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Painting fun

Wall-painting supplies

I'm getting a rather absurd amount of joy out of painting my office wall. I suspect that if the area was even twice a large, it would be a chore rather than a delight. But as is, it only takes about 15 minutes to put on a coat of primer or paint, so I'm always itching for another round.

Painting an accent wall

Here's the top half of the wall after the first coat went on. The bottom will be an earthy yellow/orange/brown, simulating a landscape in two blocks of color. Stay tuned for more photos once the paint dries!

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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