Monday, November 17, 2008

Projects

In roughly 6 months, JellyBean will make his/her arrival. On one hand, that seems like a loooonng time from now, but with all the things I want to get done, I know time will fly. We have a large bedroom upstairs that we've been using as storage since we moved here. We want to convert it into Wendy's bedroom/playroom. Several things need to happen in order to accomplish this:

  • weed through storage stuff & get rid of as much as possible
  • find another way to store the stuff we want to keep
  • remove defunct chimney from the middle of the room
  • patch hole in roof from defunct chimney
  • build shelves on either side of the window
  • paint
  • new carpet
  • move Wendy's stuff upstairs
That's a pretty substantial list. The first 4 items will be the most complicated, especially finding somewhere to store things. We've been working on paring down our belongings, and this will be another time to get rid of a bunch of stuff.

One thing I wonder about, though, is the Christmas stuff. Where do you store your tree & decorations & wrapping paper & stuff? Do you have any hints for me??

5 comments:

Amy said...

We store our Christmas stuff in Rubbermaid totes in the garage.

Nichole said...

Our Christmas stuff is also in Rubbermaid, but it's currently in a large closet. I'm planning to move it down to the basement/crawlspace after Christmas.

(It's technically a crawlspace, but because the house is built on a steep slope it has a really high ceiling.)

Tawn said...

We store our stuff in our attic now, but when I didn't have an attic I stored as much stuff as possible in flat boxes and raised the bed in our spare bedroom. Then I could store the christmas stuff underneath the bed.

Tiffany said...

It is too bad you guys don't have any experience with home renovation! :)

We keep our out of season things in the attic. As for wrapping paper and bags, I have a bag that zips up that I keep that in in a closet. Good luck!

Allie said...

We keep all wrapping supplies in an underbed storage bin under the guest bed. Other holiday stuff lives in bins on a shelf in the basement.