Thursday, January 17, 2013

Time For A POPP {A Sneak Peek of THE Room}

I've never been a great one 
about keeping my mouth shut about what I've been up to.
I just get too excited and want to share it with y'all!
:D
Besides, after 4 posts about what I'm doing or thinking about doing, 
I figured it was time to stop talking and do a quick POPP - 
Proof Of Progress Post.


Because I know y'all are like, "What is taking so long?!"

I feel ya, believe me!
So...  Here's a sneak peek.

A quickie reminder in case you forgot...

{To my ever-living shame}

This is what her room looked like when I started.

Poor child.





You can read about that debacle HERE.

{Hangs Head In Mortification.}

But, I'm proud to report that as of this morning:

1)  Walls are done. 

{Two Coats of Primer and 2 Coats of Paint.}

2)  Trim is done.

{Two Cost of Primer and 2 Coats of Paints.}

3)  2 coats of primer are on the floor.

After Sweeping, Vacuuming, cleaning out the old caulk with -
I kid you NOT - a butter knife -
{Scott rolled his eyes at me for that one.
Men with their proper tools for everything.
I say, whatever works will do the job!  LOL!}
 more vacuuming, mopping, and then waiting for it to dry.

{Needs 2 Coats of Paint}

Anyhoo...

This is why I was dreading the floors...

(You might want to cover your eyes for this one 
because it's the floor in all its...  AHEM...  Glory.)


Oh yeah.

Puuuuuuuurty.

WOO!  HOO!

{Yes, My poor child lived with these for almost 2 years!}

Ugh.

But check out the wall color, huh?

Huh?

Huh?

Huh?

I ADORE it!

Not too bad for mixing it myself!

And here are the floors as they look right now...


I'm still waiting on that 2nd coat to dry - 
should be about 30 minutes and 
then I'll put on the first coat of paint.

I am getting so stinkin' excited!

And seeing it like this makes all the blisters on my palms worth it!

{And the back ache...  Oh, Lord...  The BACK ACHE!  LOL!}

The floor paint has to wait 8 hours between coats, 
so I'll be finishing up the rest of the pretties 
I'm making for her room today.

The second coat will go on tonight, 
with a 24 hour waiting period 
before it can handle light traffic.

Unfortunately, this means that I won't be able to 
reveal for a little longer.

:(

I know!

I'm so disappointed that I won't be able to show you 
a completed room by tomorrow.

And probably not by Monday either.

I just don't want to take a chance of scratching the paint off, 
after all that work!

But, I will have some smaller little peeks 
as we gradually start to move furniture in, 
so stay tuned!

We're almost there, y'all!

Thanks for keeping me motivated to keep at it - 
especially Shari @ Turnstyle Vogue and Bliss @ Bliss Ranch.  

What would I do without their  daily kick in the... AHEM...  Pants?

Slave Drivers, I tell ya!

I cannot wait until I can show everything to you guys!

Until then, I'm trying to be patient.

:D




15 comments:

  1. Looking good! That wall color = awesome! Blue is my fave! Can't wait to see the finished product, especially the floors. You rock girl!

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  2. The wall color is amazing!! Can't wait to see it all come together!

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  3. That is a very pretty blue :-)The completed room will be awesome!
    Cheers, Gee

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  4. You and I are soooo on the same wavelength, it's not even funny! The bottom 1/2 of Kate's room is going to be aqua. We just made some tissue paper flowers, and I am thinking about putting a chandelier up in her room...what are you doing for lighting...I'm dying to see the end result!

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  5. Wow, what a difference. Looking forward to the finish as I know you are even more.

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  6. A ha ha ha...... I had my comment all planned till I saw my name in lights then I forgot. Oh yeah, I have a feeling this is going to be your biggest greatest most awesome, like claim to fame reveal ever. I like where it's going. You take all the time needed to cure that floor even though I can't wait to see the reveal.

    Bliss

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  7. Just before I got to that pic of the white floors, I was going to suggest painting them white. Looks fantastic!
    Brenda

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  8. Love the color of the walls--and the floor is looking great!

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  9. ohhhhhhhhhhh my goodness!!! My FAVORITE COLOR!!!!!!!!!! Great job mixing it yourself!!!!! And the floor is gonna be awesome. Thanks for the peak!!

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  10. Looks fantastic! Can't wait to see the finished room! What a lucky girl :)

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  11. What a wonderfull colour!! Absolutely lovely!!

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  12. Great wall colour! Keep going - the end is near!!

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  13. Beautiful color! Especially with the white trim and doors! I LOVE the painted floor! I don't blame you for waiting until it is all dry!Can't wait to see it all together!
    xx
    Anne

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  14. I kid you not.
    I went; "Ahhhhh!!!!" out loud when I saw the wall color.
    I is completely dreamy!!!!
    The floor? Yes please.

    Oh Stitch, I know it's going to look amazing.
    Eek! I can not wait to brag all over it.
    Come to my house. I need your mojo!!!!

    Luv ya~Lilo

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  15. Really beautiful! I'm excited to see the final reveal. I'd be so scared to paint the floors, but it looks so good!! http://junkparlor.blogspot.com

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