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One Room Challenge: Laundry Room (Week 4)


Last week I said I needed to make some decisions this week, right? Well decisions have been made!

First up: the rug. Remember back in Week 1 when I couldn’t decide between the floral rug and the lemon wallpaper? Well, I always had my heart set on the Lovely Lemons wallpaper from Walls Need Love, and when it turned out that the floral rug was wool and would shed bright yellow bits all over the laundry room for several months, I knew my gut instinct was right: LEMONS!

So here is my final mood board for what the room will include:

We are still going ahead and making the cabinet doors ourselves and painting them with Fusion Mineral Paint. The countertops will also be a DIY project and we’re finishing those off with Fusion’s Hemp Oil Wood Finish, which I also use for my kitchen island and wood cutting boards because it’s completely food safe and free of chemicals! We’re getting materials for the doors and 2×6’s for the countertops from The Home Depot. I’ll have a full tutorial on how we’re doing them for you guys!


I’m super excited to install our Walls Need Love wallpaper, and I’ll be matching the paint colour to the blush in the paper, so that saves me having to buy any more samples of paint!

The rug I chose is the Maui Jute rug from Rugs USA. I love the texture and the white totally drew me in, since this room is getting a lot more colour than I’m used to!

The Blanco IKON sink is basically the sink of my dreams, and I am SO. EXCITED. to see this in the laundry room! The faucet is the Blanco Culina Mini, and I love that it’s both functional and beautiful, and the stainless steel mean less water marks!

The laundry sorter and a few other accessories are coming from Wayfair, and I’ll be getting some faux florals and that cute face vase from Afloral.


I could say the room is coming together, but I don’t want to jinx myself!

You can catch all of the behind the scenes on Instagram stories – and as always, those come with a dose of toddlers because they’re cute. And they’re everywhere. 

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  • Reply arielgarneau

    love it all! You know me, I’m a fan of colour <3

    April 26, 2017 at 10:05 pm
    • Reply Thalita

      I’m SO excited to have colour in this room!!!

      April 27, 2017 at 4:57 pm
  • Reply dannyellenicolle

    It looks so good! Can’t wait to see it all come together. You’ve got me all dreamy about laundry room makeovers now, maybe next ORC, haha.

    April 27, 2017 at 9:03 am
    • Reply Thalita

      Thanks, Dannyelle!!! And hey, there’s ALWAYS the next one! I’m already dreaming up a mudroom Haha

      April 27, 2017 at 5:01 pm
  • Reply Marcie Millholland

    That lemon wallpaper!! I’m in love with it. Can’t wait to see it all pulled together!

    April 27, 2017 at 9:34 am
  • Reply Emy

    Yay for lemons! I can’t wait to see them!

    April 27, 2017 at 9:45 am
    • Reply Thalita

      I’m SO EXCITED for lemons ?

      April 27, 2017 at 5:02 pm
  • Reply Kristi

    That wallpaper is going to be SO fun in the space! Can’t wait to see it all come together!

    April 27, 2017 at 12:21 pm
    • Reply Thalita

      Thanks, Kristi!!! I’m so looking forward to it!

      April 27, 2017 at 5:05 pm
  • Reply Cassie Bustamante

    that paper is going to be so awesome in that space! way to make decisions!

    April 27, 2017 at 1:45 pm
    • Reply Thalita

      Haha finally!!!! And thank you!

      April 27, 2017 at 5:05 pm
  • Reply Laurie @ VinYet Etc.

    It’s going to be deadly, I can’t wait to see it all together!

    April 27, 2017 at 2:10 pm
    • Reply Thalita

      Thanks, girlfriend!!!! Now to do ALL of the work ?

      April 27, 2017 at 5:06 pm
  • Reply Jessica Vanderveen

    I love that wallpaper, it looks so happy!

    April 27, 2017 at 2:15 pm
    • Reply Thalita

      That’s why I fell in love with it!!! :)

      April 27, 2017 at 5:06 pm
  • Reply Sarah @ Making Joy and Pretty Things

    So happy you picked the lemons!! Can’t wait to see it all come together

    April 27, 2017 at 4:51 pm
  • Reply Jessica

    This is going to looks so good!

    April 30, 2017 at 6:44 am
  • Reply diypassion

    So sure I’ve already said it – but I’m going to say it again … girl – I LOVE your Lemons! :P This vibe in this space is awesome. I really love the muted colours with the pop of yellow!

    May 1, 2017 at 6:46 pm
    • Reply Thalita

      BAHAHAHA That’s amazing. And thank you!

      May 1, 2017 at 7:17 pm

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