What's Home Team? It's a group of friends, taking turns GETTING STUFF DONE at each other's houses. We paint, build, clean, organize, renovate, and generally help each other out where we need it most. Find more of these HOME TEAM posts here. And be inspired!
Today we were at Emily's house. They've been working on their adorable picket fence, and we were going to make it even more adorable.
Our job: to finish sanding the pickets and paint the fence white.
After months of rainy Home Team days, we finally had sun...but now it's June! And the sun was sweltering. Wide brimmed hats were a must, and we tried to remind each other to drink LOTS of water.
I put down the sander to take a few progress pics.
Somehow Sarah always looks adorable, even in her grubbies! (That's D'Ana in the hat.)
The kids stayed busy in the yard with a mini slide and blow-up pool. We were so hot, we kept sneaking over and stepping into it ourselves. (Or lying in it, if I'm being honest.)
When we couldn't take the sun any longer, we headed inside to add a coat of poly to Emily's salvaged piano.
And then did a few basic chores. We try to meet and work from 10am and 4pm. With 3 or four women, we can get a lot done in that amount of time. About an hour before we leave, we start picking up tools, washing paintbrushes, and putting the house back together. Because it wouldn't really be all that helpful if we left it a giant mess.
Check out that cute shelf behind Sarah. That's the one we made the last time we were here!
And I just want to show you this cute project Emily did for her hallway.
The fruit of the Spirit on pallet boards!
Here's Emily's "Honey Do" list at the end of the day. We made a pretty good dent!
Until next time, friends!
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