Laundry room work so far

We’re nearly there!

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After a sensible discussion we decided to keep the wood unpainted for now. There’s a lot of wood in the room already and we’re planning to have some terracotta quarry tiles on the floor, so we thought it would look better to keep things natural.

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We also decided to do away with the grotty white worktop. My heart wanted real wood but Gav’s head won out with a reasoned case in favour of practicality. Given how clumsy I am, it does seem to more sensible to have a surface that can be wiped clean without the danger of staining. So I just covered the existing surface with Fablon. While I would still like a proper wood worktop, I am impressed with how quick, easy and cheap it was to achieve this effect. I need to buy another roll though, as there wasn’t enough to cover the little shelf at the back.

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It will be the dog food room for a little while longer, while we figure out our plans for the cloakroom, but we’re 99% there on phase one, and we’re chuffed 🙂

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