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Old 04-26-2006, 10:38 AM   #1
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1970 Soveriegn to look like the 50's?

Hi Guys
Yeah I found a mouse skeleton yesterday...took down those nasty tambour doors...I love my floorplan , however I want to do the interior in 1950s style...anyone else with a similar year done that?

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Old 04-26-2006, 10:51 AM   #2
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What, no shag carpeting?

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Old 04-26-2006, 07:39 PM   #3
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I'll bite... Examples, explanation, please.

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Old 04-26-2006, 08:04 PM   #4
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Right after we bought our Airstream 75 I started the full monty of cleaning everybody does it and as I slide the tambour under the sink there it was a little skeleton and some hair left I screamed so loud and ran out the door my neighbor came out to see if I was okay. I went in and got my husband and made him go through all the cabinets and anywhere there might be another one. I dont care if there alive or dead or petrified I'm scared of them. Now on to your question some folks like to leave there stream as original as they can and some folks change everything it's up to the owner. I myself changed the center bath I painted the walls and added all 50's linen postcards of Fl.

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Old 04-26-2006, 09:33 PM   #5
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heehee...i asked my husband to pick up the skeleton...he refused so i went to get it with some pliers and it just disintegrated so I sucked it up the vacuum...anyway we dont even know what the plumbing and electrical are a guy coming tomorrow to go thru it and tell us what the deal is...I found some great cleaner at Albertsons called tuffstuff..sprayed it on the walls...WOW dirt came right off with paper towels...I definitely cant handle the one piece plastic bathroom...I want to paint it a nice mint green possibly..Anyway I'm obsessed AHAHA!! and we just finished our house remodel...I said I wasn't going to do anymore projects but I figure if we can stay married thru that, anything is possible
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Old 04-27-2006, 07:30 AM   #6
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In my professional opinion, I think you have it. I'm officially diagnosing you with "silver fever". There is no known cure. You can expect to experience happiness, frustration, love, and much, much more. Don't worry, this forum serves as the perfect support group.

The first step is to admit that you have a problem.

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