January 12, 2012Painting ‘Eartha Kitsch Blue’ at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo
By Sara in AZ
Oh boy y’all! We are FINALLY getting some color on these walls! Can you believe it, we finally made it to painting time!
As you may remember from my post a while back Mom picked a blue color that Eartha Kitsch , the Queen of all Kitsch, from Ranch Dressing With Eartha Kitsch concocted on her own. I have dubbed this color ‘Eartha Kitsch Blue’.
If anyone would like to try this color here is the paint code. I highly recommend this color, as it is very versatile and everyone who sees it falls in love with it! Thanks again for all of your help Eartha!
Well, first we had to paint each and every wall with our white Kilz Primer. That was a blast and a half, let me tell you. It’s kind of painful to spend ALL this time painting something when you know you are just going to cover it up right quick again. But we did it, because we knew it was the right thing to do.
And, since Mom did such an awesome job on those doors we had her in on the priming too! Just look at her prime those baseboards, Yay Mom!
Oh my gosh, loooooooook y’all! It’s COLOR!!!!!!
I started everything out by trimming out all the kitchen areas.
And I worked my way around the room…………………..
You can see all the blue tape we went through. I think we single-handedly kept the blue tape manufacturers in business last summer.
One thing I forgot to take pictures of was the painting of the trim, it is already done here – in Behr Ultra Pure White. I guess seeing white paint getting painted over white primer would not be that exciting for y’all anyway though! hee!
Can y’all believe it!!! It’s like a miracle from Heaven isn’t it?!? We actually managed to get an ENTIRE wall painted! Smelling salts anyone?????
Buckle your seat belts kids, it’s another whole wall painted blue! We are finally making some progress here!
Miracles never cease………………..
Here it is, the last little patch of white, covered up by Eartha Kitsch Blue! I just had to stop and take a picture before I finished painting this wall. (ps – Mike says the white looks like a guy, wearing a baseball cap, carrying a TV with the cord hanging down – I think he was doing ‘cloud analyzing’ in paint! hee! He is right though!)
Drum roll please…………………………….
YAY!!!!! We did it, we finally got all the walls painted blue!!!
This paint is so cool, if you look at the picture above it looks more gray/blue, but in the picture below it looks a bit more green/blue. It kinda changes depending on the light, really awesome Eartha!
Oh yes, we are FINALLY done painting!!!
Well, except for the bathroom cabinets………………help…………………………..
Stay tuned for next week, when the renovation continues with a new Air Conditioning/Heating unit!