So when a new branch of Ikea opened near us, we went along to have a look and I saw an ideal bed for her - low, with storage and the ability to pull out into a double bed if necessary. I went home and thought about it for a couple of days, then bit the bullet and ordered the bed...and shelves...and a chair. It arrived a couple of weeks ago (together with two chest of drawers for our room which also needed replacing) and for the past ten days I have been mucking out Stacie's room - an apt phrase indeed.
Consequently, time for painting and crafting has been minimum. I've been working on these little peeps: