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« Reply #100 on: February 22, 2008 10:05:53 PM »

First let me say THANK YOU FOR YOUR HARD WORK IN THE POST KATRINA EFFORTS!!!! My family is all in the Biloxi to NOLA mess...We have several homes that were lost in Biloxi and flodded sisters and cousins in NOLA.

I love your style. I just bought my first house UGGGG I am 38 and now tto really settle into my forever home ( or what could be) I hate the thing now...The lady who had it before me had white to the tom green to teh bottom with a walpaper border ICK!! I close on teh 15th and look to all of you great crafters for guidance and great ideas....Flair baby Flair looks great!!
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« Reply #101 on: February 23, 2008 04:17:21 AM »

may i pretty please move in with yall? im great with kids and in love with your kitchen. haha.great job. i love it.
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« Reply #102 on: February 23, 2008 05:42:00 AM »

What a colorful home- rented or not. You've done a great job, and I will bet your baby is dizzy with delight at all the great items to look at.
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« Reply #103 on: February 23, 2008 10:37:56 AM »

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Beautiful!

But, the best way to get off any kind of wallpaper... get liquid fabric softener and a squirt bottle. It's 1/4 fabric softener to 3/4 water (a little stronger if it is really tough). Get a wallpaper scorer and score, then spray, sit 20 minutes, grab a putty knife and scrape.

Doesn't work? Concentrate it and a wait a bit longer. But it works. Every time. The fabric softener dissolves the glue.
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« Reply #104 on: February 24, 2008 03:17:38 AM »

Can I PLEASE move in? Pleeeease??

Plain awesome, I like your style so much I could cry.
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« Reply #105 on: February 24, 2008 10:56:15 AM »

Took me a while to catch up with Craftster and now I feel a little creepy about looking at your kitchen.  I'm also in Utica but I don't think we've met. 

I love the look of your kitchen.  It is SO homey and comfortable.  And what a wonderful home for the Little One.

Great job and the rest of your hose will be just as great!
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« Reply #106 on: February 24, 2008 01:10:02 PM »

I really love what you did with your kitchen, I have that fabric in the pink!  I am also in Central NY-- Syracuse, we may have many grey days and lots of snow in winter but our spring/summer and fall are the best--the same for Uticaplanet.  I also wanted to ask you about your "spice chest"-- I have a very small kitchen and have been at a loss where to put my herbs and spices, they are currently in a rubbermaid container next to my stove.  Unfortunately, that area is also where we have a 1970's era Jenn air grill.

Tell me, do you put them straight in the drawers or just in baggies in the drawers-- spill and tell me!

Your baby is beautiful.  I like that you have a past with big adventures.  I really love your Mary shrines.  I also had to redo my kitchen a few years ago but not as personalized as you did because we were trying to sell the house (it didn't sell, we gave up after 4 months and came home).
http://www.flickr.com/photos/46746358@N00/sets/72157600753680810/  Before the changes

http://www.flickr.com/photos/46746358@N00/sets/72157600753680890/ Work in progress
http://www.flickr.com/photos/46746358@N00/773532876/in/set-72157600753681148/  After
http://www.flickr.com/photos/46746358@N00/773533482/in/set-72157600753681148/

We had a lot of other work to do, I basically pretty much repainted my entire house.  The kitchen cabinets were a bear to do, I had to remove all the doors and hardware, scrape them down, sand, prime and paint.  It took forever.  Then I had to soak the hardware in solvent and scrub them with a metal brush, then I painted them with a spray enamel to match the paint.  Of course I lost one hinge...   My brother came up and plaster coated the walls because they turned out to be some strange particle board covered with an adhesive contact paper-- basically what they made modular homes with in the 1970's.  This was over every wall and the cupboards were nailed on top of it so I couldn't really tear it down.  They had gaps by the corners and stuff.  I still have some air bubbles where I could not get all the contact paper coating off.  Today it looks a little different.  I have a new dishwasher (white) and stove which is also white.   I also have pictures on the walls.  We are working on the basement now so things are in flux.

I really love what you did and that you have picked bright fun colors for your living space.
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« Reply #107 on: February 24, 2008 05:17:16 PM »

Your kitchen looks  i.n.n.n.c.r.e.d.i.b .l.e
If it were mine, I'd never leave my house . . . I'm feeling inspired just by looking at the pictures  Wink
Fantastic color choices & I'm in <3 with those curtains and the Dia de Los Muertos theme in the window. 
Great job, lady!
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« Reply #108 on: February 25, 2008 06:08:01 AM »

my god! you live in kitsch HEAVEN!  Shocked Shocked Shocked

I believe I'll be stealing your kitchen now thanks very much!
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« Reply #109 on: February 25, 2008 10:32:20 AM »

Love dat.well done
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