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A French-Inspired Garden and Home by Judith Stringham

Sources | One Room Challenge™

ONE ROOM CHALLENGE™ is a twice-yearly event hosted by Linda at Calling It Home. Visit her ORC™site for full details of the concept, summaries of past ORC™ events, and how to register as a guest participant. 

Can a laundry room have French Country style? Plans for my laundry room update Fall 2019 are to replace damaged sheetrock, to update the washing machine and dryer connections, and to insulate the room better to keep it warmer in the winter. What began as purely functional updates expanded to give the room the style I love ... French Country.

Click on the links below to see progress made from start to finish over six weeks. Sources for materials follow the list of weekly posts. 

C O N T R A C T O R S 

Fran's Remodeling - Fort Worth, TX 

Advanced Aqua Plumbing - Mansfield, TX 

Hank's Paint Wagon - Arlington, TX 

Graber Electrical - Arlington, TX  


White Wash Pickling Stain by Minwax 

Polar Bear 75 Behr Paint - different from Polar White by Behr

Very Navy M500-7 Behr Paint - final color of wall cabinets 

Inked M510-7 Behr Paint  - considered, but not used on cabinets 

Provence 18" Floor Bath Vanity - discontinued

3 ½ inch Extended Lip Solid Brass Strikeplate

Blue Toile Upholstery Fabric - discontinued 

Antique French Garden Plan Print 

12x16 Single Picture Float Frame - Made by Design 

MagVent Dryer Connections by Lee Valley 

Galvanized Steel Exhaust Dryer Vent Hood  

French Wire Basket - Botanic Bleu 

Corn Whisk Broom 7 inch

Heavy-Duty Corn Broom, Wooden Handle, 12 inch Head

1x1x96 inch Hemlock Full Round Dowel (clothes rod)

Adjustable Steel Shelf and Rod Bracket 

Black Medallion Double Hooks - Botanic Bleu, out of stock

Wooden Blinds - Levelor 

Rabbit Finial - Gift 

Antique Blue French Seltzer Bottle - Port of Vanves Paris Flea Market 

Vintage Sarlat, France Bottle - French Flea Market 

Vintage Clear Seltzer Bottle - The Findery, Waco, TX 

Vintage Blue Glass Flower Frog - Port of Vanves Paris Flea Market 

Wood Carving Pedestal - St. Helen's, Granbury, TX 

Vintage Canning Jars - Various Antique Shops