A while back, I opened door number 3
and joined the world of DIY painting bloggers, whose work I completely admire.
Truly, I do.
this admiration usually occurs from afar, while sitting in my chair, my laptop perched in my lap, with the AC
As I click on page after page of DIY painted perfection, I am usually mumbling, “…how in the world did
she do that?”.
who have become very, very
Five minutes into our project,
I was quickly demoted to third string painter,
and I was even accused of
“…trying to get out of things,
or skipping important steps in the painting process…”
Well, I never!
apply the primer to a campaign dresser that will
belong to Daughter #3,
once it is painted in a turquoise color called Beach Towel
and its brass fittings are all shiny and gold.
Easily distracted, I wondered if Zinsser makes
under eye concealer.
I am a slinger by trade, and when I complained about the primer, whose directions I did not follow,
I was then told to work on the campaign chest hardware.
had spray painted the hardware with black paint.
(Truth be told, I don’t blame them…I feel their pain.)
This job involved dangerous, toxic chemicals,capable of removing layers of paint and skin.
(I did read those instructions.)
Daughter #3 had started this job,
all while I shouted out non-stop, possibly irritating warnings of
“Danger! Be Careful! Wear your gloves!”
I was demoted from this job
when they caught me trying to dip said hardware in my silver cleaning
liquid in the kitchen
There really is a project plan. I’ll let you know
when they let me know…
I wonder what my job will be tomorrow?
Here’s my story: I have painted lots of furniture over the years, but a slinger personality, directions, and multiple steps don’t often mix .
I like it that way.
I hope you enjoyed this crazy White Spray Paint re-post.