Tag Archives: house

Cheap re-do

May 3, 2008

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Over the past couple of weeks I’ve actually been whittling away at the kitchen. Every so often I’d scrape a little more paper, and then decided to use up paint from the basement stash. We have so many leftover cans of paint you wouldn’t believe it. There are several cans from the previous owners, and […]

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I’m sure you’ve been wondering…

January 29, 2008

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Here’s the latest on the super-slow house project.  I manage to rip off about two square feet of wall paper a week.  What was I thinking?  Lloyd asked, “So what’s your plan?”  Plan?  I have no plan.  I’m ripping wallpaper and a plan will come in June, when I’m done. I’m not ripping paper tonight, […]

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Garrrrhhhhh!

November 27, 2007

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I can’t win. Who knows how long it will be before these get replaced?

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Not quite the worst day ever

February 18, 2007

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Not quite the worst day ever

Change is a’comin’ again!  After ten years,  I am committed to getting the stupid grape border off the dining room walls.  (It came with the house.)  I tore off a little strip last week, and yesterday worked on soaking off the glue.  Guess what happenes when you let glue disolver sit too long on a […]

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Painfully slow

December 5, 2006

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I can’t believe how long this dumb bathroom project is taking.   Everyday I come home and think, “Eh.”  It’s a miracle if I get one thing done – like take the tools out of the room.  Anyway, over the course of a couple of weeks, the mirror is back up, a curved shower curtain rod […]

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The unfortunate consistency of wallpaper glue

November 5, 2006

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  ******** Warning:  This post is disgusting. **************     ********No, really - I use gross words and have a horrible picture! **********     ****** Ok, Sicko.  Read on. ***************   (more…)

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