It’s been my goal, for quite some time, to move the girl’s comfort corner to a place that is more quiet. I want a place where they can go to read and sit without being disturbed or feeling over stimulated.
I was thinking about doing something under the stairs in the crawl space (Ala: Harry Potter. LOL.) But knew that in order to accomplish that, I would probably have to switch out my closet door with one of those split doors. Plus, there is no wired lighting in the crawl space, and the added issue with buying batteries or wiring lighting has prevented me from pursuing that option too ambitiously.
So then, three weeks (or so) ago, I switched all the girl’s clothes out of their closet and put them in the master closet. I did this mainly to cut down on impromptu dress up sessions. Not that I mind “dress-up” I just can’t stand the mess that ensues when an entire wardrobe of clothes is pulled off hangers and strewn around the playroom. Having their clothes in my master closet has really helped cut down on that kind of clutter.
As a result, their closet has sat empty.
My intention, now, is to convert their closet into their new comfort corner. I’ve already installed shelving and will hopefully paint sometime today. If I can get the painting finished, then I will move the girl’s books onto the shelves, put up some vinyl stickers I purchased at the dollar tree, and then start work on a foam sofa that will fit neatly on the other side of the bookcase.
The closet has wired lighting. Although, I’m considering the option to bring in something a little closer for more intimate reading.
Debbie, if you are reading this, I think I will take you up on the offer to have one of those chandeliers that your scrapping. Don’t you think that would be cool?
I’m going to go take some “before pictures” and hope to have those posted sometime today.