So far the two guests who have slept on the bed have appeared well rested (aside from the fact that they are next door to our one year old who does not sleep through the night yet
So here it is all closed up. (My photography skills are, uh, non-existent so you might have to use your imagination just a tad.) Kurt painted it a rather glossy black and attached it to the wall studs - that baby isn't going ANYWHERE!
I found some attractive bedding to match the room decor and, voila!, a charming resting place!
I am so proud of my hubby for taking on this project. He's a little unsure of his abilities around wood working (several years ago he cut the tip of his thumb off with a table saw - long story - shorter thumb...) but this gave him the inspiration to perhaps tackle a new Knock Off Wood project or two. So it's either this one or maybe this one! Let the sawdust FLY!