We have been hard at work on our 1970something model kitchen. As with all projects we do Felicity loves to get right up in the middle of it and make sure Mommy & Daddy are doing it right.
Seeing our new kitchen come together and working side-by-side creating and building something with my best friend (who I happen to be married to) has been amazingly rewarding and fun at times and then extremely stressful at other times.
My husband and I see things so differently, so it makes things interesting.
For example: He doesn't understand why we spent so much redoing our cabinets and painting them perfectly just so I could go back through and "ruin them".
I try to explain,
"I'm not ruining them - I am distressing them and making them beautiful!"
(I'm sanding down to the wood here and there in spots and also using Valspar's antique glaze)
There's a lot of give and take involved.
He agreed to let me "ruin / distress" the cabinets if I agreed to not paint them turquoise like I originally wanted. We compromised on doing the bottom half brown and the top half white.
Once the cabinets are finished we will move onto finishing the counters, back splash, and putting in a new window and sink as well as finishing up some other little details.
Random Painting Tip:
Okay, a lot of you will probably already know this but I'm always surprised at how many people don't realize this. If you need to take a break while painting you don't have to wash out all your brushes to keep them from drying out. Instead, just put them in a ziplock bag and the paint won't dry. I've left brushes covered in paint in a bag for hours and came back later to pick them up and start right where I left off.
Well, now I'm off to go package up some orders to send out, but before I go I must show you a couple of new pictures of some new headbands.
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