As most of you know, we are finishing our farmhouse one room at a time. This past week we finished the laundry room.
And I could not be more thrilled with how perfectly it turned out.
Enter my little pink, glittery kingdom…
And prepare to feel totally girly
I know that over the years I am going to be spending many hours in this little room, so I wanted to make it a place of comfort and joy. And to this city girl turned country, nothing says that like pink, gold and whole lot of glitter.
Finding gold pieces for this room wasn’t hard, but it was finding the right pieces that took some time and searching. Luckily for me, good old Hobby Lobby had most of what I was looking for.
The hardest thing to find for this room were the countertops. I looked countless places for the perfect surface texture and design, but I couldn’t find exactly what I was looking for.
Distraught one day at Home Depot, I looked at my husband and he stopped in the middle of the isle and told me he would build me the countertops of my dreams.
No really. I cried when he told me he would make them and I cried when he installed them. They are perfect and I couldn’t be more pleased or proud of how they turned out.
He ended up making butcher block countertops, giving them a couple of coats of paint, let me glitter them to my heart’s content, did some sanding and sealed them with polyurethane.
The sink was pretty tricky. But my husband is trickier.
As much as I wanted a large sink for soaking and rinsing garments, I also wanted to utilize all of the counter space that I had in the room. So Eric made what I like to call a “peek-a-boo” sink cover.
Here are a few of the other pieces in the room that make it so warm and relaxing for me.
Note to self: wrought iron combined with gold glitter paint makes for a gorgeous finish!
Lovely grey tile
As many times as I tried to take a good picture, it just never took. But if you look closely, you can see two sets of tiny handprints on the wall. We had the girls put their hands there while we were painting last February.
I always want to remember how small they were when we moved here. And I always want to remember to do little things, like laundry, with GREAT love.
I hope you’ve enjoyed a tour of my girly laundry room.
May your loads be washed in grace and folded in love 🙂