I've been dropping pretty big hints the past few years to Justin that he needed to learn how to make furniture. He would look at me like I was crazy. But I had confidence and so I kept dropping the hints. Finally . . . finally . . . he committed to making me something. For Christmas I was gifted with a bunch of wood with the promise of a storage cabinet. Well, it has happened! And man I am excited. Justin is much less excited because he knows a list of new items to be built will be handed to him. But oh isn't it beautiful! I painted it and added a few stencils and now it is ready to be filled.
We only need about four more of these . . . . HA! I keep telling Justin it's a wonderful skill to have, and a skill I want our boys (and Amelia if she chooses) to pick up through the years. I'll have to keep the pressure and the nagging going strong!