Here I am, another summer coming, and I am back to square one with my outdoor rug. For those who have been with me for awhile, you may recall the above photo.
And how I started with this:
For those who care to see, check it out here.
Much like waxing the winter leg hairs (minus the pain), I ripped off the white duct tape and was left with this:
A semi-clean slate. Still being the tight-wad that I am, I checked through the scads of paint remnants I have, found a few suitable blobs and this thingy:
I don’t recall which painting job I bought it for – I think poly-urethaning something large scale, like a floor since this has a hole to attach a pole on the top of the wood chunk -(do you love my technical jargon?). I smeared the turquoise and yellow paint all over the rug, drew out a rough sketch and got this:
Did the following, (you know, assume the position, blah, blah blah):
I dipped the bottom of my gold craft paint into the paint itself and used it to add gold polka dots randomly on the rug. I outlined everything in white and then gold and piled all the outdoor furniture back on it…..covering the design I just spent all that time on……Hmmmm…..Oh, whatever! SUMMER’S coming!!