Wednesday, October 12, 2011

sukkah project, part one.

so, we have a sukkah up! it still needs to be illuminated and decorated, but we are so delighted to have it up for the first time in our home and life together...
getting organized...
putting together the walls


securing the screen!
bringing slats for the roof -- to hold the schach

a worm's-eye view with mommie

it's almost like home :)


while it's true that the girl child did not put it together quite as much as it looks like, she really did do what you see! it took longer than I thought it would, owing to my not-realizing I was using a too-small screw-bit (and hence stripping a few screws and breaking the tip -- problems to solve next week...), but I loved doing it, love that we are deepening our family's life, and though I said, in one frustrated moment, that we could get the easy PVC-pipe kind next year, I think this is the sukkah for us. besides, we own it already! I'd rather spend little bits of money each year on gourds and improvements than a big chunk of money to start all over again. :)

we now have corn stalks and forsythia branches on the top; I will probably procure some more in the next day or two, but it's looking good. can't wait for our party on saturday night! stay tuned.


p.s. a million thanks to Hali for the pix -- I'm still working on tweaking my photo-taking method.

1 comment:

Casey said...

Oh my goodness! This is AMAZING! I kept thinking, who is that HOT Butch doing all that hard work?! Oh it's EMILY! LOOKING AMAZING!