“Impressions from December 2014: a personal project”

‘Impressions‘ is a creative project by an eclectic group of female photographers from around the globe. We aim to share the inspiration behind what we do through our monthly posts.
On the 8th of each month, we will be sharing 8 images that tell the story of what inspired us in the previous weeks: our families, nature, weather, or maybe even work itself! We are free to explore the meaning of ‘impressions’, and it is likely to change month to month.

LOTS of our little friends have bunk beds. So the girls have been persistent in their requests for bunkbeds. I was excited to be taking time off during the same time as the school break to spend it with the girls and this new project allowed me to start my research at the typical Pottery Barn Kids, Land of Nod, Restoration Hardware and although I found my perfect dream bunkbeds the logistical practicality of living in Alaska won over. So then we started looking local and thought we could just build our own! Brilliant! Great plans online easy peasy. Um except no. We have no woodworking skills or tools and my plans and imagination tend to be HUGE and my awesome husband tends to believe no budget is too large. So we decided quickly we were in over our heads. Thank you Craigs List for coming to rescue. After much scrubbing, sanding, painting, and LOTS of TLC we were sooo excited to share the new room with the girls that they were going to be sharing. Insert crying mom moment here. In the excitement of new bedding, shopping for the beds, etc I failed to acknowledge that this would be the end of cribs/toddler beds and that my youngest would now be in a big girl bed. GAH. Mommy needed a moment to come to terms with this new milestone and massive transition. No more nursery or toddler room. After a few deep breaths I was able to bring the girls in and they were soooooooo excited. It was so much fun! The transition of sharing a room with two girls who are chatty and avoid sleep has been a challenge but I am sure it will get better. I just love the thought of all the adventures they will be plotting in these beds 😀

Now head over to Vinita to check out her month and gorgeous images. Enjoy the blog circle!
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  • AntoninaJanuary 9, 2015 - 10:06 am

    Ah so very special when they move to the big beds… A proper milestone and a reminder that they are grown up all too quickly!ReplyCancel

  • VinitaJanuary 9, 2015 - 10:42 am

    Love seeing all the happiness on their faces!! So cute!!ReplyCancel

  • KimJanuary 9, 2015 - 2:31 pm

    The stuffies… heehee!!!ReplyCancel

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