Picking it up today was just the icing on the cake as we met the young woman who was the seller. She loves craigslist and being thrifty just as much as we do, she had been using the chair in her children's nursery and could vouch that it was perfect for late nights, their family is christian, they plan on adopting their third child, we had so much in common and she was just really really nice. I guess it might sound weird but to me Craigslist is really a blessing and almost even a religious practice because it helps us be good stewards with our belongings and our money, and we bless each other when we give and receive items. Plus you never know who it's going to bring into your life and how it's going to change you both even if it's just a moment out of your life. I know it might sound weird but I'm very grateful for craigslist.
It turns out that I got really bored not having anything more to do in Liam's room and decided it was time to finally clean out the junk room and set up the 2 guest rooms as it's getting to be that time where we will start having people stay over again for showers and Easter and meeting Liam.
|The Golden Poo Room|
But as I got to work I couldn't bring myself to set our junk room up as a guest room looking as ugly as it did. It's a very small room and I wanted to use it as home base for my sewing machine and desk as well as a bedroom so I needed to open it up. It was painted a horrible dark yellowy brownish color and had one window with a blind and one window with heavy khaki curtains and the door was painted two colors of off white, it was just a mess and I couldn't take it anymore and I was bored. Lucky for me there was a whole can of paint in the basement unopened and it was a nice very light icy blue. I figured I could just perk it up quite easily.
|After the 2nd coat of paint|
|Nothing more, nothing less|
All said though in the end I am quite happy with the finished project. It's bright and airy and I have my work station and the guest bed both. As D says, "It looks like a guestroom, nothing more, nothing less, and that's a compliment"