Stenciling Stairs

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When your house is a fixer-upper, you cannot simply stencil your stairs.

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You must first patch the hole that you’ve been trying to ignore since you moved in 5 years ago.

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Then, you should detach the railing and spray paint it a fun color. (It took 3 coats.)

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You should then paint the drab, dirty, beigey walls that haven’t been painted since the 80’s.

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      You should definitely paint the risers and then prep the step area for a new color.

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It helps if you have a six-year-old nearby to ask you a thousand questions while you’re held captive taping the stairs.

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Then, you should paint every other step so you are not trapped in the basement.

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It’s good to force draft enlist trick cajole ask others to help along the way.

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DSC_0428  They had a great time. See those smiles!

To be continued…

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5 thoughts on “Stenciling Stairs

    ionedar said:
    July 20, 2013 at 10:02 am

    What a transformational work! It was worth it!

    Daughter of Encouragement responded:
    July 20, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    And it’s not even finished yet! 🙂

    Janelle said:
    July 20, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    SO much fun for us to watch what you are doing…and it is cool how your pins are transforming your home! 🙂

    Days Until Sign | Pinning Summer said:
    August 31, 2013 at 6:13 am

    […] — it was a fun adventure.  It was a catalyst for us to fix some things around the house (see this post ) and it was good reason for me to get out some power tools (especially the staple gun, which […]

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