Our house needed painting for a few years now. I used to read a blog by a woman in Norway and her farmhouse was painted red with white trim and I fell in love with it. I began my campaign with my husband and family to paint our house red. I took 3 years to wear my husband down. :-) I am so happy with this color! Now we have all the painting debris and painted greenery to clean up. What do you think?
Here is the old color. I thought I'd show you some "Before & After" photos. I did love the old light aqua color but I so loved our red barn with white trim that I thought our house and outbuildings would look nice to match it.
Here is the end of the house where our kitchen, dining room and family room are.
Nice fresh paint!
I snapped this before picture after the primer was going on the back of the house.
After - but with a lot of clean up to do! :-)
This is before of the paint and the dining room windows.
New paint and new windows!
Garage with primer.
Garden shed before.
After. The white clematis died that was climbing it so we're going to plant the trumpet vine my sister gave me in that spot. The pots will be moved to another location. I used to have cute little curtains in the shed windows and once we clear out what is stored in there now I want to place some lacy curtains back in the windows.
This is the end of the house where our master bedroom is and
the craft studio/office.
Our painter, Lee, took most of the after photos - this is the front porch. Kristi is going to paint the old oak porch swing white, won't that look nice? I didn't know the trim piece was broken, but now we will fix it.
This is the upstairs with the two bedrooms and bathroom where our son and his family live.
New windows.. open. And photo bomber.
Windows..closed.. another photo bomber. :-)
Windows and back door.. I need to re-hang my magnolia wreath!
New living room windows. I love the breezes we can let in now!
Our pullets that we raised from baby chicks.. in the clawfoot bathtub.. are starting to lay eggs! One of my Ameracauna hens laid her first little aqua egg. :-)
A masterpiece of eggery!
I finished the blanket for my grandson Gabriel. I did not put an edging around it as I think it's fine for a boy as is. :-)
This blanket is so soft and cuddly. I used my own "Shells on the Half Shell" pattern (pattern is here) using Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable yarn and an H size hook.
OK, I have to pack my swim bag and head to the pool. What are you up to today? ((hugs)), Teresa :-)