Sorry to be gone for so long! I have been writing a lot lately as well as working on our master bedroom.
I've scraped the popcorn off our ceilings in the master bedroom and I have the walls painted. I'll give you all the details of that when the bedroom is done. I still have several things to do and was held up waiting for a tool I needed.
So while I waited, I worked on a few small projects. I repainted the shutters in our living room and dining room. If you remember, they were a French blue.
I hadn't planned on taking pictures today but the sun came out for the first time in weeks and so I ran around quickly and got a few shots. I didn't notice until I was done that I have some boards sitting in the window. I'm planning on cutting some pieces and covering up the wide, white moulding between the windows. They can't be painted.
I first gave it a coat of tan with a brush, then brushed a chocolate brown over that going all in one direction giving it the look of wood grain. I adjusted the amount of dark brown to get the color I wanted. When it was dry, I rolled the wood grain paint roller in the dark brown and rolled it down the length of the board. You can see where the roller lifted the paint off in place and exposed the white underneath. That actually caused it to look more realistic - like the board was salvage.
I did the same process with the overhead "beam." This support beam is covered in dry wall.
Well, the wind and snow are howling outside. I'm going to go work on my bedroom ceiling some more. I hope you're having a wonderful day!
love and blessings~
"He makes the winds His messengers, Flaming fire His ministers." Psalm 104:4
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