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Laundry Room Update: $100 Room Challenge

$100 Room Challenge: Vicki's Bathroom Makeover

Welcome to Week 2 of the $100 Room Challenge! Kristen is making over her laundry room for the month of January with only $100 as the budget! If you missed the first post where we shared inspirational photos and the (very long) to-do list you can visit it by clicking below.

Week 1 / Week 2 (you are here) / Week 3 / Week 4 / Week 5

Unfortunately we don’t have a ton of progress to show you this week. We had a bit of a family crisis a few days ago concerning Kristen’s grandma (Vicki’s mom) and it has been rough. If you would like to send some prayers our way for our family, they would be greatly appreciated 🙂

But we did get started on painting the cabinets above the washer and dryer. We have painted cabinets multiple times in the past and knew exactly what to do.

The doors and the corresponding hardware was taken off the cabinet frame first. We already had primer on hand so no budget was used for that. We got the frames primed and started on the wall where the shiplap will be.

We also have white paint leftover from Kristen’s Kitchen Makeover which is absolutely perfect! Again, no budget needed for paint and it will perfectly match the kitchen cabinets!

(If you need tips on how to paint cabinets see our post HERE)

Kristen and her husband did get some time to run and get all the building materials that is needed for the makeover. And whoa! They didn’t really have a penny to spare! Luckily Menards was running their 11% rebate when we went, so we were able to save a little bit and stay in budget!

We are hoping to get to more of the makeover for next week, we still have a lot to do! But we will see how it goes. Thank you for being patient with us on this one everyone!

Good news though – I have a plan for the utility sink! (And it’s going to be pretty cool!) More to come on that later 😉


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13 Comments

  • Reply
    Patti
    January 10, 2018 at 11:02 am

    Oooo I’m super curious about the utility sink. It’s always such an eyesore. (at least in my house)

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      Kristen & Vicki
      January 11, 2018 at 4:28 pm

      It’s definitely an eyesore in our house too! We are going to try our hand at making it look like a built in cabinet

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    ashley@biggerthanthethreeofus
    January 11, 2018 at 10:20 am

    Hope the family crisis turns around and you have a better week next week.

    • Reply
      Kristen & Vicki
      January 11, 2018 at 4:27 pm

      Thank you so much Ashley! It is looking up from here!

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    Meredith @ The Palette Muse
    January 11, 2018 at 11:33 am

    Praying for your family, and can’t wait to see what you do with that sink!

    • Reply
      Kristen & Vicki
      January 11, 2018 at 4:27 pm

      Thank you so much Meredith. We are going to try our hands at making it look like a built in cabinet!

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    Emy
    January 11, 2018 at 4:25 pm

    The cabinets are going to look fantastic painted!

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    Roxanne
    January 11, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    Sending prayers! We are having a rough time over here also with my mother in law facing some serious health issues, not the best way to start off the new year.

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    Leigh at Little by Little Farmhouse
    January 12, 2018 at 8:26 am

    Oh, no, prayers for Grandma! ♥ For what you had going on, great job with what you did accomplish!

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    Wendy
    January 13, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    Sending prayers your way! And I can’t wait to see what you do with the utility sink?!

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    STEPHANIE ABBOTT
    January 15, 2018 at 1:31 pm

    I hope things calm down a bit and you have time to relax and work on your Laundry Room this week. Thanks for sharing at our link party.

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    Erin- Lemons, Lavender, & Laundry
    January 16, 2018 at 10:01 am

    Prayers for your family!

  • Reply
    Tracy
    January 17, 2018 at 8:44 am

    Thinking of you!

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