Sunday, August 31, 2008

A New Table for the Princess Palace


I mentioned to my husband that my daughter needed a nightstand and maybe we should buy one. At this point, I don't know if I say these things to get a rise out of him or purely for my own amusement. "Buy one?!?" he sputters, "what do you want? I can make it by noon. Buy one! Ha!" So I showed him a picture of what I wanted and voila, by evening it was ready for paint and accessories (that's 8 yards of tulle thank you very much--you can never have enough tulle!)

We put it in Peyton's room while she was sleeping and she came in this morning and said, "Have you seen my table?" (Uh, yeah, we made it.) "I LOVE it!" She was thrilled.

So there really are some benefits to having a garage full of, not cars, but loud, messy, scary woodworking machinery. :)

3 comments:

Devyn Larson said...

This is so how our family works. ") You guys crack me up! I adore your princess table. My girls would go ape.
Can't wait to check out more of your blog!

blueskysunburn said...

It turned out adorable! I do so wish I have the imagination for that sort of thing. I will so have to keep this nightstand in mind if I have a daughter.

Brenda said...

I love it!! And your husband is very smart! He saved you all money and at the same time, it allowed to be creative!! Additionally with respect to your artistic talents I highly recommend you join my community to display your fine art for sale!

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