Living Room – During the Painting Stage
One of the most time consuming, yet gratifying, things I’ve ever done was paint the Living Room in this little cottage we call home.
I started with walls like this in my Living Room…
I was WILD about the texture. I see walls like these in almost every issue of Pottery Barn magazine, but knew I was in for a LOT of painting to achieve the look I wanted.
SO, I ran out and purchased some oil-based KILZ (because otherwise the knots in the pine would have bled through a yellowish color), and began painting on TWO coats. UGH.
Then I started to experiment with paint choices. (Check out what the Kitchen used to look like!)
And once I decided, after days of intense scrutinization, I began to paint the room “Natural Choice”. Ah, the magic of paint…