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How To: Diamond Tufted Headboard, Part 1

Thank you for your awesome comments yesterday! You are just too kind. Of course you’ll be seeing a ‘How To’ {for those who asked}!! But not all in one post. I took 744 pictures plus video while making this thing. … Continue reading

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Mom Always Said Don’t Strip

And mothers are usually right. Between sanding & spackling, our Saturday consisted of attempting to strip the window frames in our bedroom. We spread it on and covered it with strips of the paper. I think we made 2 mistakes … Continue reading

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Aug. 14th

Last Thursday night, Dad A came up and helped me sand & spackle. This wall has taken FOREVER to level out. As you may remember, the studs behind the wall aren’t even. You could never tell with the plaster because … Continue reading

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Fixing a Hole in Plaster

Behind the front door, just about where the door knob smacks into the wall, we had some pretty bad plaster. Luckily it seemed to only be confined to a smallish area. Before we crossed the hallways off our list, I … Continue reading

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Plaster Washers: Round 3

Finally some success with the plaster washers! After our experience in the bedroom & parlor I was starting to lose hope. Before we purchased the plaster washers, I spent some time groping our walls to find the squishy spots. I … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Medicine Cabinet

I have plenty of pictures of the garden apartment basement before. But for some reason, I don’t have one at an angle that includes the medicine cabinet/vanity mirror actually in the wall. My dear mother-in-law removed it for us during … Continue reading

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Hate. Lots & Lots of Hate.

I want to punch our risers in the face; if risers on staircases had faces (or would it be singular “a face”?) but they don’t, so I can’t. GAH! Yesterday I was chipper and optimistic. Today, not so much. We … Continue reading

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