhh yeah, painting party!!! I'm going to have so much fun painting and listening to music!" -_- But it never ends up that way, now does it? Painting becomes a chore in a matter of minutes. 

However, now that everything is done, I am soooo happy. In total, I think I painted ten pieces of furniture? And if you've ever gone through the process of restoring/renewing old furniture, you feel my pain here. The sanding, the priming, the painting, the SECOND coat of paint and the sealant-- x10!! *sigh* But the good news is, it looks amazing (video to come, I don't want to reveal my room yet!) and I got ALL of my furniture/paint/supplies for under $1000. TEN PIECES OF BEAUTIFUL PASTEL FURNITURE FOR UNDER $1000. SCORE. Although, I easily performed $1000 in manual labor... hahaha. 

In other news, hmmm... I still don't have internet or cable. *cries* My life is so hard!!! haha :P But I would really like to have cable! Kardashians premieres tonight (don't you judge me, I like guilty-pleasure reality TV!) and Baby Daddy just premiered the other night! I need my TVVVVV. OH!!! And, and, annnnnd- you guys, I found out some life-changing news yesterday. Are you ready? *clears throat* You can now order Dippin' Dots online and they will deliver it to your house in a little cooler. Just let that soak in for a minute... ... ... ... I KNOW. I typically don't eat any ice cream other than vegan ice cream, but THIS IS DIPPIN' DOTS, folks! It is the best thing in this entire world. So I ordered 12 pouches, hahaha. The only shitty thing is, you can't keep these in your freezer, they have to be stored in a dry ice cooler. So basically from the time they deliver to you, you have 48 hours to consume. I don't think I'll have a problem with that, but I DO wish that I could keep a massive stockpile in my freezer :'( #ImFatAndDontCare

I realized that that sounded hella sponsored. It was. They paid me $5000. Thanks for reading! ^_^ If you order, please use code KALELGETSMO'MONEY. LOLOLOL. Just kidding. Although, that would be my dream sponsor. *thinks* Maybe they will read this and be like, "We LOVE you! We want to give you free Dippin' Dots for life!!" What a dream.

107 comments

  1. Omg Kalel I can't wait to see a new video of your new room!! ^.^

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  2. lol You are so stinking cute! I am sooo excited to see the awesomeness that is your furniture!

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  3. ahhh those colours are gorgeous, i hope you recover from your tiring paint endeavours soon

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  4. Yay looking forward to the room video! Im sure it looks awesome kalel! :) <3

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  5. Yay looking forward to the room video! Im sure it looks awesome kalel! :) <3

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  6. I bet your room looks amazing! (- ^.^)-

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  7. You are spending a lot of time and money on your new place for something that won't be permanent home...

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    1. Well, my dorm isn't a permanent home but I spent a lot of time and money to make it cute and cozy.

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    2. Its her own personal space and she has the right to do what ever she pleases with it whether its permanent or not, its really non of your concern what Kalel does with her time or money anyway.

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    3. True, but then again we all have to respect other peoples life desicions. It might not be permanent but trust me, Kalel is such a smart girl. She knows what she's doing. :)

      - Carroll Raper

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  8. Make an organization or school type post/video please!

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  9. I love you Kalel your so funny and amazing I can't wait to see you and Anthony again I love you guys....I honestly think I would go crazy to see you guys in relive over a band or singer any day :)

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  10. I painted my room recently and it does take a whole lot of work! Especially when you're not just painting but also making designs. But I'm really happy with the outcome of it all. Also I'm really happy that you're getting along well in your apartment. Can't wait to see a tour of it! Best wishes and love, Chelsea ^_^

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  11. I love you kalel...your amazing and so funny I can't wait to see you and Anthony again :)

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  12. You sound kind of manic. You doin' ok?

