Wednesday is a short day for me, and it’s been a rough week to say the least. So, when I got home yesterday after three loads of laundry, two dishwashers full and vacuuming up what the dogs left from a movie sized box of Mike & Ike’s spilled on J’s carpet (as I said…rough week), I retreated down to my newly *emptied* office. ‘Halleleur!! I’ve been dying to get to it and make a space for myself. Which, with all the womanly doings around this house, is hard to come by nowadays.
Mr. Newlywed has been informed that pickup on his longbows, tents (plural) and last three tiny containers of garbage needs to happen (…it’s garbage, Dude), because they’re an eyesore and impeding the beauty of my haven. And if you think that’s not exactly how I put it, think again.
Bear in mind, it’s been a year and I’ve never used this room. So, for me, this was like being a kid in a candy store. The wonders to behold with wall to wall built ins! 😍😍😍 After everything else was cleared out of here, I realized how much extra space there was. I was unpacking things I haven’t seen in years…haven’t had time for…haven’t wanted to use. The first step was happily uncovering all my old drawing stuff, plus new things I’ve been setting aside for a year or more. Yep. The pen and marker whore resurfaces. SO excited! Add that to two tubs full of old journals and notebooks and it was quite the happy discovery for me.
After all my stuff was put away…I thought damn…this is a *crazy* fun room now. And, what started as a space for me, didn’t end up that way. I decided to bring all things Art and Craft to me…Come To Me you gorgeous devils! I made my daughter a cozy set up right next to mine for all our tinkerings.This too…And this cabinet is all hers. Pretty much everything in her reach that she needs, well…for the better part of forever. Thank you, good people of Michael’s! Thank you, healthy hoarding instincts!
After I moved her table, poor Snowball followed me and the table and was absolutely frantic that her safe space was gone…And, since I know exactly how that feels…I made her a new bedroom.