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Before and After: Wainscoting Is Installed!

By The House of Bing on Aug 20, 2013

Remember back when I began the DIY Diva Duel? No? It was a long time ago – before the hurt ankle, ripping plywood fail, insane summer heat. It was so long ago that I almost forgot all about it. Well, I pushed it out of my mind until I walked in the front door and saw the mess that I started and sorta ran away from. I walk in and out the door multiple times a day I was tired of the running.

But guess what?!? Bacon?!?


Is that wainscoting on attached to the wall?


Attached to every wall?


Holy Moses – something has actually been finished!

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  • fix the ceiling – it was damaged during a leak a few years ago
  • add trim to the wainscoting
  • trim the stairs
  • patch and paint the foyer
  • do something with the floor
  • some sort of table under the mirror
  • lower the mirror so I can see more than the top of my head
  • paint the doors
  • paint the wainscoting & trim
  • do something about the lighting
  • get lots of Charlie rubs


He tried really hard not to move.

Just to keep the crazy list in perspective: then & now


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