Tuesday, 23 March 2010

The makeover has begun! And it has begun with a bed...

I had a brainwave and thought I'd make a sofa bed for the van. Comfy sleeping at night, comfy sitting by rainy day. A quick search on the interweb reveled enough foam would cost about £50. Eek. I thought about getting an old foam sofa bed off ebay and mangling it, but in stepped Pappa Jones with these babies:

Do you remember these things? Teen sleepovers wouldn't have been the same. They were languishing in my parents summerhouse so I "Rescued" them. Ahem.

They weren't a bad fit, but not quite exact enough for my liking, so half an hour, a bread knife and emergency duct tape got me this:

Every stage needed Maya approval of course.

Folded up:

Not bad eh? Covers next!