Oh, how I love tester pots. Give me a brush and some paint and I'm off. Mr M rather wisely marked out where I was allowed to paint and off I went. I only went over the lines a couple of times. So, what do you think? The colours, rather than the ability...*
Our DIY weekend was a roaring success. Tasks were crossed off the list. The weather held for the important parts. The wind didn't gust when the sheets of polystyrene were waiting to be cut to shape. The rain held when the contents of the workshop was on the lawn. The sun shone just as we were starting to feel the chill. And when we started to flag, the flapjacks (that were left...ahem!) were just the tonic - I hadn't realised just how much Mr M likes them - especially with a steaming mug of coffee.
We were exhausted and frozen by the time we downed tools last night. But it was so worth it. The summerhouse is now insulated and has a fantastic workbench cobbled together from a surplus door (thanks Mr and Mrs R), a couple of posts and a whole lot of brackets. It will look fab when it's painted.
*We decided that the wild thyme was too blue. Mr M will be dispatched this week to pick up a tin or two of willow so that we can paint the summerhouse next weekend - weather permitting.
p.s. thank you for your flapjack comments. I tested rather a few - sugar levels were running quite high when Mr M got in from work on Friday. I'm proud to say that we still have some left for tomorrow. Only just...