It might be 11pm but...I earned this.
Technically tonight was supposed to be the last night of painting aside from doing the moulding and trim tomorrow night but alas...15 or so thickly saturated paintbrush passes on a particular wall that was NOT supposed to be painted now insures I’ll be painting on rainy days for the next few weeks to come 🤦🏼♀️🤦🏼♀️ Not super awestruck about now but at least this place will (eventually) look awesome.
Hoping to get the trim and moulding done tomorrow and the chair rail and additional moulding and trim up by Friday.
My baseboards were supposed to be here yesterday but they haven’t left their warehouse yet sooo we’ll see when they arrive and the place is actually back in one piece. #homeownership#haveitallfarm#homeowner#gonnamakethishouseahome#houseprojects#homerenovation#girlboss#fixerupper#paintingfordays
Newest project i wasn’t planning on but I’m not crazy about the light blue and it’s also not evenly covered so I will give it a coastal dark blue chalk paint because I don’t want to do black or white and it has a nice dark wood top so I am hopefully it will turn out pretty unless I loose all my patience on the second chair while painting all these round sticks without messing up the seats😆😳🤦♀️ need to also establish this will not stay in my house no matter how it may turn out and no matter how well it may go with my blue wall and couch 😂 #farmhousestyle#tableset#navyblue#coastalbluechalk#paintingfordays
Combining my @peerlesswatercolors with transparent paints from my palette of fun was.... you guessed it... FUN! :) I did this drawing of a local PNW hiking location ‘Punch Bowl Falls’ as anyone who’s visited there will know, the colors I chose definitely fall under creative license. 🌲🌲🍃 This 5x7” painting is available now! If you would like to rescue it from any further changes I may make to it (night scene anyone?! 🌅) please DM me to claim it. $30 +$5 shipping -USA only- PayPal.
Redoing all the walls in the house. When we bought it, all the walls were this blue gray. We are redoing them all in “silver ash”, it’s like soft white gray tone. Also fixed the arrow wall from back when the dining area didn’t exist and was actually a bedroom for Scarlette. Now it flows with the living rooms dark gray accent wall and stripes. LOVING IT! Now to redo the color in the living room. #homemakeover#paintingfordays#opencolors
A little sneak peek of the girl’s room! I have so many more fun things to complete it, but I’m really happy with it so far. ⛅️
*Full transparency* this was massively out of my comfort zone. I’m not someone who likes a lot of color in their house but I figured if I could modernize the rainbow I could vibe with it. Plus, I love my children v much and that little blondie of mine begged for a rainbow. But once I painted the rainbow I HATED IT. Then I went to bed so I could sleep on it and when I woke up I still hated it. Hahahahaha so I decided to do clouds and now I LOVE IT! 🤣 Just a friendly reminder that things won’t always work out how you envision but just take a deep breath and keep trucking. #foreverpainting#coviddiaries#mywholehouseisgoingtobeadifferentcolorbythetimethisisover
One year, seriously what a difference.
As I sit here watching Ellen's Game of Games (cause duh who doesn't love Ellen?!) sipping a cider, I'd give anything to be back on that 🛳 or to be in the Dominican like I was supposed to be.
But life is life.
I think this situation shows us just that & drives home the point we don't have control over much.
We do have control how we show up.
So I ask you, how do you show up amidst this chaos?
👉Are you taking time out for YOU?
👉Are you moving your body for 30 min each day?
👉Are you getting half your body weight in oz each day?
👉Are you trying to fuel your body with good for you foods?
I know everything can seem super overwhelming right now, but keeping some things like these constant will at least help you keep a little bit of your sanity.
I'm here rooting for you and if you need any help, hit me up when you can chat!
Let's try & think pawsitive! 🐾 ❤
Ainsley tried to sneak away with Mike as he heads out for a job (thankful he has a job where social distancing is pretty much built in) I decided to get some painting in... bookshelves (redesigned and painted) and the hallway (but I need mike to come home and finish the last little bit! - short people problems:) Checking things off the list so hopefully we can get the new floors in... well sometime this year 😂 #diy#paintingfordays
6 2022 March, 2020
Just ordered my new business cards and thank you notes! It’s such a great feeling when you can include cute little trinkets in with your orders 💗
Photography by @tamara_abear
Our fireplace is now white and it’s so fresh and clean, I love it! We are still trying to decide on what colour we will paint this room so have put on a first couple of coat of watered down white emulsion while we decide. I took a random notion today that I might like farrow and ball sulking room. I just can’t decide. But in meantime i’m going to paint our little wc with it! #fireplace#sittingroom#paintingfordays#reno#victorianreno#victorianreno
We are cleared to close on house 4 on Friday the 13th!
This is actually the second time we’ve closed on a Friday the 13th so it’s a lucky day around here 🍀
As an added bonus it’s also my hubby’s birthday!
I originally wanted this to be a quick fix. Out with the carpets, some fresh paint. That kind of a thing. It’s now looking like we are going to do the whole sha-bang.
The layout makes sense for a 2-family, it clearly was used that way previously. So...we are now looking into how we can bring this back. Aka new electric, plumbing, and hvac to put it on two separate services. Plus 2 kitchens, a roof, some windows, bathrooms... yep another whole house reno!
We’ve been running the numbers and this seems to make the most sense. Everything that involves zoning/variances takes time, but after that we can get rolling!
Meanwhile I’ve been busy at the Shell house dryloking the basement, sealing up boards for the covered porch at our house, and working on the dining room for my #wallageddon project!
I woke up this morning and messaged Morgan "my outfit can't be beat today as I'm out of clean laundry" only to find out we were dressed almost identically! Oh how I love this woman ❤️ #workingwomen#paintingfordays