Woo hoo...first post of the New Year. Since being on vacation, there have been some to-do projects that have been stirring in my head. My limited time is what has kept me away from a handful of them. However, there was one project that was completed in a matter of a couple of hours: Painting the interior of our front door.
What got this project rolling was that our existing door handle wasn't working very well. Here's a picture of what we had. The top part was electronic. There was a keypad outside so that I could go out walking or running and have the door lock/unlock without having to carry my keys. It was originally brass, but I spray painted it last year...which looked fine, until the paint started chipping/rubbing off.
Here's a corner shot before painting the door and changing the knob. (If you're wondering what that black thing is at the top of the door, it's the back of a hook that's holding a wreath on the front of the door.)
We chose this door handle set at Home Depot (not the greatest picture, hard not to get a glare.)
I found the perfect paint color, Espresso Bean, made by Behr. It's a super deep rich brown. I used three coats (using a mini roller) and it covered the white paint beautifully. I am in love with the finished product. In fact, it's one of those, "Why didn't I do that earlier?" projects.
The finished product...