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Why would anyone cover that up????

I am all about HGTV’s Fixer Upper, Joanna Gaines and should be bff’s.  I was so completely jealous of anyone who was able to attend the Silobration in Waco Texas this weekend. If you are not a Fixer Upper watcher, … Continue reading

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Look what’s happening

It’s a big deal to be purchasing wood and nails. You know what that means????? She’s going back together. Today is exactly 5 weeks and 1 day since we started tearing her apart. We have beaten, beaten and BEATEN down … Continue reading

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A little history and a nap

There was a room where all the walls were black. It was a closet. The first time we looked at the house, this room was pad locked. You would think I would have a clue. Nope, not a clue. The … Continue reading

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the grossest room yet.

There is a bedroom in apartment 1 that is the worst. The walls are covered with siding, there was a large poop smear on the floor, it has a super scary door that leads to the outside and overall it’s … Continue reading

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who gives a lath

plaster walls are a whole new experience for me. You would think they would be super strong but they ARE NOT. They crumble and our plaster walls are super duper gross. They have not been painted in a very long … Continue reading

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Accidents do happen

So far we have been extremely fortunate in the area of injuries. We do have two “not so young” people working hard every day at the house. We also have some younger more inexperienced workers that are very willing but … Continue reading

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The Middle Room

I don’t know what else to call it but the “Middle Room.” It’s the room between the room by the front door and the room by the back door. The Middle room is where 1/2 of the fireplace is. It … Continue reading

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Bricks and Soot

I have been chiseling away at the hidden chimney this week in between the big jobs. As if it wasn’t a big job, HA! A few back pictures to get you in the mood. Here is a picture of the … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Project – Part II

If you missed Part 1, you can see it here.http://abandoned547.com/2015/09/30/the-cinderella-project-part-1/ Up until this time, we lived in a beautiful “house of our dreams”  we had purchased  in November of 2010 when we moved to Ocala. We had recently put in … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Project – Part 1

What exactly is the “Cinderella Project?” It is turning something ordinary and abused into something beautiful. We purchased this home on September 22, 2015 after 9 long months . It is a 1903 home in the historic district of Ocala … Continue reading

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