I'm back to show you my awesome door makeover... and it didn't cost me anything!
When we bought our house last fall, one of the things I wanted to change pretty quickly was the color of the door. You can sort of see in this picture, it's a plum color:
I know it's a fuzzy picture, it's from the MLS listing photos... but trust me, the door was a plum color. I wasn't crazy about it, and even if I was, the paint job wasn't terrific. It needed to be painted desperately, but there was no dealing with it until warmer weather came along.
And then the warmer weather did come along and I needed to make a move. But, as is evident by my blog name, I'm a thrifty gal... and any sort of makeover needs to be budgeted appropriately. And then, I opened my latest issue of HGTV magazine.
There was a coupon in the magazine for a free sample of Valspar paint. I cashed that sucker in and chose a shade for the door.
The color is Indigo Streamer. I love names they give colors... it's Indigo Streamer to the guy that is paid to name it... to me, it's navy blue. Go figure.
That sample (which I think is 6 oz) was more than enough for two coats of paint. There's even enough paint to keep for touch ups... and if I want to paint the backdoor with the same color, a sample without coupon is less than three dollars. That's a deal and a half, in case you were wondering.
To give it a little extra awesomeness, I added some vinyl... I already had it in my craft stash, so I didn't buy that for this project either. I made out like a bandit!
If you'll notice, the deadbolt got paint on it... it doesn't work and needs to be replaced. I wasn't going to waste the painters tape on something that I need to replace anyway. I'm lazy like that. :)
One more item off the to-do list!
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