Paint jobs= drop cloths, painter's tape, levels and pencils (for marking off tape lines to create a cute little paint effect a la "Trading Spaces")
Ladders, trays, rollers, brushes...
Big blue spot on new carpet in new house.
Painter's tape + popcorn ceiling = tape falling down around me the moment I step off the ladder. 20 minutes of my life wasted.
Completely useless? No, I suppose I burned a few extra calories going up and down and up and down that stupid ladder.
Big blue spots on popcorn ceiling.
It's too bad nobody had a hidden camera in there. I could have won a lot of money on America's Funniest Home Videos.