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Since deciding to join the $100 Room Makeover challenge hosted by Erin over at Lemons, Lavender, and Laundry, I have been scouring the internet for some inspiration. In case you missed my previous post, the $100 Room Makeover challenge is where you give a room in your home a little makeover with $100 and you have one month to complete it.
I actually started the challenge a little late as we are already in week two! EEEKKK!
As soon as I heard about the challenge, I knew that I wanted to tackle the half bathroom in our home. It is a super small space and I have been dreaming about giving it a dramatic makeover for a while now.
By dramatic makeover, I mean I wanted to go for something completely different than the rest of my home. If you have been following me for a while, you know that I am in the process of painting most of my interior walls "Natural Grey" by Behr. But in this room, I wanted to go dark. Really dark.
So this week I have been busy selecting the paint color and painting the space so that I can get to the fun part of decorating!
Before I tell you the color of paint that I selected, let me show you some of my inspiration:
The more I searched for inspiration, the more I was convinced I needed to paint the powder room navy blue. Now this was no small feat because I had to convince my hubby that it wouldn't make the space too dark. After showing him a couple of million pictures of my inspiration, he finally caved and I purchased a gallon of "Very Navy" by Behr from Home Depot in an eggshell finish that very same day!
I absolutely love how this color looks in the space. It really makes the whites POP without making the room feel dark and small. No sneak peaks this week as I am still in the process of finishing up painting!
So now that the walls are mostly painted, I get to concentrate on the good stuff. The accessories!
I have plans for repurposing the shelves on the left to help decorate and provide storage above the toilet. These shelves previously lived in my dining room but I recently replaced them with a plate gallery wall, so they have just been sitting in my closet! I think the wood will help add warmth and color to the space against the navy blue walls.
I also have plans for the biggest wall in the room to add a gallery wall. I found this awesome frame set from Amazon that I think will work great. I like that the matting is white so that it will help keep the space light. And the best part is that the entire set is $33.98! I am on the hunt now for some free printables to bring some quirkiness into the space with the pictures.
Gallery Wall Picture Frame Set: $33.98
I have spent a total of $64.96 which leaves me with $35.04 to hopefully add some fun accessories and towels!
For next week:
I have a couple of DIY's that I want to get done, so it is going to be a busy one for me! I will be tackling the mirror and the light fixture. So excited to share more of the space with you next week!
In case you missed it, here are previous week updates:
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