Okay, since reality doesn't play that game, I'll just dedicate my
Remember my Craigslist score:
She's now officially girly, thanks to Sherwin Williams Radish:
First step was primer...I used Zinsser...LOVE it:
It's waterbased, so goes on thin, dries quickly, isn't overly stinky...and has stuck to everything I've ever painted without sanding.
Since my paint is such a deep color, I added black, left over from my front doors, to the primer as tint. Using a foam roller, I covered the wood completely:
It was dry to the touch pretty quickly, but I gave it about an hour before rolling on the Radish.
Again, I used a foam roller for the flat surfaces, and a small foam craft brush for all the
It took two coats of paint, and a third in some of the larger, more visible areas.
I still haven't decided on the monogram, but look how stinking cute this bed will look with one:
Hopefully this bed (and new mattresses I've yet to buy...have you seen the price of mattresses?!) will be set up in her room soon. I think Babygirl's crib is about to collapse around her. (Yes, she's 4 1/2 and still in a crib, shut it!!!)
Speaking of, does anyone have any mattress-shopping tips? What about her crib...I don't think I should sell or donate a severely loved one, but I hate to just trash something. Ideas?