Welcome to the final week of the One Room Challenge and I’m excited to share with everyone the final reveal of my simple and modern laundry room makeover. #oneroomchallenge #bhgorc
Sometimes I just need a little push, or motivation, to tackle a design project. Especially if it is a room in our house that is a working room like my laundry room or kitchen. I’m still avoiding the kitchen for now. It is not lack of inspiration for the project, but because updating a particular room also disrupts your routine and lifestyle. That is exactly why I choose to update my laundry room in this round of the One Room Challenge. I knew the challenge was the motivation I needed to get this room done!
If you have followed me during the last six weeks, you will remember that this room started out as a very cluttered, disorganized, and very peachy colored room.
Six weeks later!
Our first biggest challenge was removing the popcorn ceiling and creating a new smooth surface ceiling. We also installed a new LED light fixture that has really brighten this room up.
We were not expecting to struggle with the selection of the right shade of gray paint color. In the end we found the exact shade that we were looking for from Behr called White Metal.
Fun and whimsical wall decals.
I actually enjoyed the process of putting up the wall decals. It has created a fun and whimsical focal wall for the room that is perfect for the tree lined view from the window.
The art and accessories were kept to a minimal because this is a working room in the house. I just loved the large artwork from Hobby Lobby of my son’s favorite bible verse for the long wall and it was the perfect size for over the folding table.
We were able to repurpose a beloved handmade piece of furniture for this project.
This table has a long history of it’s own for our family. I purchased it from a thrift store going out of business in 2002. It was hand made by an older gentleman and is made mostly with wood pegs and was distressed before farmhouse style was even a thought. Several friends have asked to buy it from us if I ever decide to get rid of it. Not only has this table been a kitchen island for our former home, but has served as a buffet table, craft table, and is a display table for a lot of my blogger projects.
It needed a new purpose and place in our home after being displaced in the dining room, and it is the perfect height for a folding table. I love that I can continue to find a use for this handmade piece.
After the original utility sink developed a crack in it, we didn’t have a large utility sink for years while we waited to work on this room.
The room came out so nice and organized that I almost hate to bring back in the laundry piles. At least now I have a brighter and fun room to enjoy while taking care of one of life’s necessities – laundry.