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    1. I don't think he/she meant it in a mean way. More like in a joking way

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  13. i understand your pain! i re-designed my whole bedroom last year and painting was so difficult but also worth it at the end! ily

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  14. I was exactly like you! I thought "hey, its only a few walls, how hard can it be?" OH GOD NEVER AGAIN. I was bored within the first.. what, 5 minutes? Haha. My back still hasn’t quite recovered. ;)
    ~Al

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  15. Why do you even call yourself "vegan" or "vegan-ish"? You're obviously not.
    Call yourself "vegetarian" instead of trying to sound oh-so hip.

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    1. Does it affect your life in any way? Thought not.

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    2. Well, I try quite hard to be vegan. And I would say that my diet is 80-90% vegan, thus "vegan-ish". All of the food I keep at home is vegan (with the exception of a few bags of candy + dippin dots, lol) and I only eat vegetarian when I have no other options (out with friends, etc). Maybe technically I should label myself as vegetarian, but vegetarians eat endless dairy products and that is not something I support. I rarely eat them and I pride myself on that. You know? ^_^

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    3. In the past she said she was about 80% vegan, and I don't think she's actually ever plainly said "I am vegan." It was always "I try to eat as vegan as possible."

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    4. if you eat vegan part-time, you are technically flexitarian. i just think that out of respect for those who follow a vegan lifestyle, you should clarify that you aren't actually vegan. theres nothing wrong with being flexitarian or not 100% vegan. but you should use the correct term to show respect for those who choose a vegan lifestyle. for the majority of us it is a full time thing. maybe we slip once and a while but you are 99% vegan, and thats the difference. a real vegan wouldn't buy tons of dip and dots for their home. they wouldn't support the dairy industry, even if it is delicious. thats the difference. a vegan chooses to abstain from consuming animal by products... even when they want some ice cream. a flexitarian chooses to do good by eating vegan or vegetarian part-time and when they can. therefore, still doing good! still making a positive difference. but they dont restrict them self to always abstaining from these products.

      just... please consider that when calling yourself vegan. it does respect those who follow a true vegan lifestyle.

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    5. Flexitarians are vegetarians who sometimes eat meat products. I do not eat meat! But for real, I'm really not sure why you have a problem with me creating my own term to define MY OWN lifestyle. It's all good. The world will still be turning if I call myself "vegan-ish" :P

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    6. You tell 'em Kalel. Some people are just so so....you know;)

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  16. Excited to see what you painted!
    http://wonderlandcave.blogspot.co.nz/

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  17. when will we see your new place, i'm curious >.<

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  18. This post is so strange and hilarious all at the same time Lol. I understand the Dippin-Dot frustration girl, I hope for a day that they'll invent a form of Dippin-Dots that you can store in a freezer, so I can start stock piling that shit and have enough to last me a month!Haha. Also, I'm really looking forward to see all the renovations that you did to your room, I'm sure it will look wonderful :D. I hope you're having a blessed day, and Peace <3
    ~Shanice

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    1. It would be a dream!!!!! I got so sad because at first I thought you could keep them in the freezer, and I had 50 bags in my cart. LOLOLOLOL. But it's a good thing I read the fine print!

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  19. Can't wait to see your new room!!! 40 hours though?! Girl! That's craaazy! Heh heh but I bet it was totally worth it :D Hope you get your cable soon and you're enjoying your Dippin' Dots~

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  20. Can't wait to see the new rooms! I have to ask though is frilly and fancy now your main chanel or is watchusliveandstuff something your gonna leave behind or go back too? (sorry I'm very nosy) c:

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  21. I just became a kitten. ^_^


    Those colors are some kind of gorgeous, and cannot wait to see how all the furniture pieces turned out.

    And Kalel, thanks for ruining my diet and making me want dippin dots! lol :P

    no really... im going to order dippin dots now. haha

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  22. Those colors look lovely! I can't wait to see a tour of your room! Dippin Dots delivers!?!? OH MY GOSH I NEED TO ORDER ASAP!!!!

