We also were on vacation last week. We camped at beautiful Higgens Lake in Michigan. It was a very relaxing week, which I needed, although I did play three games of volleyball (parents against our kids). I felt every dive and twist for several days afterward. Getting old is not for wimps!
Of course when we got home, I had a mountain of laundry, cleaning, and gardening chores to catch up on. Now that all that is caught up, I am diving back into projects.
My son's room is at a standstill until Mr. Greenwillow can skim coat one wall that was badly damaged while taking off the wallpaper (hopefully he will be doing that tomorrow). I couldn't figure out why only that wall was so bad, then my hubby said that it was the only wall he didn't drywall a few years ago when we split one huge, long room into two for our boys. It was old drywall. The rest of the walls were fine.
You can see the damage in this picture. All his furniture is pulled to the center of the room.
Moving clock-wise around the room. We have these low knee-walls in all the rooms upstairs, which makes for limited furniture arrangements. This is where his bed will go in order to leave the most open floor space. All that stuff on the floor is legos, and you are only seeing a fraction of it! It's the only toys he has played with for years.
A very messy closet. Everything that wasn't shoved to the center of the room, was shoved in here. Notice no trim or closet doors. The closets upstairs are all built under the eaves, so they are much shorter than standard closets, hence no doors yet. We will have to custom make them. I have an idea, but will have to see if it will work.
Swinging a little further right, you can see this is a very small room with those knee-walls. The door is behind that wall, and it has to open into the hallway because of the sloped ceiling.
Finally this is the only long wall in his room. I plan to line up 3 shelving units to house all his Legos and other
This picture gives a better idea of the color as you can see it against the primed walls.
Other than that little project, I also sanded a nightstand for my daughter to take to college. A dining table and desk are waiting in line to be sanded next. Then all three will get painted. She leaves in 3 weeks...yikes!! I will be cranking out the projects this month. I have to get her stuff ready and get Jared's room back in order stat! Get out the paddles...I may need a jump start!