I finished painting the kids' bathroom today and I was SO. EXCITED. about that. And then. And then. And then, I asked Dude of Many Talents to take a peek at the caulking around the sink (he told me yesterday I was doing it wrong and showed me how it was supposed to look). He said I did a FANTASTIC job (he said it just like that!), better than a lot of professional jobs he'd seen and that totally made my day. And then. And then. And then he whipped out his little box cutter and sliced through my beautiful countertop caulk job.
Him: Cut off the excess caulk, touch up the paint, and then you've got a much cleaner line. See?He was trying to be helpful. But, I was done! Totally done! No more painting in there! And then I wasn't. So, that didn't feel helpful. Plus, his little "hold the putty knife here as your guide" trick did not work for me even nearly as well as it worked for him and I totally fucked it all up on the backsplash. So, then I had to remove all the stupid caulk that just moments before was beautiful! and clean! and white! and redo the whole backsplash. And I'm totally not going to trim off the excess and I don't have to because it's my bathroom and as soon as Dude of Many Talents shows up and helpfully suggests something I will so totally cave and do it.
Besides, now that I look at the picture, I see what he was talking about. But, I swear the line was cleaner on the backsplash. And, there, I have the last word.
So, now I have to touch up the paint a bit in the kids bathroom, pick up that mirror and hang the cabinet doors. Then I'm done! Totally done! Wheeeeeeee!
And I'm super excited about the new countertops tomorrow. That will pretty much finish up the kitchen and without me so much as lifting a finger. Win!
And they need to be replaced. I'm pretty sure they're as old as the house. And lookee what we found when Dude of Many Talents disconnected the faucet and garbage disposal and lifted out the sink:
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