It turns out, that I didn’t need to pick up baskets at the thrift store at all! Instead, I repurposed two by taking off the handles. I made sure that their removal didn’t affect the structure of the basket at all.
The playroom has been a very popular spot and will help keep the kids occupied while we deal with this:
We got the bookshelves placed though and secured to the wall! My plan today is to unpack the shelves and unpack some books. This became the priority because Natalie needs to have a book box for school (which we have to make) and fill it up with books from home! So…..guess we gotta find some books! We hope to have a living room by this weekend. Little by little…..