15 November 2013

Freshly painted front door

The front door of our home was embarrassing. The back door was pretty shabby before I painted it but at least our guests / clients didn't enter there. This is what greeted anyone visiting our house:

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Yes, that is disgusting yellow plastic paneling around the door.

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The doorstep was chipped and the door paint was cracked.

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The hardware looked pretty shabby too, and there was an iron ring pull that wasn't necessary.

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When we bought primer we chose one that would ensure paint would adhere to plastic. Here is the freshly painted entry area and door now. SO much more inviting!

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Grant removed the vintage doorbell and I soaked it in white vinegar and scrubbed as much of the corrosion off it as I could.

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And a final before-and-after. (I do plan on buying a new doormat.)

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4 comments:

  1. Looks soooo much better! I'm always amazed at your vision and energy to do all these tasks. :-)

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  2. Gorgeous! I love how you used what you already had and freshened it.

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