Today I am painting my dining room.
I'll (hopefully) show you the results next time…
I originally painted the dining room a
sunshiny, lemon yellow when I bought this house,
and it was my favorite room.
Yellow has always been a favorite color of mine.
However, my tastes and moods have changed
a bit since.
I am going with yellow again,
but more of a "mustard" yellow this time.
I actually started this job yesterday.
I have always used a "satin" finish in the past
but this time I decided to be a little different
and choose the "eggshell" finish.
I think eggshell takes a better painter than me.
The first coat looks blotchy and streaked.
After a bit of research I find I can
paint satin on top of eggshell.
So…an early evening run to Lowe's
last night for a second gallon of paint.
I am using Lowe's Valspar
and to my happy delight,
their policy with this paint is
"…if you are not happy with the color,
have a second one on us."
I picked up Chinese takeout for dinner on the way home
and, I kid you not,
this is what my fortune cookie said,
"Focus in on the color yellow
tomorrow for good luck."
That's all the mojo I need and expect
good final results.
But in the meantime…
it's time to paint.
Have a great weekend!