I'm participating in the Link-up event which airs for the next 5 consecutive Thursdays, so for goodness sake please come back to check in on my progress! I need your feedback and encouragement! Mostly because of this ridiculousness:
Enter aforementioned hall bath in its current state.
As you can see it's crying out for help. In a big way. Those walls. They look like this because a few weeks ago I spent hours stripping off the top layer of wallpaper only to find ANOTHER layer of old wallpaper combined with unsized skim coated sheet rock in other areas. Holy. Wallpaper. Hell.
This is what happened where the wallpaper was applied to a skim coat of bare sheet rock mud.
It totally damaged the sheet rock underneath. I know what you're thinking. "Thank goodness you have that pretty mirror". True, but a lot of hard work needs to happen before we can revel in the goodness of the mirror.
And rather than do up an inspiration board, I'm going to drag you down this road with me one post at a time because some decisions have yet to be made.
Before you go, let's have a look at some bathrooms that are inspiring my little makeover shall we??
Yes, there will be wallpaper in the damask category. And it's super gorgeous because that's what Brunschwig & Fils does. I gave you a sneak peek here.
And no ORC makeover of mine would be complete without repurpose-ing a piece or two of vintage furniture.
This is so gorgeous it takes my breath away. And it makes me wish I had been born with the "understated" gene. But let's not kid ourselves. We're more likely to see something with more color, pattern and layers.
and I'm okay with that.
So, same time next Thursday???
You can find links to all of the other participants on Linda's (our hostess and mistress of ceremonies) blog here. And in case you missed the ORC participants that posted yesterday, find those links here. Hours of entertainment. Literally.
PS. I'll likely be posting little updates on my Instagram feed so let's buddy up.