Mud Room Renovation Reveal

Mud Room Renovation Reveal

"Okay, it's time." "You can do this." "It's just for a day, then things can go back to normal." These were the encouraging words I kept telling myself when preparing for this room renovation reveal. Why? Because it's the Mud Room. The room we enter through after being outside and dirty all day. The room we lock the dogs in when we're too lazy to clean them. The room we use as overflow storage. The room that has a never ending pile of laundry next to the washer. So, as you can imagine, the thought of getting this room photo-worthy was daunting to say the least. It meant I had to clean up our 'real-life' clutter and present it as a tidy and organized space. Trust me, I tried to photograph it 'as-is' and those pictures were less than appealing. I learned long ago I'm no June Clever when it comes to being a domesticated house wife.

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Mud Room Update

Mud Room Update

We've been making some major progress with the Mud Room lately. I'd like to call it 95% complete. But I guess I never can consider a room fully done considering I live my life in a constant state of re-decorating our home. I have a couple creative ideas I want to do with wall decor in this room, and there are a couple cosmetic issues I want to fix, but we're getting there! As for the full Mud Room reveal, that's a different story. The thought of having the entire Mud Room clean and photo-worthy sounds a bit daunting! So, I guess I'll continue down my path of showing off the room corner by corner. 

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Mud Room Storage Lockers

Mud Room Storage Lockers

It seems like it's been awhile since I've given you a lake house update...so here it is! We are wrapping up another round of renovations, and included in this round was the mud room. We waited until the end to refinish this room because with all the chaos going on in the rest of the house, it was nice to have a 'dumping ground' for our stuff we hadn't yet found an official spot for. I was actually a bit apprehensive to redo this room because that meant I may actually have to get organized (yikes)! However, now that it is nearing completion, I am so thrilled with the way it turned out that I am actually excited to get organized and make the room 'pretty'. Because lets be honest, decorating is the best part! There are still a couple finishing touches yet to be completed, however I want to share with you the custom storage lockers. I know I'm starting to sound a bit like a broken record when I say this, but a final reveal of the entire room is coming soon! As for now, here's a teaser of just one corner.

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