Every so often, Eric and I get the urge to move furniture around. (Is it just a small house thing, or does everyone get this way?) So yesterday we made a spur-of the-moment decision to rearrange our bedroom.
Eric did all of the heavy work and got all of the furniture situated in new spots. Then once the kids were in bed, he and I tackled cleaning things up and getting the room back in shape.
I don't have any before pictures (like I said, this was literally a split-second decision), but we basically reversed the room. Our bed was between the windows and the dresser and desk were on the other wall.
I really like the fresh perspective. It makes the room feel fresh and new, even though nothing much has changed.Isabelle is excited to have her desk by the window now. I think it will be great for her to have the window open while doing her school work as the weather gets warmer.Now I'm going to embarrass myself a little bit. I'm kind of excited about this little corner on my side of the bed that Eric and I have affectionately dubbed "the grandma corner." Swap the telescope for a rocking chair and I'd be all set!
The best side effect of rearranging is definitely the cleaning and organizing that get done as a result. I've been saying for weeks that I need to get my desk under control. Well thankfully, that finally happened and everything is all nice and organized. (I won't mention that box shoved full of random papers under my desk though.)Little projects like this make me feel grateful - grateful for the pride and sense of accomplishment, grateful that a little thing can make us so happy, grateful that my husband enjoys this whole process as much as I do, and grateful that we are always finding new ways to keep our home feeling fresh when all we really want to do is move.
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