One Room Challenge Spring 2017 {Week Four}: And Not a Single Thing Crossed off our List!

Hello friends!

Welcome back to week four of our six week One Room Challenge renovation.

Four short weeks ago, we embarked on the journey to update our outdated powder room with loads of farmhouse style.

A Farmhouse Style Bathroom |

And where are we four weeks later?


Right in the thick of it my friends.

That part where the mess seems to spread through every inch of our house. I swear, I see nothing but dust and footprints everywhere I look. I will be SO much happier once we’ve made it through this stage and the floors actually stay clean when I vacuum them!

I’m not sure I’ve mentioned it, but in addition to making over our powder room, we’ve also decided to get a bit of work done in our mudroom while we’re at it – drywalling that wall we moved for our new family room, moving the plumbing and electrical for our washer & dryer, drywalling over the popcorn ceiling, installing new lighting and of course, levelling out and tiling the floors. Because, you know, a six week powder room gut job just wasn’t enough. Ha!

Thankfully, the end is in sight (despite how it looks).

We’ve called in the big guns (again) – I’m so very grateful that my Uncle Les has come to save the day! As I type this, he’s hard at work mudding and taping up our new walls and ceiling (along with the patchwork in our powder room) and once we’re done with all that, we’ll be moving right into tiling those floors. I can’t wait to see this gorgeous marble hex tile in our new powder room!!!

Farmhouse Powder Room Design

It’s going to pair so perfectly with the tile we plan to lay in the adjoining mudroom space.

And, just as soon as we get that tile finished up, we’ll move right into the shiplap and stencilling (find all those details in our design plans here). Be sure to follow along on Instagram for all sorts of sneak peeks!

I can’t believe we’re already four weeks in and here we are without a single thing crossed off our list!!!

– install new pocket door barn door
tile bathroom floor
stencil walls
– add planked walls and paint
replace trim
install new vanity
– install faucet, towel and toilet tissue holders
– install new toilet
install new lighting
– decorate!

I know there’s still SO much to work through, but I’m still more hopeful than ever that we’ll find a way to pull this all off in time!!!

Thank goodness we’ve teamed up with some AHHHHHMAZING companies as we take on this crazy renovation! Sending out SUCH a big thank you to the following companies for sponsoring this makeover (and making it so easy to recommend them and their fabulous products!).

Big thanks to our official sponsors

The Builder Depot
Royal Design Studio Stencils
Delta Canada | BuildDirect |


Now, don’t forget to check out the other One Room Challenge Makeovers – there’s A TON of talent to see my friends!

Follow along with our six week renovation progress:


And don’t forget to check out the reveal

Farmhouse Powder Room |

You might also want to check out our other One Room Challenge makeovers below…


And finally, you can find my DIY stencil art that we put to work in the space here
Whether you're looking for some inexpensive art to fill that empty wall space, or you'd just really like the ability to customize the size and colours of your artwork, look no further my friends ... this DIY stencil art was SO simple & inexpensive to make and you'll love being able to create exactly what you're looking for!

Wishing you SUCH a lovely day!

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26 thoughts on “One Room Challenge Spring 2017 {Week Four}: And Not a Single Thing Crossed off our List!

  1. It’s going to be stunning! I adore the marble tile you chose. I’ve considered something similar in my master bath room, whenever we get to that renovation. I can’t wait to see everything come together!

  2. You defiantly have your hands full with this project! Hopefully you guys got over the hump and everything will quickly fall into place now. I love the tile choices you have made, can’t wait to see how this space turns out.

  3. Kristi, I am feeling the same way as all the contents of both bathrooms are spread out around the house. 🙂 That hexagon tile is beautiful! I know this bathroom will be just as beautiful as your last ORC bathroom and the mud room! I’ve always wanted a mud room/laundry room. Can’t wait for reveal day my friend! XOXO, Sarah

  4. I can’t wait to see it all done! It seems like a long ways away, but all that behind the scenes stuff takes soooo long! Just ask my Master Bathroom Renovation… lol. Looks great do far!

  5. Hi Kristi, Love your work! Do you mind telling me what wood product you used for the shiplap look in the bathroom? and where you purchased it? I was planning on doing our bathroom but have had no luck finding the right height of planks ( looking for 6″ or 8″ height) and so far only found MDF( which wouldn’t be good for a bathroom) Hope you can help. Thanks

    1. Thanks so much Lisa! We actually used a primed hardboard and had Home Depot cut it into 8″ planks. We’ve also found 6″ pine planks at most hardware stores (we used them in our son’s room and family room), if you’re looking for a more authentic tongue and groove, or if you’d like an even wider look, a thin plywood cut into strips would work perfectly too. Hope this helps!

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