Oh, hey there! Remember me? I’m Sarah, and I used to write this here blog.
Yeah! I know! It’s been a long time, right? But last time we saw each other, I was on a boat. And, unless you’re new around here, you won’t be surprised to find out that I’m still there. Because the only way to get off the boat was to paint the wainscoting. And I don’t particularly want to paint the wainscoting, for 3 reasons:
- Historical/preservational feelings of obligation
- If I paint 110-year-old woodwork, a lot of people whom I don’t know and who have no stake in my house will yell at me over the internet
- There are literally 20 other things I need to do before I can even pick up a paintbrush. Literally.
Here’s the thing, though — and this is important, so read carefully before you leave me a comment telling me in all caps not to paint the woodwork — it’s going to look so much better when it’s white.Continue Reading