This is my blood blister from when i hammered my finger. i know, you're saying, "why hammering when painting?" mostly it's because i found my quarter map & was putting more quarters in & had to use the hammer. it hurt. i screamed bloody murder. with the window's open. oops. not a good way to start a big project, but my finger has survived.
the whole reason we're doing all of the painting is because we're getting new carpet. because there are too many spots like this throughout the house. those are from attempts at cleaning. the carpet, in my opinion has always needed replacing. now's the time. plus, the berber is starting to snag in many places.
when i moved in 5 years ago, i was bored one weekend & decided to paint. it was my first painting experience. it wasn't horrible, but it wasn't fantastic. it has also gone unfinished for 5 years. i just can't get over what a change has happened to this room in the last 4 days. on top of that, i cleaned out so much garbage from this room. seriously, this room has been my dumping grounds for almost 5 years. now, it's a cleaned up guest room & i love it.
the priming was so stark & different. the whole room was transformed. we had so much fun doing this, every step of the way. it was long nights & lots of work - but i'm glad we did it together.
this is what the room looks like now. i can't wait to see what the whole house looks like with the new carpet. only one week. yippee. starting tomorrow we're painting our bedroom... i will probably share more pictures of that, too.