I just got my Shining Monkey today, and I think I got a bit carried away:sad2: I must have applied 3 coats. The first time I did it, I accidentally applied more to one spot, and I think that spot is a tiny bit darker than the rest. I don't know if I'm just being paranoid, or maybe it's taking time to dry? It's been about 1.5 hours now, and it's still like that :sad2: Do you have to be extra careful when applying the fabric protectant (ie does it have to be applied very evenly)?? Thanks!