Homestead Hack: Wear Your Shirt Inside Out When Painting

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

You say you’ve decided to pull out that can of paint you’ve had in the shed and go ahead & repaint the bathroom? Good for you! If you’re like me, painting always (aaaaaalways) involves paint being splattered on my clothes. No matter how careful I am!

I used to dig in my closet for the oldest shirt I could find and just realize it would be relinquished to the trash after I was through painting. But one time I was painting our bee boxes and hated to ruin a shirt – even an old one – just because I needed to paint.

So I got to thinking…

Hummmm… what if I decided to wear that t-shirt inside out? That way the typically visible side of the shirt would stay unstained. Any smears of paint will not be visible then.

It worked perfectly! After painting I simply tossed the shirt in the washer so it would be clean again (albeit slightly paint stained on the inside).

And even now when I wear it, no one knows there are a few smears of yellow paint on the INSIDE of my shirt! LOL.

So if you’re tired of trashing a shirt just because you’re painting, give this a try.


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