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  23. I can't wait to see your new home :3 I'm moving to new bigger house and I realy need inspiration to my room. I know how amazing yours are so I'm checking your blog every day haha ^-^ love ya :3

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  24. Oh those colours are extremely you! Can't wait to see a video on the furniture and your new room :)
    The end paragraph made me laugh!
    Raffles Bizarre Blog

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  25. You're making me want to move back to California! Lol you're so inspiring ♥

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  26. If I have to paint my apartment, I would choose exactly the same colours. They are AMAZING. Now, two years after redecorating my room I see so many things I would like to change... I'll do it some day, I promise :D

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  27. I am way freakin excited to see your furniture!!!!!! And in video...hell yes! I'll be makin some gifs of that lol. Those paint colors are gorgeous and are going to look super KAWAII! #waytooexcited #thisisgunnabeheckakawaiioverloadandIamgunnaloveit!!! XD Thanks for sharing!

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  28. I can't wait ur Too awesome Kalel ... ... ... O wow a Video GURLY! Invite me too ur House. <3

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  29. Omg... (Thinking lol don't judge) ... When your Wardrobe comes out Send me the Link Please !!! <3

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  30. I know this is totally out of topic, but what is your favorite superhero?

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  31. Woah woah, Really? thats crazy, dippin dots delivers now?? LMAO. How long does it take for them to get to your house? ^_^

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  32. "please use code KALELGETSMO'MONEY" XD I was laughing so hard. Anyways you are my role model and I really need to meet you at vidcon! {I NEED MEH TICKETS NOW} You are my role model because you are beutiful, nice, and funny (well at least I hope since I have not actualy meet you). I know that I do sound like a total fan girl and I may be but WULAS and your videos alone always make me happy on a bad day. #beensubsinceday1 you're probably never going to read this but ily

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  33. such beautiful colors! hope you post the finished product:)

    -bea

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  34. You should've asked your Calico critter friends to help you!

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  35. "#Imfatandidontcare" are you fucking kidding me

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    1. LOLOLOLOL. I know I'm not physically fat, but on the inside I am. I mean, eating 12 bags of ice cream in 2 days? It's bit crazy.

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  36. I'm so excited to see! You are the most remarkable human being and a great role model. I love watching your videos and reading posts on bad days. I've been through a lot and you help me get through them! Thanks so much Kalel and I hope you read this!

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  37. I just have to say those colours of paint there are PERFECT!

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  38. I love you those colours are cute. Can you follow me on instagram...maybe? @hey_miss_me_ love you :*

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  39. :) OH yum dippin' dots is the shit!!! :) I love you Kalel cant wait to see all the work you have done!!!! :)

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  40. You'd be the perfect Dippin' Dots cover girl Kalel :) I'd for sure buy all the Dippin' Dots in the world if you were the spokesperson for it.

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  41. I know your room will be amazing. I expect nothing less from you. You are definitely an inspiration. Good luck on everything! <3

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  42. I can't wait to see your place :) It's really going to look cute with all those adorable decorations ^.^ We miss you sooo much! I know it's lot of pressure with all of your fans being like : ''Oh why can't you just post a video its not that hard blablablaa'' BUT DONT LISTEN TO THEMMM. Take your time to relax. You deserve a break :)

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  43. WOW! Good for you Kalel! I love restoring old furniture... but not an entire apartments worth in a week hahah :) Take care, love <3

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  44. can't wait to see your furniture :) i'm sure it'll look awesome

    xx
    jen
    www.frocksandfrivolity.blogspot.com
    www.jennyscribbles.com

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  45. I want to paint my furniture, but it seems SO overwhelming!

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  46. I am so excited to see the video! I'm pretty much obsessed with the way you decorate. :)

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  47. hahaha youre so funny

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  48. I really love your guys videos seeing you too together makes me so happy. I ont know wht else to say then please respond!!!

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  49. What?! Delivery on Dippin Dots?!?! This is probably the best thing that has ever happened! Oh my God, I have to order some now. Thank you for telling me about this amazing thing!

