Friday, March 20, 2009

Nap Time Make Over

Look what I did during nap time yesterday!
Remember that 100 year old medicine cabinet in my bathroom? I think the paint was 100 years old too.
Using the bottom of a can of primer/sealer,
my favorite paint brush,
(Side Note: If you haven't tried one of these angled paint brushes for your projects, go out and spend $10. They are great. Forget all of that blue painter's tape, the paint leaks through anyway and gives you an uneven line, especially if you are painting a dark color next to white trim like I'm always doing. With this type of paint brush, you can use the "cutting in" technique that I learned from a pro painting friend.) a little tiny can of mis-tinted sample paint,
and a roll of Contact Paper from Walmart, I got this project done in an hour.

First, priming. Then painting.
Add in a little contact paper on the wooden shelves....


and Viola!


I love the results. But, it does make it very obvious that the bathroom really needs a new coat of paint all around! And new shower curtain and.....

6 comments:

Rebekah said...

That is really cute!

Kim said...

LOOOOOOOOVE IT!!! very good use of nap time :)

Lanita said...

You are really whipping that house into shape. It is so rewarding to see the work when it is through.

womandriver said...

Adorable! :)

Rachel said...

Great job! It's making me want to get some painting jobs done around here.

Missi said...

Nice job. And I love those angled paint brushes, too.