Readers, Welcome to my blog (formerly Birds, Blooms, Books, etc). I'm entering a new decade taking on the challenge of moving from Maryland after living there 46 years and learning about my new home here in New England in the Live Free or Die state - New Hampshire. Join me as a write this new chapter of my life.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Painting Project Completed

Dan built the swing that sits on the edge of the glen maybe 8 years ago.  (Photo from early this spring.)Just in the last couple of weeks we were sitting on it and I proposed painting it to match the cladding on our windows

So I did this week.  I started it yesterday with sanding, priming and the first coat.  Couldn't put on the second coat because rain was in the forecast.  Second coat completed this afternoon.

Now my watercolor teacher said that with a color like this you need it repeated an odd number of times.  So I painted a birdhouse and the roofs on some small garden art birdhouses. 

Now I see that I had this color already on the deck in a pot.  Well, still an odd number of times: swing, birdhouse, pot, roof 1 and roof 2.

I'm liking the transformation and to top it off Dan says its more comfortable to sit on.