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Mom's House Update-Eating Area

With Mer's shower behind me, and a good head start on the next one I'm helping host, there is more time to get back to updating rooms in my mom's house.

As you may remember, the wallpaper removal for the kitchen began in July. Three months later we're finally getting around to the fixing the drywall holes created from the wallpaper that was installed right on top of the drywall.  Jon has been SUCH a big help in the process.  I'm not sure what progress we'd have without him.  He did the initial sanding and patching of holes last night and has been applying the first skim coat today. The difference in the "before" and the "now" is such a delight to my eyes.

Here is the before (excuse the mess...this is before the wood floors were put in):

And here is the current "after."  The floral oasis is gone!  Jon will have to add one more skim coat on the right wall tomorrow, and then we'll be ready to prime and paint.   I can't wait to see the final transformation.  It's been a lot of work, but I know the outcome will be well worth it in the end!

While Jon's been working in this room, I've been giving an update to the hall and entry.  I'll bring you guys more on that tomorrow!
 
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