I bought these tulips from a garden store when I just couldn't wait for spring, mumbling my mantra about Spring COMING. Well, spring has sprung, we have had a full bloom of crocus, forsythia, daffodils, and now tulips. I have been painting a ton in the last weeks. It started with painting of two big shelf/cupboard combos for my fabric and other stuff--not quite done. Then outside we have painted a few items. One was an old broken down garage shelf thing that was trash=picked. We scraped it down, added an upper shelf, painted it and voila, a garden bench.