The flair for design.
Bossy has written about her daughter’s unprompted creativity before– but picture if you will: it’s the day after elections, and Bossy and her mother are plugged into MSNBC with their morning coffee, when all of the sudden they hear the sound of heavy furniture scraping across the floorboards upstairs.
Bossy knows better than to micromanage these situations, where knows better equals It Was The Day After Elections And Nothing Could Move Bossy From The TV.
In a couple of hours’ time, Bossy’s daughter invited Bossy and her mother upstairs to see what she had been up to– and it turns out she had shuffled everything around in her room to create a new nook for her bed.
She hung a lit wreath for a reading light and she framed a magazine poster… on the surface of it, this redesign has a few fatal flaws, for instance she can no longer access certain bureau drawers, which she emptied into other bureau drawers across the room, prompting her to edit a few things and create a goodwill bag, which can never be a bad thing.
But yesterday, when Bossy passed her daughter’s early-morning room, Bossy couldn’t deny that her newly created nest looked cozy and inviting.
A+ Bossy’s daughter from the design judges!
corrie saysNovember 11, 2008 at 8:59 am
I believe Bossy has also written about her mother’s flair for design… must be something in the genes!
I love this lighted halo for her bed…very chic!
Debby saysNovember 11, 2008 at 9:18 am
Bossy’s daughter – rock on! A++ here!
MariaV saysNovember 11, 2008 at 9:38 am
A+++ Would Bossy’s daughter like to come to NYC to help me redecorate my room?
Mandy saysNovember 11, 2008 at 9:40 am
The first word that came to mind was sweet. Which is exactly what a little girls room should be. I heart bossy’s daughter.
Heidi saysNovember 11, 2008 at 10:01 am
I used to do the same thing at her age. It carried into adulthood – my kids love it when I shift their furniture around. Always searching for that cozy nook…..I think your daughter nailed it!
Alwyn saysNovember 11, 2008 at 10:11 am
I love her and her sweet, creative, independent spirit. I, too, did (do) this sort of thing all the time. Feathering the nest…what a wonderful instinct.
janet saysNovember 11, 2008 at 10:17 am
janet saysNovember 11, 2008 at 10:20 am
janet said Hi Pooey, but she meant Hi Poohie!
MamaMo saysNovember 11, 2008 at 10:32 am
Do you lease her out?! My whole home could use a little “cozy”.
Cat saysNovember 11, 2008 at 10:37 am
My daughter loves to redecorate and rearrange, as well. The problem is that she watches HGTV all of the time then looks around the house and tells me how dated everything is.
Tuli saysNovember 11, 2008 at 10:47 am
I’m with Bossy’s daughter on this one. I, too, would’ve put my bed directly under the sky light. Because sleeping in starlight promises fantastic dreams.
Heather saysNovember 11, 2008 at 12:40 pm
I so miss the innocence of youth.
bossy\'s friend martha\'s sister saysNovember 11, 2008 at 3:48 pm
Thank you for helping me get over my issue of “never cover the window with the headboard”, and “picture must be centered over headboard”…. I am running upstairs to change my room! Thanks little bossy~!
Stephanie saysNovember 11, 2008 at 5:48 pm
I love Bossy’s daughter’s idea of the lit wreath for a light…pure genius.
Mr Farty saysNovember 11, 2008 at 7:30 pm
Dude! This is brilliant! A++ to Bossy’s daughter.
jan8mr.lootiato saysNovember 11, 2008 at 8:16 pm
this kids got grit.
Lisa saysNovember 12, 2008 at 12:39 am
I had no idea that girls still loved Marie Osmond. She was one of my faves, back in the day, too Miss Bossy.. har har. who-dat, anyway? (Im soooo out of it!!)
kate saysNovember 12, 2008 at 2:59 am
bossy’s daughter. *sigh* she’s the best.