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There’s Someone In Our Woods!!!

  • Опубліковано 4 лют 2023
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    If someone was in your back yard, do you think you'd notice? One of the many things that makes living off the grid so difficult, beyond the distance, isolation and logistics of surviving in -20 degree weather, is the psychological games your mind can play when you hear sounds in the woods. And as it turns out near the end of this episode, we weren't just imagining things! We were scared half to death, and we have @talandmads to confirm it. This will make much more sense after you watch this episode! And speaking of, we either did something very right, or very wrong with the drywall. We are bracing for the comments on this one, because things looked smooth and level when we went to sleep, but a little off the next day. Did our drywall catfish us?! We love all the helpful comments from our Patreon Pack, and we read all of them, thank you! After a long week of hard work and a few setbacks, nothing like seeing some friendly faces will lift your spirits. It's good to be reminded: if you fail, try again! A bend in the road is not the end, and it's the courage to carry on that counts! Is there anything we missed? What do you think of the surprise? Comment bellow!
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  • Vanwives
    Vanwives  Місяць тому +209

    What would you have done if you saw those two in the woods?! We tried our best to portray just how terrified we were in that moment… at the end of the day we know a few things for sure
    1. Drywall is hard
    2. There are people in the woods 😂
    3. Friends make everything better and show up at the right time even if they spook you (love you Tal & Mads) 💛
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    • kim van wanrooij
      kim van wanrooij 6 днів тому


    • Malcolm Berke
      Malcolm Berke Місяць тому +1

      You will attempt many things. Remember that a failure only happens when you give up. The cabin is your creation and is a reflection of you both (and a little Tal and Mads) which is amazing. You own this place, not just financially, but with the hard work, blood, sweat and broccoli spears…… 💜

    • Kundalini Karisa
      Kundalini Karisa Місяць тому

      Love everything you gals are doing! My girlfriend and I are working towards similar goals! Thank you your inspiration!! We watch every week and we are subscribed!

    • Tee Pee
      Tee Pee Місяць тому

      Have a gun ready if legal 🤪 😎 I do worry about that .. thank goodness it was Tal and Mads 😁 have fun girls Aunty Australia 🇦🇺 💕

    • Daniel Krieg
      Daniel Krieg Місяць тому

      Fiber table is better lay's better and don't bubble at all put tape don't either if the mud is laid thin enough but good job Ladies

  • Tal & Mads
    Tal & Mads Місяць тому +182

    Hehehehe gals!! I wish we could say we’re sorry but this was TOO fun 🤣🤣🤣🤣 love you, you inspire us every day 🧡

    • Robin Patterson
      Robin Patterson Місяць тому +2

      Are you are you poor

    • WhiteRabbit
      WhiteRabbit Місяць тому +2

      We all have beautiful hearts.
      Please don't misunderstand each other.
      please Trust each other.

    • Bruce Krazykiter
      Bruce Krazykiter Місяць тому +4

      PUT your fingers behind your back and say your Sorry....it works like a charm!!! LMFAO!!! LOOOOOOK out its coming back to a beach near you!!!

    • Shawnna Kaminski
      Shawnna Kaminski Місяць тому +6

      They are amazing. I look for their video every Sunday.

    • Stephanie Sturgeon
      Stephanie Sturgeon Місяць тому +9

      I really show my age (54) when I use the word "Gals" 🤣🤣🤣✌️

  • Tracy Geller
    Tracy Geller Місяць тому +65

    I feel as though you two are more than capable of completing your drywall... tape, mud EVERYTHING! You're my inspirations. Peace, love and hair grease! 💕

    • Tres C
      Tres C Місяць тому

      @Vanwives Yeah. I'm done. My dear @vanwives while I absolutely love you and the pups. As a retired English adjunct however, I deplore plagiarism no matter how seemingly inconsequential. Not that it matters to you, I won't be commenting anymore. Let @tracygellar copy from someone else.

