Friday, November 24, 2006

Stripping Wallpaper

"I hate that color."

That's what I said when we first looked at this house, and my opinion didn't change after we moved in 13 years ago. I think it's called Dark Persian Rose.

But we didn't get around to removing it in this room until now, because it had been painted on top of three layers of wallpaper, and we knew that underneath it lay some serious plaster repair.
But the moment is now. We had at it with spray bottles, sponges, scoring tools, and scrapers for about seven hours today. It's a messy job.

This is what we accomplished today:

At least someone got to relax.

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