So Rodney and I will be putting shingles on the second half of the studio roof tomorrow. Taking a vacation day off work. We should have that done in the morning. In the evening after it cools off a bit I plan to start working on the floor. As it is plywood I will have to fill holes with wood putty (which I'm doing tonight) sand, sand, sand, and remove dust. Then tomorrow evening I get to paint the first layer of paint on the floor...
I've chosen Behr Floor & Patio paint after much investigation online which I saved to
If you are interested in seeing all the options.
And the color of my floor will be Jamaican Mountain...
Behr has a really fun app that allows you to see samples of their paint colors. You can use your own photo or one of their sample photos (as I did)
Since my walls will be made of a material that doesn't accept paint well I decided to put the paint on the floor.
This color may look bright at the moment but I plan to stencil a lace "rug" in the center and then use stain to age it all a bit so the final color will be a little darker and slightly blue-green. Knowing I was going to do this, I chose a color lighter and brighter than what I actually wanted so the floor doesn't look too dark afterward.
I bought a vintage lace table cloth on Ebay yesterday that I love the pattern of. And it has stains so it isn't like I'm going to ruin perfectly good lace with spray paint. From what I've read it's good to spray a light coat of adhesive to one side before laying it down for a stencil, then you "lightly" spray paint over it which leaves a beautiful lace image.
I just love all the florals and the pretty edge shapes. I think it's going to look great spray painted on the floor.
After all that I have to put 3 coats of polyurethane over the top. So this project is going to take some time.
I just can't wait to get this project done. But I know it's going to take some patience with all the waiting for layers to dry.
Wish me luck!