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Curb Appeal in a Weekend

Like most things in this house, our front door and curb appeal leave much to be desired.  The trees are overgrown, the paint is tired, and the colours are boring. There’s not much I can do about the trees for the time being, but I can try and liven up

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Before and After in the Living Room

Behold our former living room in all it’s wallpapered glory:   So obviously I’m pretty terrible at before pictures.  I’ll try and be better as I do the other rooms.  Anyway, after countless hours of scraping wallpaper and popcorn ceiling (still not totally done that), trying to repair walls, and

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Half Way There in the Living Room

We are officially half done the living room walls!  I sampled the grey shade that Jacqueline suggested, but it just seemed too dark (if you can believe it) for our north facing window.  So I went with white and am loving the result.  Almost all the pins in my Dream

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I Painted a Wall!!

I suppose I’ll be painting many more walls in the near future, but this one feels like a triumph.  Here’s the progression: Behold the wallpaper in all its glory!!! The primed squares are previous spots-of-triumph.  The white patches are spots where the plaster wasn’t even because of the water and

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Home Tour

Welcome to our home!  We bought a fixer up and have been slowly making it our own.  It’s far from done, but here’s the progress so far. Please forgive the paint on the floors, I’ll be refinishing them once I’ve painted everything!! Exterior Removing trees wasn’t in the budget, but

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