The first paint goes on!
I got to apply
the first paint
to the wall,
and I sent a
Applying the Yellow top portion
Mike climbed the stepladder with a small brush
We had this handy dandy paint stick, which stored the
to fill in around frames
paint in the handle so you didn’t have to keep bending
down to a tray to dip the roller in!
Applying the Green bottom color, and filling in the Yellow
Steve had the job of primary green painter While Mike filled in the yellow on top and Rachel
continued to roll Yellow
Rachel and Steve filling in the Green on the bottom
You’ve heard of Bob the Builder? Here’s Mike the Painter!
Day 2 – the Border
Our first little section of border up!
The paint match at Home Depot
Rachel sponging smooth the border
See how nicely we got it to match up?
And how good it looks with the paint?
An easy small
piece on the other
side of the closet
longer piece on
the other side
of the door
The crib will go along this wall
The completed “door” wall
We actually ran out of border, and had to run
to Babies R Us in Danbury to pick up another
one before we did these strips on either side
of the window.
Here Rachel is erasing the light
pencil markings we were using
to try and hang the border
Once done with the border, we
put Pooh stickers on the closet
doors, bedroom door, dresser,
and window frame.
The whole closet
Close-up on each door
The back of the
A closeup of
sticker on the
back of the
This is on
the front of
Completed shots of the room
(before & after)
The changing table will go along the
wall where the small wicker table is
The bed will stay in the room
for a little while after the baby