Can we pull this off?

Blogging from the phone as things really get down to crunch time. Attempting to surprise Bennie and Tuesday with a new room tomorrow. Hoping to have it done in the afternoon before we leave for a family dinner…

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The dresser is painted. I found one handle I was missing since this photo, the other one will require me retracing Bennet’s steps. My grandfather made this and all the drawers are slightly different sizes. And somehow I never noticed one side is made from up cycled paneling. So good.

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In this picture you see Bj working hard on a bunk bed… Unfortunately we didn’t realize he was putting it together wrong. I hear him in the other room now trying to finish it up.

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I decided on white washing. So easy and it looks great, probably because of all the diligent sanding by Bj in the cold.

Of course I decided I absolutely must make a bunting, so that’s happening. And I might have a few most of my presents to wrap.

Did I mention we’re night weaning Bennet and not getting any sleep? Things are crazy. And I love it. Merry merry to you and yours!

3 Replies to “Can we pull this off?”

  1. Wow! You guys are amazing! I’ve just been making cookies and sewing a few gift bags… I feel like such an underachiever :)!

  2. And Merry Christmas to you and yours! The girls are going to love their new room. What a wonderful Christmas surprise for them! I love the idea of white washing. I’ve never tried it before, but would like to on the chest in my kitchen. I gotta get busy, we are off to Blowing Rock soon for Christmas Eve with my family!

  3. Good luck on the night weaning–so tricky! I hope you get some sleep soon.

    Can’t wait to see the finished room!

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