Spray Painting in the Snow

Today was unseasonably warm – it got up to 48° which meant I could spray paint the 4 remaining door panels for the AC boxes – HOORAY!!!  Painting the 2 green ones by hand was tedious and took hours [3 coats per side] and made my hand cramp up from jabbing a dry brush into every single hole to make sure no paint was stuck:

        

But they came out awesome and I was fully prepared to do the same with the blue ones and the white ones.

But then I noticed it was actually warm out today and even though there’s still a bunch of snow outside I set up my little spray paint board on top of our old bathroom litter box cabinet [Birdie soaked it in pee so I had to rush it outside a few weeks ago] and our compost bin.  Usually I set up my spray board on the ground but there was too much snow:

I happily sprayed the remaining 4 panels, 2 coats per side:

        

As soon as they were dry enough to move I rushed them back down to the basement cage to fully dry:

        

So shiny 🙂

Lastly, I worked on painting the first set of door frames green.  All 6 door frames are primed.  It’s nice to finally be nearing the end of this project!  I am so excited to see how the AC boxes look when hung on the walls:

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6 Comments

  1. Love these AC panels!

    • Me too! Thanks to Jolie at Vintagemeetsglam.com! I never would have ever known about them or how perfect they are for little cabinets.

  2. These look great! Painting in the snow is not something everyone gets to do!

  3. Wow, they look great. Luv, Dad

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