The room before wasn't terrible. Honestly, I probably should have left it alone, but the carpet had to go and after my darling husband built the awesome triple decker, I wanted to have that finished. I didn't. For some reason, using the wrong sandpaper turns a four hour job into a few weeks of dusty contemplation, which I spent plotting Watergirl 2.
I'm having FUN with Watergirl 2. I'm on schedule on page 75 or something, and I haven't hit a roadblock yet. I love dialogue. And boys with gills.
Wow. Looking at the photos all together like this, it's kind of depressing how much similar they look. All that work and nothing dramatic, BAM! big change. I should have painted it purple instead of french vanilla.
|Also before. Perfectly decent.|
|After. The floor is well sanded.|
|Also after. That's where I dumped the bucket of dark brown paint.|
|We have sawdust inside the storm windows and the aluminum ones. We need to figure out how to do something about that. OR get used to it. :)|
|This is the closest to in real life color.|
|the bed! Maybe too orange. It's supposed to be the color of Mr. Fox.|
|Mary Engelbreit lives in St. Louis.|
|Pretend the middle deck is made up. :)|