$75 DIY Powder Room (and Pantry!) Update: One Room Challenge Week 3 | Homespun by Laura | Painting a linoleum floor with Cutting Edge "Augusta" stencil: The After

$75 DIY Powder Room Update – One Room Challenge Week 4

In Week 4 of my $75 One Room Challenge, I finally pulled out my wallet to purchase supplies and materials.  I spent nearly all my budget this week, but it went a long way in making a difference in the room.  The floor and light fixture both got a makeover that brought them into this century!

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$75 DIY Powder Room (and Pantry!) Update: One Room Challenge Week 3 | Homespun by Laura | Transforming a half bathroom from floor to ceiling with paint and persistence

$75 DIY Powder Room Update – One Room Challenge Week 3

Week three of the one room challenge saw another free change in the form of paint.  The ceiling, walls, and trim all got a few coats of paint, and combined with the painted vanity and hardware, the room is starting to come together!!

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$75 DIY Powder Room (and Pantry!) Update: One Room Challenge Week 2 | Homespun by Laura | DIY vanity update

$75 DIY Powder Room Update – One Room Challenge Week 2

I’m back this week with progress in our blank slate of a powder room.  My goal for week 2 of the one room challenge was to paint the vanity cabinets and hardware, towel and toilet paper holders, and doorknobs.  Today I’m sharing my (Free!) DIY vanity update.

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The $75 Powder Room Update: One Room Challenge Week 1 | Homespun by Laura

$75 DIY Powder Room Update – One Room Challenge Week 1

With a little bit of paint and perseverance – and $75 – I’m tackling a long-overdue DIY powder room update!  My goal is to completely transform our 1980s downstairs bathroom with a floor-to-ceiling makeover during this fall’s One Room Challenge.

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DIY Copper + Wood Laptop Stand | Homespun by Laura | Make more space on your desk! How to build a space-saving shelf for laptop from copper tubing and a piece of scrap wood.

DIY Copper + Wood Laptop Stand

In my One Room Challenge reveal post earlier this month, I shared the new stand I made to go over my laptop and clear up space on my desk.  Today, I’m sharing the steps I took to make it so you can make something similar for your own purposes. Continue reading

One Room Challenge Office + Sewing Room Reveal | Homespun by Laura

Spring One Room Challenge: Week 6

Wow!  Week 6 of the One Room Challenge is here!  I can’t tell you how excited I am about the condition of this room.  Since we moved into our house in 2009, it has seen various stages of mess and progress, but only in the past 6 weeks have the most major changes taken place.  It looks and feels like a completely different room today than it did 6 weeks ago – without any construction or major financial investment. Continue reading

One Room Challenge Week 5 - decluttering | Homespun by Laura

Spring One Room Challenge: Week 5

Wow, Week 5 got here fast!  That means there’s only one more week left before I finally finish up this nearly two-year long project!  To catch up anyone who’s new, I’m in the final stretch of transforming a space that used to be a hoarder’s dream into a useable office space.  I made huge progress the first time I participated in the One Room Challenge in 2015, but there was more to be done.  Continue reading

One Room Challenge Week 4 - Decluttering and Organizing | Homespun by Laura

Spring One Room Challenge Week 4

This week’s focus has been on two areas:  Decluttering and Organizing.  The room both looks and feels very different after this week’s effort, and I’m pleased with the amount of things I’ve gotten rid of and the more organized look of the shelves.  It’s still a work in progress, so when you see the pictures you’ll probably think I’ve lost my mind.  You’ll just have to trust me.  Continue reading