I just wanted to share a little about this fun DIY project I've been working on with a little bit of help from Babygirl. She loves being outside on our patio -- she brings out her toys and waves to all the neighbors! I'm so glad that she prefers getting fresh air over sitting in front of the TV, and I wanted to make sure she had a special space for her activities.
I also wanted it to affordable and safe for Babygirl and the environment. So I found a gently used table at our local Goodwill (rather than spending a lot of money on something brand new and letting a perfectly good piece go to waste), and got to work transforming this basic, battered picnic table...
Earth Safe Finishes. I don't have to worry about the chemicals leaching into the air Babygirl breathes while she plays, and the soft mint color reminds me of gelato :)
I still have to find time to complete a second coat and then seal it (also VOC-free!), but Babygirl is already enjoying her new spot. Our green picnic table is the perfect place for working on puzzles, enjoying breakfast, or practicing a future career as a surgeon!
What projects have you been up to? How do you make them healthy for your little ones and our world?
The Yuppie Hippie