Paint pots everywhere…

Quick, probably-totally-obvious-to-everyone-but-me tip for today… when you’re picking a colour, you might buy a few testers, and they might come in a miniature paint pot like this. Now, that has quite a bit of paint in it really. We typically just use a little of it to paint a 50 cm square on some lining paper…

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Bedfore and after

I know, it’s not even really a pun. I can’t help it. We’ve got our bedroom back! It’s been eleven weeks exactly of sleeping on our mattress in the living room. Moving a big comfy mattress to and from the floor every day isn’t exactly hardship, but it does get a little wearing after a…

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We went dark

It’s been a while, but our flat has been a hive of activity for the last few weeks. We had an unexpected visit from my Dad, who helped us get back on track¬†after a low point near the end of November when we thought¬†there was no way that we’d get the room done before Christmas….

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Every last speck of paste

This is why it’s important to really thoroughly clean the walls of old wallpaper paste. Jennie painted some test patches yesterday, and they looked like this: You can faintly see the pattern of the old Anaglypta underneath. We had this all over the wall and I was kind of hoping that it would just disappear…

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