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  1. Brittany Jeffus says:

    Paisley All Over Stencil! :)

  2. Greetings! I’ve been following your web site for a long time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Illinois. Just wanted to tell you keep up the good job!

  3. Hi Ashley,
    I have another question, I am doing the paper bag flooring in my whole basement (by myself) It took me 2 weekends to get all the paper glued down – looks great so far! Do you think it will be a problem when I start staining the floor that the paper has been down for 2 weeks before I start staining? Does the floor dry out to much? Also I have to say I am nervous about the staining since I am doing by myself, I think I will have to do the floor in sections since it is such a large area but I suppose then where I start and stop will be so noticeable. And since I only have weekends to do this project is it okay to wait between coats of poly for a couple of days
    I appreciate any advice

    • I think you will be just fine in both of those circumstances. I was really nervous to stain too…once you put that stain down there is no turning back. As long as you really feather out the edges where you are going to start and stop it shouldn’t be too noticeable. Waiting between coats of poly is fine too…just make sure to let it cure for a full week (after the final coat) before you use it or put any furniture back in.

    • Try staining the paper prior to putting it down, that is the way I did mine because I knew my project would be spread out over time.

  4. Quick question….when you stain over the paint, I had an issue with it degrading the paint and actually softening the paint. Is there a special way yo apply the stain over the paint?

  5. what was the name of the paint u use in your kitchen ?

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