Hello and welcome to the second week of the One Room Challenge Linking Event hosted by the ever-fabulous Linda of Calling it Home. I'm so glad that you agreed to a second date! If you have no idea what I'm talking about, you can catch up here.
So this week was all about demo. No prettiness happening, just lots of hard work. I'd like to say that I burned off a bunch of calories demoing the closet in the laundry room, but I quickly replaced what I did burn off with beverages of the adult variety. Now I totally get why construction workers drink beer!
I started by clearing out the crap that I had stored in there and removing the shelving that was installed by the stupid builder.
Then I got started on demoing the wall. It was so. much. fun.
And after a few hours and the removal of the studs, I have this...
And, just as I feared, there was no tile beneath the closet walls. So, this week I have been trying to decide if I can find a similar craptastic tile to replace those that are missing/cut or replace the flooring altogether with a laminate wood. Decisions, decisions.
For the hallway, I am still debating on paint color. I *finally* finished painting my dining-room-turned-office the raspberry color and I. Love. It. (sidenote: did I tell you why I started painting my dining room a few days prior to the start of the ORC? No, not because I'm insane...Because I am hosting Bunco at my house tonight. Yes, for that reason alone, I felt compelled to paint. Wait, maybe I am insane.)
I have decided to continue the wainscoting from the dining-room-turned-office into that hallway rather than doing a board and batten treatment. My struggle is whether I should continue the same white (Behr Parchment Paper) or go bold from the moulding down with a turquoise. This paper is what is going above the moulding in the hallway.
In other hall-related news, I was cleaning out the
It's pretty boring as is, but I have plans to make it amazing. For sneak peeks follow me on Instagram (houseofpemberley).
Also, be sure to check out all of the other talented linking-up-folks here and the One Room Challenge folks here.