Fixer-Upper Fridays: Removing Wallpaper

I’m proud to say that my house is now wallpaper-free (well, except for some closets – yes, even the closets were covered¬†with wallpaper!)! If you are house shopping and fall in love with a house that is covered in wallpaper, don’t let it scare you away. Removing wallpaper is a huge pain, but there are some tricks that can make the job easier. When you remove wallpaper from 11 rooms, you kind of become an expert at it. I may not be an expert at farming, but I am an expert at removing wallpaper. Here’s how… Continue reading

Fixer-upper Fridays: New Paint for an Old House!

It has been a completely crazy couple of weeks – new goats, new baby chicks, put in a garden, painted the house and cared for my 2 year old who came down with a case of pneumonia. Hence, my lack of posting. So much to catch up on! First, we'll start with a Friday Fixer-upper…

My house is cute and yellow!! Our house is nearly 200 years old, and for as far back as I can see in the historical photos we have, it has been white for many years – maybe even since the first time some previous owners painted the original wood. Well, we decided to give this old place a facelift. I present the Before & After…

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