Saturday, November 14, 2015

One Room Challenge - Room Reveal!

Wow! 6 weeks sure can fly by! I thought tackling a powder room for the One Room Challenge would be easy breezy. I got it done, but two days past deadline. The reason? I didn't order two key items in time. Next time I won't wait too long to purchase things I know I want in the room.

I'm so glad I tackled this room. Even though its a tiny space, nearly every guest to our home sees it.  As a reminder, here's what I started with:



This is one of the only rooms in the house we did not have painted before we moved in. Because its such a small space, I wanted to do something really fun with it - like paint it black! Here's the original  plan. 

I stuck with most of my original plans, but made a few adjustments to make the project a little bit more budget friendly. 

I'm so happy with the new space! Its dark, fun, and kinda sexy. 

I love the cabinet color. The pulls are a little bigger than what I expected, but I do like them. The counter top looks great in pictures, but I'm not happy with it IRL. It looks painted. So much for self leveling paint. I can live with it, but we'll probably replace it with a quartz counter top.  
The Rock, Paper, Scissors print was worth waiting for. 
Most of the gallery wall art is stuff I had or stuff I made. I found the arrow at a funky store last week. I painted it with gold leaf paint. 


The mirror and sconces are another of my favorite elements. They look great together. 
Sources/Cost break down: 

Paint (Total = $125) 
Benjamin Moore Advance Quart (Black Satin - Gloss) - $20
Benjamin Moore Gallon Aura (Midnight - Flat) - $70 
Annie Sloane Quart (Emperor's Silk)  - $35

Lighting ($122) 
Sconces - $108 (including shipping) for 2
Gold Dipped Bulbs - Bulbrite Half Gold, Medium Base
 - $14 for 2

Hardware (Total = $83) 
Cabinet Pulls - $36 (including shipping) for 2
TP Holder - $32
Hook for Hand Towel - $15 (including shipping)

Accessories ($49) 
Mirror - Goodwill $20
Rug - $25
Trash Can  - Thrifted $4

Art ($112)
Rock Paper Scissors Print - $70 (includes shipping) 
Japanese Wood Block Prints - Already owned
Love and Arrows - Made (frame $12) 
Gold Arrow ($15 for arrow $5 for gold leaf kit) 
Misc Art (Made or already owned) 

Window ($23)
Fabric (1 yard = $18) 
Fabric Liner - $0 Used a Scrap 
Tension Rod - $5

-$30




7 comments:

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

oooh this looks awesome! i am thinking of painting my own bathroom black as well and love this!

kcinteriors said...

This looks fantastic!! I love the gallery wall and that bit of red. Those roman shades are perfect!

mollie's mom said...

Fantastic space. ( I have a black room!) I think the gallery wall and all of your elements work so well together. Great job!!

Corinna | A Designer At Home said...

Loooove! It IS sexy!

rachelelise52 said...

I love the way this turned out! It IS sexy and glamorous...never thought I'd say that about a bathroom. :) The bold black with the pops of red make such a statement, and that rock, paper, scissors print is super cute.

Rachel@TrailerTrashTreasureTrove

Erin @ The Organized Life said...

I just love what you did in here. (I did a powder room last ORC thinking that because the space was small, it'd be easy... joke's on me!). I love that you went black and played it up with red and a fun gallery wall. Great job!

SHERRY HART said...

I had to look twice to make sure that it was the same room!!! Love the black and the lights! You did a fantastic job on this makeover!

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