17 December 2008

The dining room revamp, part 1

We started today with our big project for the holidays: revamping the dining room. The dining room was a puke-green colour when we moved in, and it has been driving us a little nuts for the past 18 months.

We started by sealing off the doors:



Next, we had to scrape the one wall clean. This was not as time-consuming as we had initially thought, but it was hard work.

Quentin scraping the last bits off:


The pile of scrapings:


Quentin, covered in white dust from the scraping:


Once we had cleaned up the mess, we painted all the walls white:


Next post: Adding colour and the finishing touches.

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