Half 'N Half

Sorry to be a late poster...I try to post Saturday mornings but this Saturday got away from me.  :)  But, I do have loveseat progress to show you and it's worth the late wait!

Here's what I started with yesterday morning:

And here's what she looked like last night:

Yep!  I broke out the PRIMER!  Finally, the light at the end of the tunnel is visible!  I'm waiting on some wood filler to dry and then be sanded to a smooth finish before I prime the upper part of the loveseat so I only primed the bottom half but by the end of this week we should have an entirely white frame! 

I used oil-based primer to keep any stains from seeping through and also painted on two coats for more protection and, since I'm going to use spray paint as a top coat, to get a better, more even coat.  Plus, I'll use less spray paint over two layers of primer than I would with just one.  Like so...    
This is after one layer of primer:

And this is after a second layer:

Also, because of the intricate details in the wood, I used a little craft paint brush to prime.  
I didn't want any dripping that might've occurred had I used a larger paint brush.  It took a little more time but it was worth it for the smooth, even coverage. 

So, that's all I have time for today.  Last week I had a blast at a craft party with friends involving lots of fabric, scissors, crayons, and a hair dryer and I'll be sure to write about that hopefully sometime this week so check back!  Of course I'll be back next Saturday again for sure to document more loveseat progress.  :)

Have a great weekend!   

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