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +2

      Hey Tracy, yes we believe we’ve got this, we believe in ourselves!! See you next Sunday.💛🐾

  • traveljunkie59
    traveljunkie59 Місяць тому +19

    At this point, no one should ever doubt that you two can do anything

  • Chelle Parker
    Chelle Parker Місяць тому +60

    You did great for your first time! I personally prefer the mesh kind of tape instead of paper tape, as it's self-sticking (you only have to put mud on top) so it's easier to apply. (I also feel it creates a stronger bond structurally.) So that might be something to try on a future project to see what you like working with best. But honestly, everybody has to mud and sand and mud again to get a really smooth finish. That's just how it goes, so don't feel bad. One actually important thing, though: It's considered best practice when drywalling to stagger your rows of drywall so you don't have four corners meeting like you see at 10:30. They should be more like a typical brick pattern where the seam for one row is in the middle of the next row's sheet. The seams are the weakest points, so staggering them is stronger, and it makes it easier to hide those seams when mudding. It's how the pros do it! :)

    • Gary Quartley
      Gary Quartley Місяць тому +2

      Yes, self adhesive mesh tape is the right stuff. I've got a roll of paper tape thet's 15 years old!!!! and you WILL need to sand and re-apply more filler "mud" xx

  • Jessica Barton
    Jessica Barton Місяць тому +12

    It’s disturbing how much I get done in a day watching you two! Every time you get excited about accomplishing something, I pause and go accomplish something in my own home! Although, I am not nearly as excited. ❤

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +5

      THIS MAKES US SO HAPPY!!!! thank you for sharing that with us Jessica! Crush it💛

  • crown of hair
    crown of hair Місяць тому +58

    I just love when you get friends to help. Who wouldn't want to contribute as a guest?! It's so awesome to see everything really coming together!

    • Firewind II
      Firewind II Місяць тому +1

      Do Canadians read Tom Sawyer in school?

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +12

      Yes!!! We needed them and they just happened to be here 😂 So great to have friends around 💛

  • A. Kurtz
    A. Kurtz Місяць тому +6

    Ladies, I had a finish construction company years ago and I hung tons of drywall and taped and mudded thousand of screw holes and seams and I have to say you are impressive as hell. I like how well you two work together and how you take the time to study each aspect of the job you plan to do. Impressive. I remember when I was much younger having to hang 5/8" x 4 ft x15 ft dry sheet rock over my head by myself in a garage. I had to use aluminum stilts to get the height I needed. That was not fun. Anyway, you ladies are doing a great job. I love to watch the two of you tackle some challenging projects and complete each one of them. Keep up the good work.

  • PJ Light
    PJ Light Місяць тому +2

    You two make challenging work look like fun! It's still work, yet when it's done with joy and a dash of forgiveness and your best buds, it turns into a party! Y'all cracked me up with your spontaneous stuff! 😄😆😅💞💞💞💞

  • Jessica Palmer
    Jessica Palmer Місяць тому +11

    Y’all got this. You both have an insane amount of patience and persistence. There isn’t anything you two can’t get done.

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +1

      Hey Jessica we appreciate the confidence you have in us.we will get er done! Thanks for tuning in .💛🐾

  • suzi perret
    suzi perret 18 днів тому

    You women are miracle workers! Thanks for your positive attitudes and good work transforming your cabin! Most excellent!

  • Elsie Norback
    Elsie Norback Місяць тому +1

    That’s awesome building your own house and doing all the work yourself. It’s quite amazing to see all you accomplished. I’ve not built a home but I refurbished my condo. There is only so much you can do inside with HOA management, but can still put hardwood flooring, paint, new plumbing and lighting.
    My friend, La’ona has built two remote homes, one is a cabin and the other is an A frame in Alaska. Her channel is called: 1 woman building in last frontier. It makes me want to try my luck with building but I work spring/summer/fall as a Wildland firefighter and it takes up all my time when building is suppose to take place in Alaska.

  • Virginia Wygand
    Virginia Wygand Місяць тому +49

    Drywall mud shrinks while drying, nothing you did wrong. The problem is if you put it on too thick, it takes alot more sanding, but you two will handle that too. Great videos, keep up the entertainment aspects :)

  • L D
    L D Місяць тому +1

    Every week I say you two are amazing! But I am always so impressed by what you accomplish...I don't have words for it. Love watching you two. You always bring laughs and joy to my Sunday evening. Thanks so much.🤩❤

  • Angela Padgett
    Angela Padgett Місяць тому +1

    I always enjoy watching your adventures but this video, especially when your friends showed up... made me sob. You are living a dream of mine being able to do what you're doing. The love between you, the energy, the joy, the willingness to try things you've never done before just blows me away. To have friends that just show up like that and double the love and energy! I wept! I can't call it jealousy because I'm happy for all of you. I just wish I were forty years younger, not ruled by fear and still had friends who were alive. I know you have troubles and problems like everyone else, but you have a special person to share that with. It's really too late for me now but I try to do little new things in my life today as my physical and mental conditions will allow. You inspire me. I really hope that when you go to bed at night, spent and exhausted... that you never forget how blessed you are to live this life, even with all its ups and downs and stay grateful! I wish you all the best and hope that you inspire others to do what you are doing! Smallest footprint on this glorious planet! Holy crap... Sorry for the book😱.. I'm just a lonely old lady that's really emotional right now. Keep up the awesome work! 💕

  • Susita Marie
    Susita Marie Місяць тому +1

    I’m so jealous of your lives together in the woods! You girls get along fabulously and are so fun to watch! I look forward to each and every one of your videos!

    FILOMENA REGAN Місяць тому +1

    You gals are amazing, so inspiring. You get me to get up off my butt and try new projects. I’m now working on putting a new floor in my bath room. Thanks for the inspiration 😊

  • Sharon Adams
    Sharon Adams Місяць тому +9

    "A bend in the road is not the end of the road, it's the courage to carry on that counts." Needed to hear that today 💖

  • Abigail Webb
    Abigail Webb Місяць тому +20

    I wait all week for you guys you really make my days so much better

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +5

      Aww Abigail, so happy we can make your days better. You make our days so much better being part of
      Our pack.💛🐾

  • Sophie Hewitt
    Sophie Hewitt Місяць тому

    I am no expert, and someone may have said this already, but if you stagger your joins when hanging the drywall it creates a much better end result. Love what you're doing xx

  • Kelsi Dunne
    Kelsi Dunne Місяць тому

    The drywall was looking so good in the beginning :) So happy you got to refresh with your friends :)

  • Cindy Caldwell
    Cindy Caldwell Місяць тому

    Have total faith in you two! No issues with taping…good experience either way!

  • E D M
    E D M Місяць тому +6

    Jaz, Crystal, Tal , and Mads are my favorite 4 things about Sundays.

    • E D M
      E D M Місяць тому

      @Tee Pee, that would make 6. And, no, I didn't.

    • Tee Pee
      Tee Pee Місяць тому

      Oh you forgot the guys Todd and Tyler not that's complete

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +3

      Aww we appreciate the huge compliment. Thanks for tuning in. See you next Sunday.💛🐾

  • Sherry Wisler
    Sherry Wisler Місяць тому +1

    You girls can do anything. I have all the confidence in the world for you to get the job done. Patience is the key here.

  • Gloria C. Burke
    Gloria C. Burke Місяць тому +27

    I don’t comment often but for sure one of the things I am waiting for is you Sunday’s videos!!! I love your spirit, your style, the love for your doggies, the house, van, land and fir each other!!! ❤ sending love and good vibes.

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +9

      Aww Gloria, you filled our hearts with love, such beautiful words you shared with us. We are so honoured to have you in our community.💛🐾

  • James Wilburn
    James Wilburn Місяць тому

    I think you can do anything that you put you mind and determination to. You two are inspiring to people that want to do things themselves. Stay safe and happy from Cincinnati

  • Bradley Hockensmith
    Bradley Hockensmith Місяць тому

    I believe in your ability to have the most patience humanly possible and have a successful dry wall taping session! 13:00

  • Lou Pelizzo
    Lou Pelizzo Місяць тому

    What I’ve seen in you’re videos is never doubt you both and you both do have a lot of patience. Just enjoyed watching this video a lot and appreciate all that you bring us and your both are so strong willed and failing never happens it’s just a set back

  • Cindy Solomon-Klebba
    Cindy Solomon-Klebba Місяць тому +3

    We just drywalled our garage. Easier than people think. And patience gets you through a lot in life! Glad you are always up for the adventure.

  • Brian Pulst    Sr
    Brian Pulst Sr Місяць тому

    You two have proven time and again that anything is humanly possible by even a couple of girls!

  • Deirdre
    Deirdre Місяць тому

    I think you guys are capable of doing anything you put your mind to 😊

  • Cody M
    Cody M Місяць тому +1

    You ladies are amazable (amazing + lovable) Hats off to your persistense and dedication to this project. Im sure it will be amazing!!! WE love that you're vibing with Tal & Mads, we love them too ! Thank you for making our Sunday!

  • Padelicious
    Padelicious Місяць тому

    Of course you two can do this! Duh! You can do anything you set your minds to (and so can I)! ❤✌🏻

  • terri lepine
    terri lepine Місяць тому

    I so admire your courage and determination to tackle any job. Your homestead is looking fantastic Jaz & Crystal ,

  • Diana Mayfield
    Diana Mayfield 16 днів тому

    I believe in you. You two can do anything you put your minds to!

  • Jimmy Jenkins
    Jimmy Jenkins Місяць тому +30

    I so admire your courage and determination to tackle any job that needs to be done. Anyone who has hung drywall and/or finished drywall will tell you there is a learning curve. A huge learning curve. The only way to get better at it is to do it. That’s all of life, really. We only get better by living it. You two did a great job for your first time out! 👏👍💥 and, what a cool surprise having Tal and Mads sneaking through the woods! Already looking forward to your next post!

    • Roberta Harns
      Roberta Harns Місяць тому +3

      OK mama Berta here who did her She Shed help with drywall. My son told me to take a sponge damp, not soaking, but you can smooth out your drywall mud and make it smooth. Knock down the big chunks but you don’t really have to sand, makes such a mess to do that, so do it the girl way, no he worked in a hospital, and that’s what they did. Also a second coat of mud on your joints makes it look better.
      So much better with friends there I almost thought you had a Sasquatch! Laughter is the best medicine.❣️❣️❣️🙋‍♀️🌵🥰

  • Heather Cummins
    Heather Cummins Місяць тому

    Taking on drywall with no experience, I was impressed with the job you did!
    I use mesh tape, so I don't have the bubbling issues you had.
    Glad Tal & Mads showed up when they did. Renovation is always better with friends. ❤️

  • Janet Stewart
    Janet Stewart Місяць тому +5

    I never laughed so hard…..drywall, I still remember the mess when we built our home. It’s enough to give you nightmares. We hired the professionals 😂 Great job girls! Onward 👍❤️

  • Ken Sage
    Ken Sage Місяць тому

    You guys should be so proud of yourselfs. You work well together and are funny as well. Look forward every weekend.

  • Kel San Nicolas
    Kel San Nicolas Місяць тому

    with you two gals, once you put your mind to it, you two can accomplish anything. you have shown us that time and time again. love your persistence and perseverance. love you guys :)

  • Aimi Lee
    Aimi Lee Місяць тому

    There isn't ANYTHING you can't do. This is just another check on the list. You two ROCK!!!

  • MandMGirl
    MandMGirl Місяць тому +5

    You guys can do anything you put your minds to. I have faith in you both. You go girls🥰

  • Shari Price
    Shari Price Місяць тому +1

    You Ladies can do anything that you set your mind to. It will be beautiful when you are finished just like everything else you have done so far!! I am so proud of the two of you!! ❤❤

  • Debby Brady
    Debby Brady Місяць тому

    You guys are awesome. I have built a house and know how hard some of your projects are. But you can be so proud of yourselves. I know I was. I even drew the blueprints for my 4500 sq ft house. Stay warm!

  • HipDog DSV
    HipDog DSV Місяць тому +1

    The "tape and bed" part of drywall is harder than it looks. Y'all did great.

    • HipDog DSV
      HipDog DSV Місяць тому

      Just sand around your mud edges and smooth out the seams. Good to go.

  • Walt Bischoff
    Walt Bischoff Місяць тому

    You both ROCK! There are different ways to achieve dry wall, and mud. There's nothing wrong with the way you did it. It's the FUN of it that counts in the end. Love you gals, including your dogs too.

  • Jojo Sanrio
    Jojo Sanrio Місяць тому

    Of course you girls can do it look at what you done to this cabin already , I have no doubt you got this ❤

  • Sue Persinger
    Sue Persinger Місяць тому +16

    Thank you, thank you!!! You two make the start of a week great!! You bring a smile to my face. So thank you!! I’d be freaked out if I saw people on my property. So glad they were friends. ❤❤

  • Erika A Mac
    Erika A Mac Місяць тому

    I bet it'll come out. You guys do everything great. You make everything look easy but we know how hard you work. Y'all are just determined smart talented creative woman. 👏🏾

  • scott yeager
    scott yeager Місяць тому

    Any one can dry wall, the difference is how hard or easy it is. Yes we love Tal and Mads.

  • Karen Hall Rodriguez
    Karen Hall Rodriguez Місяць тому

    Of course y'all can do anything you put your minds to! Loved seeing your friends and I watched thier video lol 😂😂😂, they are so funny sneaking through the woods and I loved watching y'all hanging out together made me smile! Love y'all!

  • Mary Eliason
    Mary Eliason Місяць тому

    Yes, the first step is trying. I love how Bella loved the shoveling. I love your puppies.

  • G
    G Місяць тому +2

    Some quick tips for next time: The paper on the ends will just pull off in one long strip. Buy yourself a drywall screw setter bit so the screw doesn't punch through. Only $5 or so for a 3-pack. Use fibre tape, it is stronger but it also is sticky so it will stay in place on the ceiling. If you want a future crack free job, invest in some Durabond 90. Use it to fill the joints and then a thin layer on the fibre tape. It is more work to sand so do not leave excess on the panel. Think of it as a concrete foundation. If you have to sand it, use coarse sandpaper. Finish with regular drywall compound.

  • TheSundaymornings
    TheSundaymornings Місяць тому +11

    That was too funny, going from scared, to horror, to laughing and tears within like 5 seconds. Just awesome seeing you all together again. Sooo much fun! (But can imagine the first shock, specially since hearing some noises the night prior (and obviously all the time being in the wild)

  • Annelies Joss
    Annelies Joss Місяць тому

    Porter is such an amazing friend, checking in with you guys ☺️. Yes, you two can do the taping! I have to be honest, when you first started putting up the wood walls, I thought it would look better with drywall walls and wood ceilings, but I was wrong! It’s looking great!!!!! Great job you two! I stand corrected, great job you 4!!!

  • Cindy D.
    Cindy D. Місяць тому

    There is no doubt in my mind you ladies can do it! I think HGTV needs to give you your own show❤✌

  • Crysee
    Crysee Місяць тому

    I’ve been watching you two for several years and I have come to the decision that y’all can do anything that you put your mind to. Also have you considered that a Bigfoot could be your neighbor?? Just a thought. 😊

  • Trina Gezzi
    Trina Gezzi Місяць тому

    I've had my own business painting and drywalling for many years and every time nothing comes out as planned! A lot depends on temperature and humidly which plays a huge part when mudding! As novices you both are fantastic, you did your homework!

  • Donna McClung
    Donna McClung Місяць тому

    Of course you ladies can do anything you set your mind to especially if there's a UAclips video for you to watch. I'm constantly amazed at your energy and ability to do so many difficult projects. Give yourselves a pat on the back.

  • Emily Weiss
    Emily Weiss Місяць тому +12

    Best surprise having all the girls together again! Have a great week together!

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +4

      Yes!! 💛💛 thank you Emily

  • Maia Toscanini
    Maia Toscanini Місяць тому

    You make me want to live off grid soooooooooo badly!!! You make everything fun!!!

  • Jeff R
    Jeff R Місяць тому

    Love you guys! This was such a fun vid to watch. Drywall is very hard especially ceilings. Whatever you do don't paint your ceilings with high gloss paint. It shows every imperfection in your mudding. Peeps in the wood. I would encourage friends to never do this wo a warning that they are coming. Seriously, this could get dangerous in either you think it's them again but it's not, or it is them and you don't think is. And yes, working on house projects with friends is way better than just working by yourself or with your partner. As my Dad used to say, "Many hands make for light work."

  • Brenda Bown
    Brenda Bown Місяць тому +1

    Awesome video again that inspires me to not throw in the towel when projects fail at first ... thank you!! I love how you work to keep a positive attitude, support each other while teasing with good humor ... and the results turn out beautiful! I was terrified, and then so happy right along with you when Tal and Mads surprised you!! What perfect timing they had to help boost your spirits and to help with finishing the room they are staying in ... perfect!!

  • Jim Henderson
    Jim Henderson Місяць тому

    I can't imagine anyone else I would watch drywalling a room! I mean nobody! But as usual, watching you two drywall is a hoot.

  • cherie
    cherie Місяць тому

    You two are awesome!! I used to help an ex on drywall jobs. My favorite was mud and tape. A trick I did was not to apply first coat of mud too thick and when applying the tape, get the one end started and while running the tape, run the scraper down it as you go. This helps to smooth and push out air bubbles. Good luck!! Hugs to the pups!!🌝🌝

  • Cathy
    Cathy Місяць тому +6

    Awwww! I love following the 4 of you, ladies! So much fun and so much laughing!

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +2

      Hey Cathy, we are happy to have you in our pack. Fun and laughter create a happier place, so we choose happy! See you next Sunday!💛🐾

  • Witch
    Witch Місяць тому +1

    Thank you for another great video, you all rock!!!
    Subscribed to Tal And Mads💀
    Much Love🖤

  • karenbaily
    karenbaily Місяць тому

    You two are amazing! So positive! You make me smile every Sunday! Thank you for all you do! ❤️😊

  • Shannon Gibson
    Shannon Gibson Місяць тому

    Drywall is such a precise difficult job, but of course, you killed it!

  • Judith Ousley
    Judith Ousley Місяць тому

    Absolutely love watching y'all and think y'all are fantastic doing your on things 👏 thank you for sharing your life 🥰🥰🥰

  • Robert Finn
    Robert Finn Місяць тому

    What a surprise this week! I was worried for a second "Scared in the woods". I hope you guy's get some trail cams soon. I am all about safety. Love your videos every week. Keep up the great work.

  • Hollie B
    Hollie B Місяць тому +5

    My favourite part of Sundays are watching you two ❤️

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому +1

      Well Hollie, wow thank you for such a huge compliment. Happy to have you in our pack.💛🐾

  • M-P Joanis
    M-P Joanis Місяць тому

    You are awesome both of you! Such a real pleasure to watch you every week and follow what's next as you can tackle any job!! You are the magic and we see it happen as that cabin is shaping up like no others! :) Big Hugz to both! Have a great week! Cheers

  • Tallison Greenman
    Tallison Greenman Місяць тому

    That was so much fun! Dry wall gets so much easier as you go. Dry wall mud shrinks quite a bit. Two coats plus the finish coat! Put less on so you don't have to really sand so much. Big hugs!

  • Stacy Broussard
    Stacy Broussard Місяць тому

    Van Wives Crushing it once again! Nice Job LADIES❤️

  • Norman Villefort
    Norman Villefort Місяць тому

    Tip: You can also prevent the bubbles by pre-soaking the tape in just tap water. 😊

  • K Taylor
    K Taylor Місяць тому

    You’ll do great with the drywall. And learn along the way. You two are badass!

  • Mandalee Milly
    Mandalee Milly Місяць тому +15

    Drywall finishing is an art form. It takes practice. Just keep in mind that the more mud you use the more sanding you’ll have to do. I think you did a great job! You’ll be able to start a construction company by the time you finish the cabin lol!

  • oilstone1823
    oilstone1823 Місяць тому

    A suggestion for when you do the next room, you probably should stagger the seams because otherwise it can cause a crack to go all the way across the room later

  • Tex N7
    Tex N7 Місяць тому +2

    Did y'all know that they were dropping by at some point?
    Awesome video ladies! Hope you all have a wonderful week!!🥰

  • Simon Priestman
    Simon Priestman Місяць тому

    Awesome video ladies ! nothing you girls cannot achieve ! drywall wizards for sure ! just killing it for sure > good to see Tal and Mads joining in the fun of finishing your fantastic home ! have a fun week look forward to next weeks instalment ! stay safe 😀😀😀

  • Ariel Penn
    Ariel Penn 22 дні тому

    So enjoying your videos. The drywall work looked awesome. Protect your lungs from all the dust though. Not good to inhale that stuff. Stay safe in all those crazy storms!

  • Jasper Dunord
    Jasper Dunord Місяць тому

    Hey guys, we are fairly new to your channel, but we love your funniness, your laughter and your amazing skills!! We are looking more & more to your Sundays videos!! We think you did a great job on the dry walling being it was your 1st attempt!! Cheers from fellow Canadians. After the snow that we also got, damm cold will follow(snif snif snif). Please stay stay.

  • Krissy Imel
    Krissy Imel Місяць тому +6

    Not me having happy tears when you realized it was them! What a great surprise! I seriously thought this video was planned, until I watched it all the way through! Love you girls! Thanks for another great video! ❤️

  • Stuart
    Stuart Місяць тому

    Ok, so watching you two in the past, I have every faith in you that you will accomplish what you set out to do.cheers from Vancouver Island 😊

  • Dragonfly Maternity
    Dragonfly Maternity Місяць тому

    As requested, pausing video to comment! Yasss to the drywalling, mudding, taping, sanding process! Been there, it is challenging and you guys are doing amazing 🙌🏽

  • Christopher Barber
    Christopher Barber Місяць тому

    It was good to see a little frustration as you struggled to get drywall up. It made the episode feel more authentic.

  • John Garforth
    John Garforth Місяць тому

    Well done! Everything you do is inspirational. Drywall paper tape is a pain, the fibreglass sticky mesh tape has reduced my taping and mudding to a minimal stressor, goes on easy and stays put.

  • Dream 2be
    Dream 2be Місяць тому

    You all are magic, love you. My ex was a drywaller/taper. You got this.

  • mary curry
    mary curry Місяць тому +3

    You two will figure it out you always do. So happy to see you both and the girls, thanks for making my Sunday you are my sunshine in these cold days, yes even in California. Be safe❤

  • Alex Reith
    Alex Reith Місяць тому

    I'm pretty sure that drywall taping & mudding gave me carpal tunnel. I haven't finished the video yet, but a tip that saved me a lot of problems was that you can use a damp sponge mop to "sand" the seams. It's not going to work best in every situation, but the dust is insidious and anything you can do to keep down the dust is worth it. Also I learned that it can be really tricky to tell whether your seams are actually flat and not noticeably bulging until you put paint on because the paint will reflect light in a way that joint compound doesn't. My first room had noticeable seams in the end that weren't at all obvious before I painted.

  • Andrew
    Andrew Місяць тому

    You’ve inspired me to go tape and plaster my bathroom and bedroom ceilings. I’ve been staring up at bare plasterboard and screws for oohh ten years? 😂

  • C.L. Searles
    C.L. Searles Місяць тому

    You 2 are doing an awesome job with your home, I'm so proud of you 2👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾👍👍👍👍☕️☕️☕️☕️❤️❤️🐾🐾🐾🐾loved the surprise lol❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Nathan Brand
    Nathan Brand Місяць тому

    Great job on getting the drywall done ladies. Can't wait to see what is next. It's really all coming together very nicely. Hope you have a great week. All the best to you and yours. Good to see all the ladies back together again. Take care

  • Phil Streeter
    Phil Streeter Місяць тому

    You two are so fearless! Drywalling is not easy. Hanging drywall is pretty easy, but the finishing is definitely not easy. It's so good to see my other two favorite women, Tal & Mads! Too much fun is about to happen! Love you four, six if you include Bella & Izzy. Much love! ❤

    • Vanwives
      Vanwives  Місяць тому

      Hey Phil, Bella and Izzy are always included with us! 💛🐾 Always so much laughter and fun with our besties, Tal and Mads. See you next Sunday. 🌞

  • RichRemedy
    RichRemedy Місяць тому +8

    Congratulations on your hard work! Your dedication and persistence have paid off and the results are truly impressive. Keep up the amazing work, your determination is truly inspiring.

  • Lance Smith
    Lance Smith Місяць тому

    Former Nova Scotian now living out west. NS is full of theft and crime unfortunately, especially in isolated areas like such. I would definitely recommend investing in a fancy security system JUST in case.
    Otherwise, keep up the amazing work!
    These videos really help fill the void of missing home.

  • Julie Holcombe
    Julie Holcombe Місяць тому

    The title had me terrified for y'all! 😳 Thank goodness it wasn't really a creepy stalker person! I know y'all can tackle the taping and floating...if at first you don't succeed! ❤️

  • Amanda Chambers
    Amanda Chambers Місяць тому

    I think if any amateurs have a chance of doing drywall well, it is def you guys!! You guys figure everything out!!

  • Paul Andreassen
    Paul Andreassen Місяць тому +3

    You didn’t fail, you just learned how not to tape and mud drywall. I have complete confidence in you two, after all look at what you’ve accomplished already.