This post is utterly dedicated to my mother. She came down to visit this week while J (my husband would prefer his full name to not be mentioned, so this will work) was on travel for work. She asked if she could help by painting while I was at work. J and I had decided on a pale yellow color in order to brighten the color from darker beige. I am planning the pale yellow with blue accents in the kitchen.
First, let's start with a before shot (it was actually darker than this photo suggests):
After priming, I felt like I could finally see in my kitchen while cooking (yes, the lighting also needs to be fixed):
My claim to fame was the the behind-the-fridge work which I did after I came home: