Saturday, June 20, 2009

Looks like the two coats of primer worked.
After an early bedtime last night, we were back at work early this morning. The good news is that only one coat of the new paint color was needed. Hubby has sweetly volunteered to paint the baseboards tomorrow. After two days of breathing fumes, I'm a little loopy.
Here is the only evidence you need to know why I like digital photography.
So far I've found three disposable cameras and two 35m rolls of film - all undeveloped. Also, I believe there is film in our 35m camera, but the battery is dead so I can't verify that right now.

One of the disposable cameras contains pictures documenting my participation in the Breast Cancer 3 Day walk in 2003. The blue camera is from our Hawaiian vacation in 2004. The others I cannot place, but I suspect that at least one 35m roll of film is from a visit to Washington D.C. in 2000.

21 comments:

Lisa said...

Your walls look GREAT! I have to laugh seeing your camers! My dad pulled his 35mm out just yesterday and i told him i didn't realize they still made film for those :O)

Kim said...

Imagine all of the cameras that are going to be in the landfill. :( New techknowledgy is great until I think about the landfill issue. I still think the 35mm takes a nice photo! Lol, I'm showing my age!

The paint did cover very nicely, didn't it. Primer is a girl's best friend and I especially like the stuff that seals in stains!! You sure do have a nice collection of quilts!

Stephanie D. said...

It must have been a little sad to see the striped walls go--I thought they were great! But thank goodness for primer.

I think I have finally gotten all our 35mm film developed--but it took awhile to find them all.

loulee said...

The room looks great, very saleable!
I love my digital cameras for the very same reasons!

Carol said...

The paint looks great. I found several cameras and rolls of film when we moved...I took them to be developed..they came out fine and it was very fun. Surprises! Some of them were really old.

paula, the quilter said...

I need to repaint the master bathroom. I have a handpainted ivy vine around the door that has been there since I painted it 25 years ago. It is time for it to go. Kilz and primer will soon be my friends. Hubby is a former professional house painter so I will have to do this the 'right' way. Arggh! he will be looking over my shoulder the whole time. I really liked your striped walls.

Yvonne said...

The walls look great! Those cameras are definitely something I would have done.

Karen said...

I know what you mean about the film. I recently disposed of some. I couldn't remember what was on them and it certainly couldn't have been important or I would have developed them a long time ago. I do like digital.
Do you feel sad that your red stripes are gone?

Evelyn aka Starfishy said...

When I was a kid - we used my Grandpa's Brownie, which honestly - took the very best photos! Eventually I got my own 110 and then a disc. We had some camera that you had to smear a stinky smelling fluid on the photo for awhile. Then instant Poloroids were in. At work, we even had a 3-D camera which I still have a photo of me holding out a phone - those never took off. Later at work we had one of the 1st "digital" camera's but the disc was huge and only stored about 10 photos! When my son was born 6 years ago - after 1 week I told my DH - please go buy a Digital. He did and I have never looked back! I think digital cameras have really made it easy to record our everyday doings! I wish my Nana's had such easy access to cameras - it would be neat to see that side of their lives. Cheers! Evelyn

Judy said...

AH yes, either 2 primer and one paint of usually one primer and two paint coats will do it! Doesn't fresh paint look so wonderful!

Carrie ~ said...

Your walls are really transformed, Its one great thing about paint, it can be changed. My DH would paint the baseboards too, he does such a better job.
Amen to digital cameras, I love being able to see the picture and keep on clicking to get a good one. I have a couple throw away cameras too, one from Hawaii, like your blue one...lol....I guess I should have clicked away under water and used it up, what was I thinking.

Guðrún said...

The quilts on your display rack are GORGEOUS. Digital cameras are great!

Mrs. Goodneedle said...

I developed a roll like that and the photos were six years old, it was a nice surprise! Happy Father's Day to your husband, that is a sweet tribute!

Quilter Kathy said...

What a find! It's amazing what you find when you move, eh!?!?

Catherine said...

Your walls look fabulous!
We have a couple of rolls of film that we unearthed when cleaning out a cabinet. I haven't got a clue what's on them!

Colleen formerly of South Africa said...

I am worn out just hearing what you have been up to. I so am going to start clearing out for our next move about a year in advance.... I swear I will. I too have found undeveloped film...some of which is movie film...may or may not have been shot...and no where to get it developed. Shame.

Marilyn R said...

I too have found long lost 35mm film. It was always fun to see what the photos were when I had it processed.

Sweet P said...

What funny stuff to find when cleaning! The primer worked well. I hate having to use primer before painting. Way too much work for me.

Nicole said...

What an adventure you are off on! I wish you and your husband the best of luck in your new home! This is so exciting---and it will be exhausting too!

QuiltedSimple said...

So glad the primer and paint worked - I love painting, once I get motivated to do it:)
Kris

Candace said...

We found some of those as well in our packing, Libby! It was fun to discover hidden photos of fun times! What did we ever do without digital cameras!
Cheers!