(or at least I think that’s what the weird bird thingies are).Read More Griffons!
For the Why Did They Paint Over This? file: I decided to take a break from stripping the bedroom walls and strip the front parlor fireplace cover. This poor thing has been relegated to the basement since before we bought the house, as the previous owner replaced it with one of those awful Home Depot […]Read More Mid-Strip
Of the 5 fireplaces in our house, two have ugly brass covers. Luckily, all the original cast iron covers were still stashed away in the basement. Yesterday we tackled the fireplace in the garden apartment. It has the least ornate mantel. This is the best photo I have of it in it’s “as purchased condition” […]Read More Fireplace #1