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Follow along with our adventures rebuilding our pioneer 'ghosttown'!

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Painted Floors

Posted by josminis on March 14, 2013 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (1)

As we removed some of the old lino and/or tiles some of the original flooring is in rough shape!  The front entryway has stains and chips that we cannot remove so I've decided to paint the floor.  I'm sharing some inspirational photos from Pinterest. 

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Stairway

Posted by josminis on March 4, 2013 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

I really wanted to add this feature as it would add more visual width to the skinny hallway.  Isn't this a cozy place to read?  I fear our old stairs do not have enough headroom for this idea though!  

 

 

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Hallway Ideas

Posted by josminis on March 1, 2013 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The hallway going to the upstairs has a strange configuration with a very skinny staircase!  It did not have a railing so I've collected a few reclaimed posts to use and the stairs are painted at the moment.  We are putting paintable wallpaper on the walls as the walls are made of paper and very bumpy and this idea off pinterest would look great!

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Refurbishing Adventures

Posted by josminis on September 19, 2012 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Here I will post a few pictures and tell a few stories about some of our adventures rebuilding these pioneer stores!  We are working on a lot of different projects at the moment and I hope you enjoy following along!


We are currently trying to finish up the exterior of the Homestead House B&B before the cold weather creeps in!  We just took out the 70's updates in the house (windows, lino, cupboards, closets) and put in a few 1920's windows that matched as best ...

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The Homestead House is just to the left of these string of pioneer stores, it was constructed so you could walk from the house into each of the stores...1912 mall. 

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