I should amend my title. I don't hate the painting part of painting. What I hate is the prep work. The taping, the primer, the cleaning brushes and rollers, putting down paper on the floor, and being oh-so-careful to not knock over the paint bucket or slop paint around onto the wood work or whatever. The actual painting part where I'm putting the color on the walls is pretty fun. The best part is pulling off the tape and really getting a sense of what the place is going to look like.
That's what I see on the inside of my eyelids when I close my eyes lately. It's what I've been submersed in for some time now. Out with the purple. It's such a dark color that I have to go over it with at least two coats of primer, in order to really cover all that darkness, before I go with the orange. I want the orange to be really bright and unless I really cover the purple well, there's a dark greenish cast that shows through. So...tedious.
But we're close. It's going to look good when it's done.