Freshly painted door
I know it doesn't look that fantastic in the photo but its because I still have so much more work to be done, as you can see on the right side and the room just needs a new fresh coat of paint
I gave the door a thick coat of Benjamin Moore Stix primer, its the same primer I used on my chalkboard fridge. Its a expensive but worth it
Here is some more information via from the web
"STIX Waterborne Bonding Primer is a premium quality, acrylic / urethane primer-sealer designed with a unique "Step Change Technology" that delivers unparalleled adhesion to the most challenging surfaces,such as........
PVC, Vinyl, Plastic, Glass, Tile, Glazed Block, Glossy Paints, Pre-Coated Siding, Fiberglass, and Galvanized Metals.
STIX is also ideal for use on plaster, drywall, wood, and non-ferrous metals, where a low ambient or surface temperatures present a problem for conventional primers.
It cures in temperatures as low as 35 F and offers an extremely hard film when cured."
The door was never painted when installed, it was the original factory applied primer on it, it was rusting and really dirty and now with the new fresh coat of Decorator's White paint it looks brand new!
Its in semi gloss so its nice and shiny reflects light and easy to clean which is a must around here.
I still have another coat of paint to apply around the trim and I'm sanding and cleaning the bench to be primed tomorrow
You cant see how dirty it is but when I first painted it years ago I used a flat based paint, not a good idea.
I also change the paint color for the mudroom, my two choices were a light green or a yellow, and I was steering towards yellow but when I went to my local hardware store and saw they had a gallon of Benjamin Moore " Nantucket Breeze" in eggshell that someone decided not to buy I decided to buy it.
The color was dried up on the side of the can so I was able to get a good look on how it looked dried and its very pretty....I couldn't resit the $10 price tag also...I love my local hardware store.
Here are two photos I found on Google.com that have this color on the walls
Whats your favorite place to get paint?
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