We woke to the sound of teeming rain this morning. I do love that sound. We have a tin roof, so it has an extra "pitter patter", as Angus calls it. Nowhere near as deafening as I had imagined it would be, before we moved in. It's homely and soothing. There wasn't alot of choice on where we would spend today. A planned park play date needed to be postponed. Constant rain meant we were even unable to make a quick mercy dash next door to our local park. So instead, we rearranged.
For a long time now, the boy's room has been getting me down. It is poky and cluttered and I was certain we weren't utilising the space to it's full potential. There is of course, limited space to utilise, but there is always more than one way to design a room. I'm also a big fan of the purge, tidy and sell/giveaway. And so my long lost friend ebay received a workout this afternoon (it's been almost a year since I sold something and I have missed the thrill of an online auction. very. sad). After almost 3 hours cleaning, purging and organising the room, I had a large bag for the rubbish bin... an even larger bag for charity... and 3 sizeable items for my ebay list. YAY!
The room is still far from complete. It's a tough one when they're sharing and at noticeably different stages. There are so many ideas swimming around in my head. Plans of what I would like to do with their space in the future. For now, they will have to wait. Today, I am just pleased and feeling that much lighter for the purge. Sleeping positions have been changed and swapped around (hopefully for the promise of a more settled 3 year old). A bedside lamp has been added for a softer lighting option. And the world's most loved Alphabet chart shifted into a more prominent place. A productive day indoors as the rain tumbled down.