Tag Archives: wallpaper

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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Care to guess?

September 7, 2007

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Care to guess?

Well, it’s up and it’s done.  Badly done, really.  The problem with being a Person of Instant Gratification is that when I do a project, I only have a few hours to finish it before I’m fed up with it.  I was at that point two nights ago,  Anyway, I’ll unveil it and tell you […]

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For science!

February 19, 2007

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I began to experiment with Simlpe Green vs. water to remove the border adhesive.  Here you see a completely organized beginning to an earth-shattering scientific experiment.  What you don’t see is how I kept forgetting to go back and re-wet them since I was looking up useless things on the internet.  So, I wound up slopping Simple […]

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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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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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