Cover Make Over – Week 2 – The Money Pit

Money Pit PosterThis week’s cover makeover is a movie;  1986’s The Money Pit, starring Tom Hanks and Shelly Long. It came to my mind after house renovations this past week, I was lucky I didn’t have to face any of these dilemmas, but any renovations are painful and I’ve done a lot over that last 25+ years; 3 bathrooms, 2 laundries, 2 kitchens, re trussing a roof to move load bearing walls, floors, concreting, gardens………you name it. But it is always so exciting to see it all finally done.

So if you have never seen this movie, or it’s been a while, go check it out, it is really very funny.

Synopsis – 

Walter Fielding and Anna Crowley have to start looking for a new house- but there’s not much they can afford! This soon changes when they meet a lonely old con artist who sells them a beautiful mansion at a ridiculously low price. Only there’s a catch. The second they move into the house it falls apart, starting with the stairway collapsing to the bathtub falling through the floor to eventually the chimney falling into the house! Finally, they have to renovate the house before the frame collapses but the renovations also prove to be a disaster.

Julie Powell_ Money Pit

So please join me in Cover Make Over and don’t forget to tag #CoverMakeOver. I will do a post next week and a round up of the various covers. I do hope you all join in.