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by Civil War Seamstress
Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Would like to find more information.
Replies: 8
Views: 5178

Re: Would like to find more information.

1857, notable outhouse.... *swoon* - all this comes from a living historian..... love your historic house!!!
by Civil War Seamstress
Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Best magazine or book?
Replies: 14
Views: 8096

Re: Best magazine or book?

Old House Journal.
by Civil War Seamstress
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: The Picture Forum
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 1
Views: 4934

Re: Introduction

Wonderful house..... welcome to the madness, and when your dream turns on you and you end up with the occasional nightmare on your hands, just come over here and we will all compare score cards!!! It will be an adventure!!!

As you go along share photos!! :)
by Civil War Seamstress
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Light Green Rooms
Replies: 21
Views: 14836

Re: Light Green Rooms

My kitchen looks a lot like the first photo...the Shade was Salisbury Green. I think it was Ben Moore.
by Civil War Seamstress
Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: vintage farm photos
Replies: 1
Views: 7898

Re: vintage farm photos

That was a very wonderful and exciting find! May we all be so lucky to have pictures from the past...my oldest goes back to 1966 and it isn't very detailed. Thank you for sharing! These photos from everyday life are very important to social history than the big fancy professional photos of celebrity...
by Civil War Seamstress
Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Slow...so, random " me working" picture...
Replies: 2
Views: 10246

Re: Slow...so, random " me working" picture...

*waving back from Massachusetts* Can you see me????? It's looking great!! Glad you rescued this great building!!
To a great 2013!!
by Civil War Seamstress
Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: The Picture Forum
Topic: The PO "hall of fame"
Replies: 6
Views: 9697

Re: The PO "hall of fame"

I am so surprised this thread doesn't have 102 pages to it yet!! I could scare the lead paint off your walls with the stuff that stupid so-and-so PO did to my house....or in the case of the termite beam DIDN'T do to the house he should have. When I dig some up I will ad to this... and R3venton, yep ...
by Civil War Seamstress
Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: The Picture Forum
Topic: Refinish a old 1880's 36 inch wood with stain glass
Replies: 7
Views: 19869

Re: Refinish a old 1880's 36 inch wood with stain glass

The door with the dark stained glass that had the "Servant's Entrance" sign on it was 35-3/4 x 80 it was trimmed a bit. I noticed the photos came out large and parts of the before and after features in the photos got cut off. When this happens to others I pull them to my desktop, check 'em out and t...
by Civil War Seamstress
Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: To paint or not to paint...
Replies: 3
Views: 2076

Re: To paint or not to paint...

I know, I was alot of damn help wasn't I?? :wink: I have the same problem with paint colors and the visionless hubby who tells me he dislikes everything I do...then later will say..."it grew on me, much like a fungus". Now this comes from a guy who thinks that A Harley in the living room is a biker'...
by Civil War Seamstress
Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: painting 1950's fridge
Replies: 3
Views: 3227

Re: painting 1950's fridge

you can get a lead testing kit at the hardware store if you are worried. Then you should wear a respirator to ensure you won't breathe in the dust. I have been a fan of using a heat gun to soften the paint, but not all that sure about how to take it off a fridge. You can't go above 600 degrees on a ...