So, my family room has been a work in progress to say the least, and the end of this massive painting project is almost within my reach. Progress has been made though!
Yeah, I really went wild with reaccesorizing the dresser, right? I added a little pot of fake grass. Woooo. And I don’t know where my basket is that’s normally on that bottom shelf… I’ll find it. Eventually.
And then there is this space…
This is where things start to get interesting. I’m literally within inches of finishing this thing. You can see in the “after” picture above that there is a small space right by the ceiling that isn’t quite done. The same holds true with the large wall space above the stairs. Necessity is the mother of all invention, right?
I must insert a disclaimer here – I do not recommend jury-rigging a ladder to create a DIY scaffold. Do so at your own risk, and if you get hurt in the process, it’s your own fault. Besides, my husband did stand under the ladder and was holding it to make sure I
had a false sense of security didn’t fall.
And please pay no attention to the marks on the walls going down the stairs. That was part of an epic fail in trying to bring the board and batten up the stairs. We need to buy “Carpentry for Dummies” in order to finish that project because the angles in that project made us look even more stupid than the jury rigged ladder.
Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, I noticed that the paint color seemed … off. After closer examination, yep, the paint was just. not. right. You don’t notice in the pictures, but trust me when I say you can see it in person. That’s right people. The most harrowing part of this paint project was done with mistinted paint. And I have to fix it.
What’s most frustrating is that I’ve been procrastinating tackling this space for a long time. It’s been sitting there, mocking me.
So, in the meantime, let’s focus on another space that is done. In a non-mistinted paint color. FYI – the paint color is Palladian Blue by Benjamin Moore.
Have you had any recent painting disasters?