Thursday, October 20, 2016

One Room Challenge / the laundry room week 3

A lot has happened on our One Room Challenge laundry room makeover this week! Its fun to start seeing it coming together and this update will be more of a bullet point post with details on all the different projects we are working on. 
If you are just catching up, we are redoing our laundry room in 6 short weeks as part of Linda (from Calling it Home) Guest Participant's One Room Challenge. Head to this post for an introduction of the laundry room, including before shots of the room with the open instead of a wall we lived with for a year. Last week's update includes a detailed floor plan, see that post here
- I've been collecting lots of little pretties for the room and I'm so impatient to get styling. I got the ship wood prints from a local antique store, the basket is from Home Goods and the antique washer board which I can't wait to hang on the wall is from a local antique store that is housed in an old prison. The amber vase is from the Target Dollar aisle and the marble obelisk I'm obsessed with is a lucky score from tjmaxx  #colddeadfingers. The hooks were a favorite find of mine- I was seriously considering shelling out $18 a piece for these hooks from Anthropologie when I found these from Hobby Lobby for $5 each. They seriously look identical.  

-We went from this...
to this!

I still can't believe it! 

-The color is brewster grey from Benjamin Moore- its the color of our old master bedroom and its one of my favorite colors eva. 

- The light got hung! We did the same ones we DIY'd in our kitchen (this post has the info about the DIY- and lots of before pictures of the kitchen too!) I did have a little bit of a freakout moment about the lighting because the flush mount is filtered and doesn't give out a ton of light. I wanted filtered because the ceilings are so low I felt like exposed bright bulbs would be too harsh. Sooo we ordered a couple sconces for the walls which I had been wanting in here anyhow so #winwin. 

- This is a peek at one of my favorite DIY's in progress- I'll report back once its finished!

-So this next week is all about shelving and countertops. Luke has been working on cutting out the butcher block and we got the boards for the shelves so hopefully I'll have a good progress report next week. Also I've been posting details and the progress of a lot of our projects on instagram and insta stories so feel free to follow along (acreativedayblog). 

16 comments:

  1. it's looking so good! i love all your styling items too. this is gonna be awesome!

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    1. I can't wait!! Just trying to wait patiently haha

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  2. oh this is looking so great! love the colors, tile and sailboats!

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  3. The floor! The floor! It's looking GORGEOUS!

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  4. Yes! That floor. Swoon! Very curious about the little sun pattern.

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    1. Its going to be so fun! I'm using it to make a cover for my electrical panel- :)

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  5. I have been waiting all week to see your laundry room! All hail the power of paint! Seriously swooning and can't believe it's even the same room - and it's not even reveal day yet! OOH-WEE! LOVING this transformation! What is the sun patterned paneling? I've never seen that before!

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    1. Girl thanks so much! I'm so so excited! And it's a wood patterned panel- I'm using it to make a cover for our electrical panel!

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  6. I just saw your new sconces on Instagram. Would you mind sharing where you got them? I have been looking at sconces for a few months and love the look of your.

    Also that tile is amazing!! Thank you!

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    1. I just shared the information on my insta stories! So glad you like them- I do too!

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