And although there were many things that I loved about him back when we first got married, I had no idea that he had a hidden talent: building things to make our life easier.
I posted pictures of the beds that he made for the kids here.
And I posted pictures of our renovation in our home here.
But a few days ago, he made something for me that I am in love with... lots of love.
I was in need of somewhere to put my earrings. Before, they were piled in a draw and they were always getting twisted and mangled. Also, it made it hard to take stock of what I have.
I searched Etsy and the net looking for something that I wanted and came away irritated. Have you seen what some people charge for a simple wall hanging jewelry holder? Ridiculous.
When I mentioned this to my husband, he got an idea.
And he sketched it out, measured my earrings and how many there were at the time.
This is the finished product:
He designed and built it while I did the sanding and staining since I did want to help.
He added hooks along the bottom so that I could hang my necklaces.
The space on the bottom row will be for rings, just as soon as he gets the supplies that he needs to fill it in.
I love it.
I can actually SEE what I have without having to paw through a drawer or untangle a huge mess of beads and metal.
And? I still have room for more earrings. LOL.