But I'm sure it will come as no surprise to anyone that most of my nesting urges have centered around the nursery, and I am pleased to say that we have made a lot of progress!
|My mom overseeing the crib assembly|
Jeromy started painting the nursery this weekend. It took him a big chunk of the weekend to do just the ceiling and crown molding, partly because he is working by himself, and partly because white paint apparently doesn't cover very well and needs at least three coats. So last night my darling husband declared that the prerequisite for conceiving our next child will be that I have to paint the new nursery ahead of time......by myself. Which is fair, I guess.
As for me, I put the finishing touches on my first crafty contribution to the nursery last week:
I did most of the baby quilt in one of my sewing classes, and am now feeling like I MIGHT be ready to start some more sewing projects at home, all by myself, without hand-holding from a sewing instructor. Up next is the crib skirt, pillows, and maybe even another quilt. May the Martha-Force be with me.
I think Jeromy and I truly hit our crafty Mr. & Mrs. Martha Stewart peak about a month ago, though, when we took a knitting class. Yes. I know. My husband willingly attended a knitting class. I was shocked, too, but also just tickled, of course. We were both pretty surprised by how hard knitting was at first, but we both got the hang of it after some practice at home:
|A cozy wool scarf--a.k.a. belly-hider--just in time for.....Spring.|