I love projects.
I love my kids.
I keep on trying to mix the two.
I bought a $20 pine shelf from Craig's List for the new playroom. The girls wanted to help me and it’s for them, so I said “sure”. (with a big sigh) They put on junky clothes and I gave them the smallest paintbrushes I could find.
They had a great time and worked well together.
All those drips and swirls were a little scary to see, but the girls lost interest after twenty minutes or so and I was able to do some “touch-up” work.
I’m hoping they will feel proud that they helped take an ugly $20 shelf into something they play with every day. Because I sure do!
Here’s a sneak peak where it ended up: