It looked like an Echo Park woman in the middle of renovating her home had found a way to avoid another weekend of stripping paint with a heat gun. A TV makeover show offered to pay $17,500 to renovate and furnish her living room that she has written about on her blog, “Just A Girl And Her 1911 Craftsman Bungalow.” But, after getting a closer look at the details, this Echo Park homeowner is back to stripping paint on her own. Turns out the show would only cover $7,000 of the cost and also wanted to cover up some of the historic features she had been working hard to restore:
Now she wonders if other homeowners would have also walked away.
Photo from Just A Girl