Monday, March 14, 2011

Light Bulb Moment

Every time I went to my basement to get something from the deep freeze,
I had to walk around this yard sale pile.

So irritating!


(photo taken after I started moving stuff)

The other day as I was waiting for my washer to finish the final spin
I was looking at this pile in disgust.

I began to wonder if it could be moved somewhere out of the way.

As I looked around the basement, I thought about the club house behind my stairs.

In five years since we lived here, we have never used it. It was a small and dark space.

Then I had a light bulb moment, quite literally!


I remembered this clip on lamp and I went to get it.
When I turned it on, it was like finding another whole room in my house!
I never knew the club house was so big!
(for such a small space)



Look at all that room!


This is why we call it a club house.
It has a door and a window.
The child who lived here previously drew on the walls,
and there are stickers too.
(babybear would've loved it)



I was able to fit all the yard sale stuff in here,
with room to spare!

9 comments:

Joc(e) said...

Best light bulb moment EVER!! :-)

Lane aka Willow said...

Great re-find :-), looks like you have room for more when you need to.

Jenners said...

You know, I actually have a recurring dream that I find a secret room in my house and now you've actually gone and found one!

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

I wish I could find some extra space like that. Here in California, most of our houses don't have basements (or adequate attics!). I would love to find a bit of space like that!

AlliE said...

nice!!! i love the light bulb!!!

Caitlin said...

Excellent! What a great storage space! You will be thankful you did it every time you don't have to trip over that stuff!!

Sarah C. said...

What a fun space to find! I would love extra storage like that. Our washer & dryer fill a closet beneath our stairs, but there is a little extra space. Thinking of knocking a hole in the wall there and making a spot for the cats' litter box so we can get it out of the hallway.

Mary said...

I've had many dreams where I suddenly find more room in my house ... sadly, only dreams! How fun for you!

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