DIY Interior Painting Disasters

Please Don’t Try This At Home Let me make one thing perfectly clear up front.  I LOVE DIY projects and the folks who attempt to do them.  I am aware that this may sound like I am bashing them, and I am NOT.  OK, well, some of them; but even then, not really. Let’s face it, we all have budgets and like to cut our expenses wherever we can.  So taking on new skills is a great way to discover the things that we may discover we have an interest in, have a knack for or even have a talent that we did not previously know we had.  For myself, I discovered a love of cooking (not just grilling, but actual puttering around the kitchen) years ago during my single years.  There are only so many frozen pizzas a guy can handle, and I needed an outlet for my creative side, so I chose cooking. In my years as a painting contractor, I have come across dozens of Do-it-Yourselfers, many who do work of respectable quality and take great pride in showing off their “craftsmanship”.  Yet they readily admit that the one room that took them a whole weekend to paint could have easily been done in far less time by the professionals at Cornerstone.  Frankly, I respect that folks want to put their own stamp on their homes and will put in the necessary time to make it look good, even if YouTube is their main source of information…… And Then There Are… the Do-it-Yourselfers who are absolutely clueless about what it takes to make an interior painting project look...