And…. scene!

The paint is off the woodwork in our bedroom. Yey!

Over the course of three days, our amazing paint stripping expert and her helper stripped the fireplace and fireplace cover, the pocket doors and moldings, the window frame and window seat, the base boards, the picture rails, as well as the moldings of the two other doors.

They used 12 gallons of zip strip, 7 gallons of denatured alcohol and a ton of elbow grease. More photos and details on a later post, but suffice to say the woodwork looks wonderful and, to my surprise, looks brand new – which is a bit weird.

Fireplace2

On a less exciting note,  we were left with a lot of goober on the walls. The room looks like an alien crime scene:

gooberNow to the tedious work of fixing the walls so that we can paint.

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