Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Project Big Reveal!

I still need to find some baskets that fit in the lower shelves, but otherwise it’s done. These beds are now for Nigel and Gareth, but a loft bed is next up, then there will be some re-arranging, stay tuned. The plans for these came from the most excellent Ana White at "Knock Off Wood" and were inspired by this bed unit at Pottery Barn.

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There is open storage under the mattresses where we intend to store our suitcases, filled with the boys’ out of season clothes.

I told Nigel and Gareth to choose a bright, fun color for the inside of the corner storage space, but they misunderstood and Nigel chose a blue and Gareth chose pumpkin . . . oh well! The cubby is painted both:

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Along with storage baskets, we’ll get a couple of clamp-on lamps. Previous to this they’d had an IKEA “Robin” trundle, but that piece started falling apart almost immediately, so I’m so thrilled they have an upgrade. We have such a great Patriarch around here!

3 comments:

caulistats said...

Wow, that is SO nifty! Cubbies all around AND storage under the mattresses? Very cool. I love the colors too.

A big congratulations to the Patriarch on a job beautifully done!

Anonymous said...

This is so great; what a space saver! And, the Ana blog is amazing; thanks for the link.

Kimberly said...

I agree, her blog is both inspiring and empowering! The shopping lists were really helpful, the estimated cost really close, and the directions straightforward.