A little rusty after summer.

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I have been walking past this for two weeks now on the way to my micro studio.  It is posted on The Associates’ bedroom door as a declaration of some kind.  I mumble “fafarit?” as I meander by each time hoping to decipher it.

Today I got it!!! It reads as follows.

favorite

part of

school

yay

lunch good

eat food B+

Ok,  so we (I mean she is) are a little rusty after all good intentions of reading everyday this summer failed.

Seeing as she needs to read more I wanted to give her a bedside table to keep books.  On possibly every excursion to Ikea I have purchased book ends, but in reality the bookcases in our house are so crammed that there is no need for bookends.  I couldn’t get rid of these, and they screamed for a hack.

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I cut down a scrap piece of beautiful mashed together shreds of wood.

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Look at that quality.

I drilled holes in the bookends so that they could be secured to the “wood.”

This is before

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and this is after she got to it, not what I had in mind….

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Three days of my life that I will never get back were spent Ikea hacking The Associates room. Roughly translated this means I used all the same furniture but rearranged, cut and rebuilt it to look brand new. I was hoping to share pictures with you but she has already destroyed it, maybe next year.

 

 

 

5 thoughts on “A little rusty after summer.

  1. Which one of you is Rusty? …(I understood what she wrote immediately – but then we travel backwards at my age and better understand those things!) ❤

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