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Old 07-08-2010, 09:34 PM
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After several weeks of not being able to get to my house I headed off bursting with enthusiasm. First job was to enlarge a window opening which was too small (after deciding to change the windows) I measured it out and it cut beautifully - too easy I thought...then realised I had cut too much away

OK, worry about that later.

Next I decided to paint the recycled packaging (in lieu of egg cartons) flagstone floor downstairs. No paint. Several hours later I got some and the packaging started splitting the more I painted. Hopefully it will dry alright and those bits that came right away have given it a well (very well) worn look. Only a couple more coats to add...

My brass door knobs were looking a bit too shiny so I tried out 'antiquing' them over a flame. Worked beautifully Then I picked up the brass lions head door knocker, my recent pride and joy purchase, to give it a more antique look . . . it melted.

Oh well, tomorrow is a fresh start!

What disasters have you to share?
O Christine.. if every cloud has a silver linning... I just laught so much I nearly wet myself:
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:14 PM
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I couldnt even begin to list my disasters, I dont think anything i have done has went right hehe xxx
I know what you mean Sharon....last disaster I had was when I sat on the bed, forgot that I'd laid the front of the house down and heard ..crack top half of the house had broken off luckily along the glue line
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