In addition I started an outside project today. Me and my silliness thought it was a one day task....wrongo! I painted a rug (or almost painted a rug) on my deck. About ten years ago I painted a rug on the unstained deck using little bottles of Folk Art paint. Over the course of summer sun and winter snow and seasonal power washing, it soon was washed away. This time, I used stain. I'm hoping it will last longer than the paint. The best part I got what are called 'sample can' of 8 oz. of stain at a $1.99 each. Sure a lot better than buying 4 gallons of stain! So here are my steps....
Several sheets of sandpaper later I was
wondering why I stained the deck two coats
only two weeks ago only to now be removing some of that finish.
Oh and see that green peeking through.....remnants of my old rug. But not to worry, I am hoping the stain with cover it.
Got out my trusty quilting rulers to help me lay the painters tape.
Here's a look at my first rug from 2003.