For those of you who know Kris and me well enough, it will come as no surprise to you that we warmed up to the bookstore makeover by making the impulsive decision to rebuild the back porch stairway on our house using lumber we reclaimed from other parts of our deck.
It’s sort of like stretching out before the big marathon.
Ok fine, we’re out of our minds and are incapable of relaxing on our days off.
a. we had a coupon and
b. my sister Julie works at their distribution center in Effingham, IL, so it’s not exactly local, but it does support my hometown.
As it stands now, the color scheme is “Saguaro,” “Camelback,” and “Sassy Green” with an accent wall for our new kids’ section of “Reflecting Pool.” Our Sherwin Williams sales person found all of these names ridiculous and slightly obscene as did we, but the colors do look pretty great.
Now, if we can just make them look good on the walls…