Whew…exhaling….I just washed off all of the oil base paint and am examining the blisters in my hand. My back hurts, my neck is sore and I will probably smell like mineral spirits for two more days. But, for all of my bellyaching, I am very proud of my front steps. You can click here to see me pressure washing, stripping paint and cleaning the stairs. And you can look below for the Ta-da pic of the stairs….
When it dries, it is supposed to look like a brown paper bag. The color appears light in this photo. I sure do hope it darkens some. This picture is after two coats of paint. The paint color chip is Benjamin Moore’s ‘Waynesboro Taupe’, number 1544.
How it came to be:
What Vivian was doing while I worked…
Now, I am enjoying a big glass of iced tea and feeling quite good about my day’s work. Off to the porch swing now to admire the view…