The Bedroom Changeabout (Part 1)

The bedroom swap with Louis is complete! It was an awful lot of hard work last weekend (thank goodness for my Dad and his ratchet screwdriver and fully-charged power tools and my Mum and her organic shepherd’s pie) but we are now each residing in a bedroom that suits our needs far better than the arrangement we had before.

Because our cottage is dinky upstairs - full of uneven floors, crooked walls and narrow doorways - before we could swap about, we had to dismantle all the beds, re-build Louis’ two beds into bunk beds and build a new Ikea chest of drawers.

We were pretty methodical which definitely helped. I bought a couple of plastic boxes to house the various bits and bobs like lamps, pictures, light controls and odds and ends that would otherwise either get lost or broken as we moved furniture about. And we did all the dismantling first to free up floor space for building the new furniture.

I’ll share the finished room photos tomorrow, but for now, this is what the work-in-progress looked like.

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So that’s everything taken apart - now to put it all back together again somewhere else…