But it ain’t as good as 2 out of 3.
Yesterday, I hung 1 of the 4 needlepoints that had been living on the floor of my room. I finally put the city up above my “kitchen table” (read: parents bridge table and chairs). I still have my cross stitch, my butterfly, and a cross stitch my sister-in-law gave me to hang up. I just can’t decide where to put them!
I did succeed in helping a friend with his decorating needs, though. My friend bought his own place maybe 2 years ago? When he moved in, he started painting his room a light blue color, with a dark blue trim. This was a definite necessity, because the previous owner had a bright pink room. For some reason, he never completely finished the project — it looked fine, but he was missing the finishing touches. Then, a few weeks ago, he decided to abandon that color scheme altogether and try something new. I’ve never painted before, so I told him I would help him out.
When I arrived at his place last night around 5:30, he had 3 green colors painted in patches on his wall. He was trying to decide between them, with his plan being to paint the walls green and the trim beige. The greens he was deciding between were all very nice colors but they were VERY dark, so I suggested he paint the walls beige, with one green accent wall, then do the trim in green. He seemed to like that idea, so we went back to the store and bought the paints! The colors he chose were the green and beige to the far left in the picture. We were ready to go!
We finally started painting around 8:30, and we finished almost one wall with the primer before I started to get sleepy around 930. I know, I know, that’s far too early for a Saturday night, but…I have no good excuse. So, I left him to continue on for a little bit more, and he reports to me that he finished the wall and started on the next one before the fumes started to get to him and he almost fell off of his step ladder. WHOOPS!
(here is a picture of the wall half-painted with primer…note the Christmas tree I gave him for his first Christmas in his condo…why it’s out in April I don’t know, but it’s cute!)