So we’re painting. Finishing our painting. Before Jake’s parents come. On Thursday. We’re not done. 😕
The living room looks great so far. It’s the kitchen that I’m less than thrilled about. Red paint. I hate red paint. It’s not RED red….it’s more cranberry red. And I hate paint tape. It doesn’t work. And paint tape that doesn’t work coupled with red paint that bleeds and is quite the contrast to the white ceiling and the tan wall right next to it…… well, the imperfections REALLY show up. Like, a lot. And it’s bugging me. And I’m mad about the paint. And I need to buy MORE red paint because it has taken THREE COATS to fully cover. And I’m not done. So I need more. I’m so over red paint. SO OVER IT. 😆
And Jake, he was right. Painting sucks. Especially cranberry red painting. Especially in a kitchen where there’s the little nooks and crannies of the walls above the cupboards, and walls under the cupboards but above the counter tops. 😕 My blood is boiling again just thinking about it.
Then there’s the living room. Jake is doing a marvelous job on it actually. And I’m not just saying that because I’m not having to do it. 😉 Really, he’s done pretty good. Until tonight that is. He DUMPED OUT the big honkin bucket of paint that we mixed. So, two gallons worth. We mixed it because the original color was too dark so we just added a gallon of white paint to it and it came out awesome. So anyway, it was a lot of paint. Here’s a picture……
Notice Jake’s shoe? He FELL off the ladder while doing the trim (vaulted ceilings) and his foot went INTO the bucket and tipped it over. And yes, I grabbed old dirty towels. Which are now in the garbage.
So yeah, painting… it’s a lot of fun. 😯