No one told me that it would
dwarf you like an oak
Seriously, this thing is huge. But the small boy loves it. He helped build it ...
and then dismantle the crib without a second look (saying goodbye to the nuks? not so much).
Big sister is also a big fan. She's been sleeping in that trundle every single night.
Now, for a nice book ...
And then snuggle under the quilt. My mother-in-law had these in her attic for the past 30 years--can you believe it? One of Jeff's aunts made them for him and his brother, but they were rarely used. Having a packrat in the family = priceless!
Yes, we are going to repaint, by the way. I'm thinking a warmish khaki but that was before I got the quilts. Suggestions welcome (I'd also love to do something fun with that dormer/slope thingie--what's that called? There's one on the opposite side of the room too).