Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Kitchen Update

When the cupboards were removed and more layers of wall coverings stripped off, we found this opening which was obviously a window before one of the many additions were built.   Knowing about the time of this particular addition, it could have been filled properly with insulation, but instead the previous owner used old blankets and sacks of straw.  No wonder we had a mouse problem!   Ick, ick, ick...
The walls are stripped now and this is the very first layer of wallpaper.   It depicted several different human figures and at least one boat.

This picture shows at least 4 of the layers of wallpaper of the 5 or 6 which have been stripped off.
The kitchen has now been totally disassembled.   My sweetie assures me that putting it back together will take much less time.  I hope so...

1 comment:

Bettina said...

I hate doing these major jobs in our old house, because experience has shown that it's never as straightforward as planned:( luckily we haven't found any odd windows (yet:), but something always goes awry and we end up living in chaos for much longer than planned! I do hope that your renovations go smoothly - living without a working kitchen can be rather annoying! good luck!:)