Yep, the next stage of painting chez Troubadour is about to start, which is very exciting. But before we can pick proper colors for the two bedrooms we're going to tackle, we have to cover up the stuff that's already there. And it's not going away without a fight.
To whoever thought it would be a selling point to paint one of the bedrooms Wal-Mart blue and the other Pepto-Bismol pink: it's not at all charming. Here's what each room looks like with a patch of primer (two coats):
The gray-tinted stuff seems to be quite effective on the blue, but the white is hardly affecting the pink (can you even see where it is?). D's added another coat of white this evening; hopefully that will be enough. Tomorrow, we'll test out some color samples.
To Almost Dr. Sis and Marketing Sis, who will be staying here over Thanksgiving: we promise the guest room will be dry before you arrive in two weeks. But you might have to leave the painter's tape in place -- we're not expecting to get to the actual top-coat color until after Turkey Day, given how slowly this is going ...
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