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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

The Wall

As requested, here are pictures of the wall in progress:

Ugly wall once couch was removed.

First coat of paint on installed Plywood.

After second coat of paint / current status.  Tucker's chair in place on RH side.  ;)


  1. That's really gonna look different! Considering how long we sometimes have to live with it before a project TRULY gets finished, I say go for the temporary fix that makes you feel better! (I'm eager to see the new room arrangement.)

  2. That's going to make quite a difference! I am so glad that you took care of the IMPORTANT furniture arranging right away! That's a nice, neutral color - something that will be easy to live with until you can put up the finished product. I still don't know how you manage all this stuff.....

  3. ok, so this is temporary? I wasn't sure why your were painting if paneling was going up, but now it makes sense! Do you already have the paneling stashed somewhere and the proper saws? Santa wants to know :) I am sure the new backdrop feels cozier than looking at the studs, although I am a huge fan of showing off all that beautiful timber framework you have, very nice supports and such!

  4. you know that Santa does a great job with flooring, paneling and drywall LOL

  5. Erin, yeah, the paneling is stashed, but it still has to be sanded, cut, and stained. (And I'm very anal-retentive about its perfection . . . which is why only *I* can do it. This way, if it ain't perfect, its no one's fault but my own.) I'm actually hoping that Santa will bring me some strong backs and willing personalities for some woodwork this Christmas! ;)


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