We plan to install more Pergo flooring, same color as the office. Before installing the new flooring in the hallway, though, the walls had to be painted. They're all scuffed, dented and faded. It's been about 10 years since the last painting.
Yeah, it was time.
Here we go:
before opening the first paint can
to get it right.
higher than my face. My neck problems won't allow
such dramatics anymore.
NEVER buy Velspar Signature Series (Lowes) paint.
There's no other word for it ... it's crap.
One coat covering my arse! It was as thin as water,
and we thought it would never dry!
It's expensive too. I should have demanded my money back.
Next time it's Sherwin-Williams all the way.
and it's so expensive, I thought it best
to install a chair rail to protect our investment.
with his new brad nailer gun.
Yeah, another expense ...
Well, we did need it.
The vivid colors really dress up the furnishings and pictures,
don't ya think?!
Nothing shy about the way I decorate. :)
Now comes the really fun part of repainting all six hallway doors bright white. And it's NOT the Velspar brand, thank you very much. The white paint on them now is so old it looks grey. Then comes the pulling up of almost 20 year old carpeting, cleaning the area throughly, and buying the multiple packs of Pergo flooring.
Then, of course, the actual installation. *sigh*
There went the budget this month ... *giggle*
I keep telling myself, "I'm having fun", *ouch* "I'm having fun" *ouch* ...