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One Room Challenge She Shed – Week 2

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We are back for Week 2 of the One Room Challenge and can’t wait to share with you our progress on the She Shed.  Last week we showed you our design plan for the space.

The first order of business was to completely empty out the entire shed and get the interior painted. As a reminder – this is what the she shed looked like before:

One Room Challenge She Shed Makeover

Yeah, we look like hoarders but that’s an issue for another day LOL. We had to find a new place to store all of our stuff. Now here’s what the shed looks like completely empty.

She Shed renovation for One Room Challenge

DIY She Shed One Room Challenge

She Shed One Room Challenge

Big difference, right? The shed is actually quite large. We are so fortunate that it was already here when we bought the house last year. It was super clean and looked brand new. We knew as soon as we bought the house that we wanted this space to be an extension of the house and be retreat-like.

Here’s where the fun started. We wanted the entire interior to be painted bright white and were encouraged to use paint with primer already added. We chose the color of Nebulous. A GIANT thank you to John Kaiser and Sherwin Williams!!!

We knew this was going to be a big job so we rented a professional paint sprayer to make the painting a bit easier. It took us several hours to paint, but it was worth the work…

She Shed painted with Nebulous Sherwin Williams paint. One Room Challenge

Sherwin Williams Nebulous for She Shed for One Room Challenge

Can you guess how many gallons of primer and paint this space took? We were shocked that it took 10 gallons! The raw pine wood just kept soaking up the oil-based primer and paint.

One Room Challenge She Shed project

It looks so much better now, don’t you think? We still have a lot of work to do, but this was one of the biggest projects to tackle on our list. It feels so great to have this part accomplished!

Be sure to check back next week, as we share more of our One Room Challenge She Shed progress with y’all. Also, be sure to visit Calling It Home to see more awesome projects from other bloggers.

XO, Jenn and Vicki

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She Shed painted with Nebulous Sherwin Williams paint. One Room Challenge

One Room Challenge She Shed Makeover

One Room Challenge She Shed Makeover

28 Comments

  1. What a difference all that white paint makes! So exciting! Hugs, CoCo

  2. Looks awesome ladies!!! So smart to rent a professional paint sprayer and 10 gallons of paint, wow!

  3. I am already drooling over your shed, and you’ve only started! It’s amazing how much room you have, and that white just made it look 10 times bigger.

  4. Great progress ladies! It always feels good to finish a few coat of paint (or several coats!).

  5. Wow, it looks awesome! So much brighter – and the light color makes it feel bigger too!

  6. Wow what a difference the white makes. Looks like a completely different space. Can’t wait to see the rest.

  7. This is looking absolutely dreamy right now. I LOVE it. And also, 10 gallons? Whoa! You are troopers!

  8. I am so in love with the idea of a she shed! My only regret with my house is there’s not a shed to makeover! This is going to be so fabulous! Good luck girls!

  9. Great job! The white looks fabulous! Can’t wait to see what comes next..

  10. What a difference just by painting the shed white! It’s such a big shed. Can’t wait to see next week’s progress! Smart idea renting a professional sprayer!

  11. Wow, that’s impressive already! Good choice on getting the paint sprayer. It would take more than six weeks just for the paint job otherwise.

  12. Its just amazing what white paint can do to make a room look just perfect. I love the progress so far.
    Maria

  13. Oh love how the she shed looks all white and painted! Smart idea to get a paint sprayer, would have taken foreverrrr otherwise. It looks so much bigger and brighter now!

  14. Kendra @ www.joyinourhome.com says:

    I can only imagine how gorgeous this she shed will be ladies! I think you accomplished a ton this week… Emptying and painting it are HUGE jobs! Have a wonderful weekend friends!

  15. We painted this week too! What a difference some paint makes eh?

  16. What an amazing space!! One day when we can afford to gut our workshop outbuilding I want to turn it into a studio/retreat.

  17. the AFTER is incredible!! oh man, i can see so much potential for this space. it’s going to be awesome. great job!!

  18. Great start! Nice sized space too. Love your style and seeing your progress in these challenges. All your work is very inspirational and makes me think I can do it too. Best part is mother and daughter do it together. My girls aren’t into this stuff, where did I go wrong! Lol

  19. Great start! Nice sized space too. Love your style and seeing your progress in these challenges. All your work is very inspirational and makes me think I can do it too. Best part is mother and daughter do it together. My girls aren’t into this stuff, where did I go wrong! Lol
    I have to ask, where did you put all that stuff?

  20. What a difference! I’m getting my bag together so I can move in once y’all are done! Seriously though, I can’t wait to see how much more wonderful it looks next week!

  21. Just the white paint made a HUGE difference! This space is going to be so fantastic and I’m a wee bit jealous (OK, maybe not just a wee bit!). Can’t wait to see what next week brings.

    Hugs, Lynn

  22. First of all, totally jealous that you’re getting a she-shed! 🙂 But seriously, it’s going to be amazing! What a difference paint makes!

  23. I painted an old chicken coop once…and I remember we got the 5 gallon buckets and I think we went through 4 of them. so 10 gallons, shows how much better paint is now…then in 1964. We didn’t paint the floor either..but sealed it. Great space you will have a ball, and not have to squint in the dark anymore either, Sandi

  24. Wow I love how paint makes a huge difference and oh my goodness 10 gallons, wow. It’s looking good!

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