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  50. Can's wait so watch your new video, Kalel! <3 xoxo

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  51. Pity i dont live in America, i want some freakin' dip and dotts ice cream. I love all your post and your style. Your personality is so adorable! You are so welcome to Sweden and restyle my apartment :P 40 hours paint job waiting ;)
    Wish your dreams come true because you are real artist. All little things you do looks amazing! Fairy tale fingers. Keep up your good work.
    Best wishes from Sweden.

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  52. So excited for your new room its always inspiring for me to see a normal human being be able to change a normal thing into a beautiful masterpiece and you are the best at it! Keep it up Kalel!

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  53. Those colours look beautiful! Looking forward to seeing how its all turned out. alsooooo I am from England and have been to America and seen these dip and dots but never tried them, beginning to think I missed out. Next time I go I'm going to try them for sure!
    AND to the comment someone made about you spending lots of money on somewhere that won't be a "permanent home" she is entitled to make the place she will be living for whatever period of time somewhere she feels homely and decorate it. I lived out of home at uni for 3 years, a new place each year and I didn't spend the time on decorating it, and it was depressing as f**k.
    Plus she may have been nice enough to explain her situation and she didn't have to but it really isn't any of your business anyway :)

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    1. You must try them!!! I wish I could send you some! The banana split one is my very favorite.

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  54. Hey Kalel,
    glad to see (or read) that your doing great! Cant wait to see your room video im sure it will be amazing! :)

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  55. Can't wait to see how this turns out otherwise it sounds like you're nesting for a baby. Lol.

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  56. Dippin' Dots are liiiiife <3 we have the rip off brand at our grocery store and its just not the same!! i cant believe you can order them online now, i am definitely going to be broke soon enough from ordering too many ;P haha hope you're doing well Kalel :)

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  57. So excited to see your room!

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  58. OMG your furniture is going to look so cool!!!

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  59. I can't wait to see your new apartment!!<3

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  60. Where will you post the video? can't wait to see your room you are soo good at decorating *.* I love you :) and I was so sad when you said that you would never do videos on wonderlandswardrobe but your videos on watchusliveandstuff are also awesome^^ I hope you read my comment :3

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  61. Good morning Kalel all the way from Brownsville Tx. It's nice hearing from you again and knowing you are fine. I'd be stoked to see a new video of your room! Also,I've been missing Wulas hope to see a vlog soon. Hope you are doing great and take lots of care of yourself and Buki. I send you a big big hug♥ :)

    Love, Carroll

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  62. I just want to throw out there that you have some pretty large girl balls to be doing whatever your heart tells you and to be able to keep your chin up and throw caution to the wind, amongst the nonsense that is the internet these days. Your beautiful, and eclectic and smart, and no matter what the trolls throw your way, keep doing you, because in the end, that's all we really have. I have been watching you since way back, and will continue to no matter what, even if it means following you across many a different medium. XoXo

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    1. Thank you <333 I'm glad that people seem to be able to relate and understand, for the most part. It's a tough point in my life, but I just need clarity. I felt if I didn't do this now, I'd regret it so much later in life and be bitter :/

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  63. You almost seem like you're forcing yourself to sound happy. Like this entire post feels stressed and not entirely genuinely happy. Are you okay? :/

    Otherwise, your choice in paints couldn't be anymore perfect!

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    1. GIRRRRRL. I'm so happy! Trust me, because I don't front very often. If I'm sad or pissed, you will know! hahahah :P

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  64. Your blog posts are the best, never disapointed in what i read here .____.

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  65. Kalel, I bet your room (and furniture! ) will look amazing when it's all finished, because I've seen your apartment in videos and you are obviously a skilled interior decorator! ^_^

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  66. I've always loved how you bring old pieces back to life, like seriously if I could I would just buy a house and just be like "Go, DO IT, do your thing." Can't wait to see what you've done x

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  67. LOVE the colors you chose! Your furniture is gonna look wicked nice! Over the summer I re-did some old furniture my mom had for the apartment I moved into for school. It is super tedious and time consuming, but you save sooo much money doing it. And the best part is that you get to customize and put in your own personality into every piece. It was definitely a chore, but when I stand back and look at the finished products I feel so proud! Some of the pieces I did were over a hundred years old. I wanted to keep an old-fashioned look to them, so I did a crackle effect (some Elmer's glue does the trick, and it's much faster and cheaper!).Re-doing furniture is a love/hate process, but I do enjoy it. I was thinking about starting a blog about the pieces I have done!

