Saturday, April 13, 2013

Pub progress....


Painting.. it's NOT supposed to be perfect... it's a pub after all.. but omg I was daunted with all of this and really not sure how it will all go together.. or IF it will.. the door is a damn mess after all my blood, sweat & tears... but fear not.. I have found a cure for it             
further on!!


Below shows how I had to fit the attic window.. a cutout thanks to my newest dremel baby!! SOOO glad I bought it! Makes life SO much easier!!!


And voila!! It fits!!! (YES that is a backwards clock.. not a reverse photo!) Painting still in progress in this part..


Another shot.. oh that poor cleaner.. she really needs a rest! Or a pay rise?


I was using this stuff to clean my windows.. and found it strips the paint.. at first it was an "OMG what have I done?" reaction.. till I remembered.. it's just a pub.. it's going to be a bit worn.. this 'magic eraser' is going to be useful forevermore!!


Inside.. I know.. still not finished.. still feeling chuffed that I got that attic window in!! WOOHOO!! There was no way it was going to fit without my new baby (thanks to Kez who had one and showed me when I visitied earlier this year!)
Oh please excuse the mess.. that cleaner.. perhaps she doesn't deserve a pay rise after all...


Oh wait.. there she is!! On her knees.. AS she should be!! :P
Oh there's that beloved new tool of mine too! <3 it!!


A window.. which has copped the wrath of the magic eraser.. still I like the 'worn' effect.. I guess in the morning I'll be doing some touchups! It IS a tad rough - but it's not a high profit hotel - cheap labor!! 
(good excuse for imperfection perhaps?) 


Making LOTS of little paper boxes... LOTS of cleaning to go.. but having a lot of fun! This is turning out somewhat as expected.. stay tuned.. 

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5 comments:

  1. Great progress :) looking amazing! Glad you like the new tool ....very handy :) It looks like the cleaners going to be busy for a while lol . Great work xoxo

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  2. That is a gorgeous red you have chosen and it shows wear well too. :)

    Your backward clock is the same as one I saw in a magic shop over 35 years ago and was sold as a 'left handed clock', while my daughter's friend has one which is an 'Irish clock' :D

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  3. Great progress. The cleaner is very busy.
    Bye, Faby

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  4. I'm loving watching your progress. Everything you've done is exactly right.

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  5. Hello Miniaussie,
    It really looks like it is coming together. It allready looks nicely aged.
    Big hug,
    Giac

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