Monthly Archives: March 2002

Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1) – Wall Painting

The new paint we chose is a deep burgundy. Cutting in the edges. Painting completed.  Makes the fireplace stand out a little better than that horrid wallpaper. East wall. Tower walls. West wall. This completes “phase 1” of the restoration … Continue reading

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1) – Wall Priming

Walls primed and ready for paint. Southeast corner. Tower walls.  The bottom part of the tower walls still need a bit of work, so they didn’t get primed yet. West wall.

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1) – Fireplace

Behind the ornate fireplace cover, there was a bricked up wall. Curiosity got the best of us, so we decided to remove a small brick to see what was behind it. Nothing but a pile of old bricks! 🙁

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1) – Wall Repair

The original plaster in this room was in pretty good condition.  There were a few cracks here and there as well as quite a few small nicks and scratches.  We decided to try and do a quick patch job so … Continue reading

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