Yesterday I was looking around my beautiful home - preparing to pick up the floorboards to finish my bedroom this weekend and then I noticed 'another' mark on the wall - I tried wiping it, washing it - to no avail.
"Hmm - maybe if after I have finished laying the floorboards, while the house is all a mess - I could paint?"
Now I immediately, hit myself over the head, and dropped the thought, but it kept bugging me, so I put it out to Elizabeth - she said NO, NO, NO! And then she said - Yes, I will help you Mom. So we went and bought the paint yesterday afternoon, came home and moved all the furniture out of the lounge and this morning we began.
Well, it is now 8.26pm and I have a fully painted lounge room which is about 8m x 5m in size. It has 2 coats of paint on the walls, the ceiling is also painted and all the furniture that was out of the room is now back in it - as well as all the dining room furniture which is prepared for tomorrow's paint.
This includes stripping the border and emptying the buffet - again - preparing all the edges with painter's tape. So here are some photos of the day - don't look at the outfits.
|This is what my lounge looked like this morning|
|7am - Cleo keeping me company while I stripped the wallpaper border - everyone else asleep|
|Floors covered and room prepared for painting|
|Shower cap to protect my hair and a really cool top - it was so hot & humid - the paint was drying before we got down the ladder|
|Come home Ivan - all is forgiven - this is usually your job|
|Not a great look - the wall & paint is lovely|
|The other member of the painting beauty team :)|
|5.50pm - furniture back in lounge|
|Including dining room furniture|
|Removing more of that bloody wallpaper|
|Look at that stunning ceiling - looks like magic|
What did you do last week?