ORC Reveal: Classic Master Bathroom

ORC Reveal: Classic Master Bathroom

It's Sunday night, almost 10 pm CST, exactly one hour before the One Room Challenge deadline. Uros and I have worked so hard to get this master bathroom completed on time. I was on the verge of giving up several times and just blowing off this deadline because so many things were not falling into [...]

ORC Week 4: Waterproofing and Tile Layout

ORC Week 4: Waterproofing and Tile Layout

It's the last day of week 4 and writing this blog two hours before it's due because it has been a nightmare of a week for our master bathroom reno. Last week we talked about how we installed the Schluter system to waterproof our shower floor and walls. During the installation process we noticed that [...]

ORC Week 3: Plumbing and Drywall

This week of the One Room Challenge we completed the not-so-glamorous tasks of re-routing plumbing and installing drywall. I learned a ton about the proper way of waterproofing walls so that they don't leak behind the tile (once it is installed). Plumbing is the only part of this project we are not doing ourselves. A [...]

ORC Week 2: Master Bathroom Demolition

ORC Week 2: Master Bathroom Demolition

It's Week 2 of the One Room Challenge and we spend the whole week demoing our master bathroom. If you missed Week 1 design plans check them out here. This was our first project in which we gutted everything ourselves. We started off demoing the wall behind the vanity because this is the wall the [...]

Fall 2021 One Room Challenge| Master Bathroom Week 1

Fall 2021 One Room Challenge| Master Bathroom Week 1

I can't believe it's fall already and that I'm participating in my fifth One Room Challenge. Yes, fifth. Here is a run-through of all of the rooms I was able to complete by participating in the challenge. Guest Bedroom | ORC Fall 2019 Family Room| ORC Spring 2020 Powder Room| ORC Fall 2020 Library Room| [...]

ORC Week 7: Installing the final touches

ORC Week 7: Installing the final touches

We are one week away from the final reveal and the week before the reveal is always so nerve-wracking. There always seem to be a million small things that need to be completed and they all matter because all the details make the room truly unique and complete. Featured designers will be revealing their room [...]