Layer upon layer

I’ve started stripping the wallpaper in the downstairs lounge. Four layers of wallpaper to strip (each more hideous than the last) and it’s a large room – this is going to take a while, but nothing that a sponge, warm water and a scraper can’t handle.


Also discovered what must have originally been a doorway, so there will be quite a bit of plastering required before painting, and the ceiling needs a lot of work too.

Doesn’t look like much, but that photo represents about 5 hours work. Did another 6 hours today – completed this wall and started on the next (already behind schedule… I was hoping for one wall per day, rather optimistic as it turns out.)

I’ll sleep well tonight.

Bonne nuit

About frenchfry36

South African by birth, British by right, Australian by oath, French by choice.
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1 Response to Layer upon layer

  1. Rachel says:

    Tedious work I am sure, but keep up the good work! Enjoying reading your updates 🙂 Rachel

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