After putting the kids down for their nap, I thought, hmmm...I'll paint the kitchen real quick before they wake up.
hahahahahahahahahahaha....I'm still laughing.
I had forgotten exactly how much 'cutting' had to be done in the kitchen. There isn't a lot of wall space, so it's easy to think it's not much.
I might add that I have become a pretty good cutter. My Pop would be proud. He was a painter for many years after his retirement. I like to think that he might give me a job if he were still alive. I think about him a lot, and especially when I am painting. I feel like he is watching me, and
And I never think about the 2nd coat.
Long story, short--I started at 3pm, and finished after midnight. It was worth it! I love my green kitchen!
Valspar from Lowe's
Interior Satin Finish
Homestead Resort Olive
(I used this color a couple of years ago to paint over the hideous cream ceramic tile backsplash, with fruit--except in a semi-gloss. So I knew I loved it. Greens are sooo hard to pick!)
It looks a little too olive-y here....but it's not! It was midnight, so I didn't have a lot of natural light.
And here is the best part:
Just look how good my new floor is going to look!!!!
Oh white lineoleum, how do I strongly dislike thee? Let me count the ways!
Lord help me. Amen.