Last night I decided to paint the hall landing ....................
It's in terrible condition really - and this is another quick fix that will have to be readdressed down the road - but I couldn't look at it another day...............
When we lifted the carpet the floor looked like this
Looks like they were painted many many years ago - with a " runner " painted onto them ( nice idea not so crazy about the colors though :)
So.........................the problem with painting this area is that you lose access to everything upstairs which includes the bedroom and the office - kind of necessary to get in and out of those spaces.
John's out of town for a couple of days - so I jumped ( and I mean that literally as you'll soon see )
on the opportunity to get this particular job done
Now you'll see why I had to wait until John was gone - ( I've also decided it's time to lift that 50 year old linoleum from the office - can you see it in the corner of the photo ? )
I needed to get into the office after the floor was painted but that's quite the hop skip and a jump wouldn't you say?
Not so when you're as graceful as a gazelle !!!
First I hooked my foot onto the railing ledge like so...................
And sailed through the air
With the greatest of ease
Until I came crashing
down on my knees................
I think it might have been the camera actually - I could have done it if I didn't have to photograph it for the blog don't you know - and holding Soda in one arm didn't help matters much at all.
My knees are bruised - I'm walking with a limp - but the floor is painted !!! ( and the camera and Soda are intact )
3 things I've learned today
1) I have the ugliest feet - I'm just going to tell people I was a ballerina in my younger days and that's why my feet look the way they do - all twisted with bunions and all - ( I took ballet as a little girl - does that count? ) John calls them clodhoppers -
2) Paint fixes everything ( except feet )
3) I'm not a gazelle
I'm more like my zodiac sign - ( now aren't you impressed how I flew across the landing? )
I think so - I'd attempt to fly over double the space to have this end result
I use Behr Porch paint for all the interior floors - with a gloss finish - it's an extremely durable paint!
It ties in with the bedroom perfectly
Ok - I want a tea - so I have to fly ( literally ) don't even picture it - it's ugly - and I'm going to attempt to get back in here with a tea in my hand -
Sochi has nothing on me....................
Have a great one all !
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