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  68. It's super awesome that you're willing to step out and address your needs for your own place and stuff, and that you trust your relationship with Anthony enough that you aren't worried it's going to fall apart if you guys aren't constantly with each other. Go Kalel! Even though in reality I don't really know you, I just watch you on my computer (which is kind of creepy when you phrase it like that), I'm really proud of your decision:]

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  69. I love pastel! Nice color choice. I cant wait for that room video to show. I bet it'll be creative just like everything you get your hands on is. Haha. Hope your doing okay and enjoying that Dippin' Dots!
    <3 Ellen

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  70. Can't wait to see what you did with the place! The colors look beautiful :)

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  71. You know i really admire you for what you are doing! You are doing what you think is best for you and I admire that! Don't let anyone get in your way girl! Love you lots!! Hope all goes well! And btw beautiful paint colors! :)

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  72. I feel like you are truely working on happiness. Its showing.

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  73. Dear Kalel Kitten, I have to say 1. "#imfatandidontcare" is B.S. 2. I LOVE pastel colors 3. I hope you achieve your dreams.. but always remember tho make new ones :) and 4. I love when you were calm when replied to this comment: "Why do you even call yourself "vegan" or "vegan-ish"? You're obviously not. Call yourself "vegetarian" instead of trying to sound oh-so hip." I would of been like "BITCH, I don't know what the hell I am, leave me alone! °goes back to eating dippin' dots

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  74. what brand is that paint? omg i'm in love with it

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  75. Me and a few other people (like two) had to paint and entire two story house and I was super excited like yay I looove painting, and the time I finished a tiny closet I was so done and I still had to finish the entire room and bathroom. It was horrible man, I feel your pain.

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  76. Please, please, please do an apartment tour once you are done! (if that is alright with you and it does not feel like an invasion of your privacy..)

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  77. so kalel, your really making me want to try dippin' dots now ._. lol I'm excited to hopefully be moving into a apartment with a couple friends from high school in the next year or two nd reading about how painting was a drag is making me feel like I'm gonna hate painting when it needs to be done in my place xD bt anyway, keep doing what your doing, you sound happy nd that's what should matter most . can't wait to see a video of your room so I can get more cute ideas for my place since you R so darn creative ^.^ take care !
    love you !

    -Sammy
    from LA !(x

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  78. Ahhh I'm totally for guilty pleasure TV too. As someone who lives in Australia I'm crazy for the time of year that Big Brother is on - my friends roll their eyes at me but I have to get my daily fix, you know?! No shame :P
    Can't wait to see how your rooms have turned out! Living in a pastel-covered apartment sounds like a dream~

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  79. That green is sooooo pretty! Love your sense of style!

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  80. My family is moving houses and I need to decide what color to paint my room but everytime I look at the color I think will look nice it end up looking like pancake batter. Any suggestions I love the color lilac most of my furniture is lilac so I don't know what to paint the walls. I'm a young adult so it my first time decorating. Any help will be great!!! ⌒.⌒

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  81. These colours are pretty :)
    Lately, I have been obsessed with the fact that I want to redo my balcony to make it more cosy and comfy (so that I can go more on my balcony) so pastel colours are perfect to make me feel that way :)

    Melanie xx outofstandards.blogspot.fr 🌸

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  82. Kalel in your video or in a comment can you pleaaasssseee tell me where you get your furniture I love it all and want to do something simular but I don't know where to look your advice would make me so happy!! I've just been looking for days...

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  83. I feel your pain Kalel! I'm actually trying to re-make my room. I'm planing on painting it next month. Lilac, is my color of choice.

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