Upholstered walls and minor indiscretions

Upholstered walls ... all the cool kids have them
Upholstered walls … all the cool kids have them

What’s a girl to do when the budget and the grand ideas and the calendar all refuse to line up?

When the college boy needs to spread his wings a little further than the four walls of his bedroom without breaking the bank to pay for his education and living and such?

When he is enough like his daddy that he’s pretty laid-back and low maintenance. Well, then the limited possibilities are multiplied.

And you just might end up with something like this…

All guys should have a venomous snake skin next to their mirror
All guys should have a venomous snake skin next to their mirror

Compliments of the sister-in-law y’all met yesterday and the Grandma who was a collector of unwanted fabrics..

It even has "closet doors"
It even has “closet doors”

It’s the in-between of reality and a finished basement.

A basic closet rod and voila - it's a curtain door
a basic closet rod and voila – it’s a curtain door

And one of these days, real soon we’re hoping, there will be dry wall and paint and cabinets and flooring and all sorts of classy things that add up to a finished basement.

Until then, this Mama is so very grateful for a young college man who sees the bigger picture of things and doesn’t complain. Though he has been known to swipe some of his Mama’s favorite fur blankets. But she has chosen to classify that as a small indiscretion, it’s the least she could do, right?

About Beth Moore

A Christ-follower, wife, mom to 4, lifestyle blogger, seamstress and seeker of daily glimpses of God's grace and redemption.

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