I tried to pull up carpet. By myself. Well, cut up one piece at a time. How'd I do?
Failed--with a capital F.
OK, caught a YouTube video of a young lady cutting up her carpet. Her, dogs had done doggy stuff on the carpet--and just had to come up.
I could relate because cats rule my chateau--they've been ill or their litter box wasn't to their liking, and beside the carpet, which was in the house when I bought it in 2008, was a light color I never liked--ya know, the carpet showed everything! :( So up it has to come.
Underneath there is some orangish reddish tile with dark freckles. I'm sure it was a really hot pattern...once, in some previous century...Yet, the more I gandered at it--one of my rooms, where my desktop PC resides, is not carpeted. This tile (or is it linoleum?) is throughout the room. Honestly, I thought the tile could be something I would buy. Why? Because the color is different, and I like different.
The orangish reddish color would be pretty all shined up, with color compliments on walls, pillows-yea, even if took me forever to cut up the carpet, I would be empowered, I got giddy and would have been giddy-er--only if the...
CORRECT carpet cutting knife was in my possession. I bought a cheapy one, OK, I spent a dollar on it. Yes, a buck. Roll your eyes. Reprimand me. Take away my Skippy's Natural Honey Roasted Peanut Butter. In my moment the surge to be empowered..
My buck utility knife marked just a line in the carpet I know so want gone. Pressed down, hard. Nothing, but a line. A cat thought the line in the carpet was fun to bat.
At least the cat was thrilled.
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