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Woman Uses The Power Washer She Got As A Birthday Gift To Unleash Her Creative Potential
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Woman Uses The Power Washer She Got As A Birthday Gift To Unleash Her Creative Potential

They say that a good present is a practical one. So when Dianna Wood’s birthday came along, her husband knew exactly what to get her. A pressure washer. Dianna had been thinking about it ever since the very first time she used one to help a girlfriend get her mom’s house ready to sell.

For over a month, she had power washed everything she could, including the patio, the fence, the siding on the shop, several dirty shutters, and even the garbage cans. When it was time to tackle the biggest challenge, the driveway, she realized how long it would take and decided to go even further, turning it into an art project.

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Image credits: DL Wood

Dianna was born and raised in Northern California and after retiring from over 36 years of working in an office moved to Burlington, North Carolina a little over two years ago. “I have done crazy art things since I was probably 5 years old,” she told Bored Panda. “No professional art training, though.”

Image credits: DL Wood

Image credits: DL Wood

At first, Dianna pressure washed some encouraging words like “love” onto the concrete. However, that wasn’t enough for her. She then wanted to create something more intricate and began covering the path with motifs from the natural world.

Image credits: DL Wood

Image credits: DL Wood

Image credits: DL Wood

Image credits: DL Wood

“As pleased as I was with the upper driveway ‘word art’, I was inspired to see what else I could do with this wonderful new toy,” Dianna wrote. “Although I am still learning techniques and am not completely satisfied with the results, I guess one could say, ‘This is just what might happen when a husband gets an artist a power washer for her birthday!'”

Image credits: DL Wood

Image credits: DL Wood

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

Now I know what to (try to) do if someone ever gives me a power washer for my birthday

tuzdayschild
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2 years ago

Yeah me too. Except, you know, the not being able to draw thing.

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Foxxy
Community Member
2 years ago

That's so awesome, can she come and do our driveway lol

Martata
Community Member
2 years ago

She's a gift to humanity

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Night Owl
Community Member
2 years ago

Now I know what to (try to) do if someone ever gives me a power washer for my birthday

tuzdayschild
Community Member
2 years ago

Yeah me too. Except, you know, the not being able to draw thing.

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Foxxy
Community Member
2 years ago

That's so awesome, can she come and do our driveway lol

Martata
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2 years ago

She's a gift to humanity

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