Painting a Big Red Barn

| 7/19/2012 1:00:15 PM

The lovely barn which stands on our new-to-us homestead was built in 1918.


After we moved in, we figured that any barn still standing after almost 100 years deserved one heck of a makeover. So we gave it our all.

It takes many (many!) gallons of paint to spruce up a Big Red Barn, especially if the wood is thirsty. 

red paint

A paint sprayer came in handy and worked like a charm.

Dusty Dickerson
9/21/2012 1:41:15 AM

I love your red barn!! Ive always wanted to paint our barn red, although its not as grand as yours. I love your barn!! More pic of your place please!

Terra Dei Farm
8/13/2012 8:18:57 PM

Definite barn envy, Amy!! Wonderful preservation work too, it looks just absolutely gorgeous. Cheers, Alexandra

Amy Stevenson Dingmann
7/22/2012 9:42:50 PM

Thanks, Dave! It has been a lot of work, but so worth it. I am starting to think that no one would have any time to get into trouble if everyone had a farm or at least worked on one. It's amazing the things you can accomplish in a day! Thanks for reading, I appreciate your comments!