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Today I cut out the crown moulding for the sitting room.

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Stained it all and glued it onto the ceiling.

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Laid the decorative squares in the corners and decided it looked more Victorian that way…so I glued them on.

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Then I placed the ceiling onto the room…it fit very tightly, but it fit. Unfortunately, there was a tiny white line between the top of the wallpaper trim and the crown moulding.

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I would have added a paper trim to that edge to solve the problem, but the thickness of the paper would have made the ceiling no longer fit. So I painted in the area with matching brown paint.

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And placed the ceiling back on.

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Then I changed the burnt-out bulb in the light and drilled a hole in the ceiling rosette, so I could string them together and through the hole in the center of the ceiling. They’re not glued on yet, but the effect is there.

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I finished a bit more of the wainscoting on the octagonal tower part (still a bit more to do).

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And here’s what I have so far.

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I’ve changed my mind (yet again) about the outside of the house. I want to cover it with bricks, so that will be added at a later time. And the room needs a round table in the middle of the carpet. But right now, the sitting room looks like a rather cozy, peaceful place to have a cup of tea and knit by the fire.

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Good night.