After clearing out the mess and all of the furniture, we visited my "happy place":
Then, we spent each evening for a week with those hexagonal tool thingies:
Yesterday, The Husband worked in the yard all morning, and I crawled around on the floor building the dresser. Then, I hemmed the curtains and vacuumed all the wood shavings off the floor before we headed to IKEA yet again to exchange the wrong part that had come with the bed and get the extra screw that had been missing from the dresser package and to exchange the lampshade that was (in my opinion) a slightly wrong color. And now, it looks like this:
We still need to procure two twin mattresses - IKEA was sold out of all except their really expensive options (big mattress sale). And of course, they won't have them back in stock until APRIL. And I want my sister to sleep on that bed in MARCH. So here's the other side of the room, with the naked bed:
Currently on the bed: My collection of fabrics that match the curtains for pillows, a quilt for the guest bed, and perhaps a wall hanging. I have my work cut out for me!
Now, you probably say that babies are supposed to sleep in cribs. And that we have no changing table. And to that, I would reply that we're getting a used bassinet from a friend as well as a co-sleeper, and Junebug will be sleeping in our room. Meanwhile, Junebug's room will be the guestroom for all the visitors scheduled to come this year (yay!). And the changing table? We'll have to see. My tendency right now is to change baby's diaper on the bed or floor.
But there you have it. A baby room!