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« on: July 14, 2011 09:04:44 AM »

I just finished my closet renovation and wanted to share. We had to remove 9ish layers of wallpaper and the last two layers had at least 3 layers of paint each. I started the project stupidly thinking I'd just take down the two shelves that weren't working for me and put up track shelves. /sigh

I painted it with leftover paints mixed together, used shelves and brackets we already had, and purchased the track shelf stuff. It now looks like this.





It started out like this though. Blech. You can't see it in the first photo, but there was a lot of damage. And that white? It's paint over other paint over wallpaper over paints over 8 layers of wallpaper. eww







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« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2011 09:22:11 AM »

Wow, you used your available space really efficiently!
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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011 10:03:53 AM »

Looks fantastic! 9 layers--wow! I just redid my closet too and it's so refreshing.
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« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011 10:40:10 AM »

I know what a pain it is to remove just *one* layer of wallpaper and paint, I cannot fathom that many layers!!!

good for you! looks great!
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« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2011 10:46:51 AM »

Wow, that was a much bigger project then you could have anticipated.
But I have to say, the endresult is just perfect!
Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2011 04:04:52 PM »

It looks super, what I can't fathom is why anyone would wallpaper a closet?
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