After Stripping Wallpaper, Patching the Plaster Walls – part 3

November 18, 2010
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After Stripping Wallpaper, Patching the Plaster Walls – part 3

The Renovation Continues… I wanted to continue my saga about renovating my 80+ year old home. I started removing wallpaper from one wall. I thought that would not be too difficult. I was partly wrong about that. The thing is, when you have an old house, you never know what will be under the...
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Stripping – Wallpaper, that is! – part 2

November 8, 2010
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Stripping – Wallpaper, that is! – part 2

Today I am working on the house some more. I have a bedroom that was filled with stuff. I hear that lots of people have a room such as this. A place to put all the things you are not sure where else they go, or things you haven’t had time to sort through...
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Arts and Crafts on Hold for Renovation – part 1

November 3, 2010
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I haven’t been on my blog much lately – but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been really busy. First of all, I had a break in my routine when I went to Florida to help my mom recover from an illness. She’s doing much better but I am hoping to see her get even...
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Sizzlin’ Summer Sale on Learn and Master Lessons

June 25, 2010
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Sizzlin’ Summer Sale on Learn and Master Lessons

Save on Painting Lessons – $100 Off – It’s a Great Deal! Learn & Master Painting brings out your inner artist that you have longed to express! This is really the world’s most complete video instruction course for learning to paint. A comprehensive home instruction course to learn to paint with oils and acrylics....
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Taborets – Their Use in History and Their Usefulness Today

February 17, 2010
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Taborets – Their Use in History and Their Usefulness Today By Elizabeth Gibson In the drawing, drafting, architecture and engineering world this piece of storage furniture, called a taboret, is known to be one of the most useful for a studio or work room. What is a Taboret? Many people have never heard of...
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The Best Laid Plans…of Artsy Crafters

November 23, 2009
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It’s been quoted often, “The best laid plans of mice and men oft go awry,” from the famous poem by Robert Burns – it says what I feel very well. I just haven’t gotten my act together with posting on this new blog. A blog is a kind of art and craft in itself....
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