Monday, March 29, 2010

Dining room wallpaper progress

Progress on the dining room wallpaper came to nearly a complete stop. We spent about 6 hours- scraping, sanding, thumping, scratching and finally, washing. Just have to finish the wash job, tomorrow. Then it's plaster-repair-time. When the plaster is repaired, and the woodwork is stripped, it will be time to prime and paint. Cannot wait.

A sneak peek:

Saturday, March 27, 2010

A little work in the yard

Attempted some yard improvement today. The giant lillies have been moved to the small strip of no-man's land, along the side of the house. When these babies reach their 7 foot max height, I'll enjoy seeing and smelling them from the kitchen window. Here's what we had today:


Didn't even realize that the moss washed away, until I saw these pictures.

Artifacts, left from previous owners:

Why was burying garbage in the yard so popular? Some of this stuff is less than 10 years old.