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You're Outta Here Part *&#@!!!--An office update

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I don't even remember how many areas of wallpaper we've removed by this point--it all just runs together. I do know that after the old office's paper is removed, we just have one more to go! Hooray!

After we moved the office to the guestroom (which used to be Cinderella's room, btw), we started to remove the wallpaper. It actually came off fairly easy but there were a few issues.

Like the stairway and 2nd floor landing, the plaster was in bad shape in a few places. It was crumbly in a few spots. We also found evidence that the thick, striped paper was actually the second wallpaper in this room. We found some beige paper with tiny red flowers on it.

There was a considerable amount of glue behind the wallpaper (joy). It's the yellowish-brown stuff in the picture below:

And the windows were in bad, bad shape. This room, located on the South-side of the house, gets full sun so one of the windows takes a beating.


The glazing had pretty much disintegrated too, so the gla…

Guestroom/Office Combo

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It's true! I've completely let the blog updates fall by the wayside, but it's for a good reason. I promise! More on that later....

We kicked off the New Year with intense determination to continue stripping wallpaper from the house. You're thinking, "haven't they removed it all by now?" The answer, sadly, is no! As of January 1st, we still had the office and master bedroom (that's a joke since the "master" is so small) to tackle. First up, the office!

When we moved in, it looked like this (not great pics, I know):