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$100 Challenge: Hallway Makeover Final Reveal

Hello and welcome to the finale of the $100 Room Challenge! We have been making over our hallway in only 1 month for only $100 and I am so excited to reveal the results to you today.

Week 1: the design plan

Week 2: how to save $$$ on house paint

Bonus: our beadboard ceilings

Week 3: iron balusters 

$100 Challenge: Hallway Makeover Final Reveal

I am so pleased with how it turned out, and I feel really embarrassed that we left this space incomplete for so long.

I love this link up because it is such a reminder that it doesn’t take a ton of money or a lot of time to make a big impact on your home.

$100 Challenge: Hallway Makeover Final Reveal

Also, you might notice that I did not do the DIY bubble chandelier. We ran out of budget. I actually have 15 small plastic, 1 large glass, and 24 small glass ornaments on hand (from back last Christmas when I got the idea to make and sell ornaments… on December 15th) but I felt rather cheat-y using quite so much stuff that I already have on hand. I really wanted this to be a realistic budget makeover. So, stay tuned and maybe the bubble chandelier will come at you at a later date.

How to Cover Popcorn Ceilings with Beadboard - Charleston Crafted

I can reiterate that the only reason that we were able to stay under the $100 budget was by buying in bulk always and having a lot of things – mostly paint, stain, sealant, and things like nails, on hand already.

Updating our Railing and Balusters - Charleston Crafted

Final Budget Breakdown:

Wall paint – Sherwin Williams Online & white trim paint, had on hand (buy in bulk!) 

Ceiling – $79.60

3 sheets of beadboard: $19.95 each

5 x 1″x3″ pine boards: $3.95 each

Caulk: had on hand

Ceiling Paint: had on hand

Ladder: borrowed from a friend

RYOBI AirStrike: had on hand

Balusters – $16.66

2 x basket style @ $4.05 = $8.10

2 x single twist  @ $2.30 = $4.60

4 x flat shoe      @ $0.99 = $3.96

Other railing supplies (stain + sealant) had on hand

Gallery wall & all art – already existed, just re-hung

Light fixture – already existed, just re-hung

Total spent – $96.26

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Rachael @ This is our Bliss

Friday 13th of October 2017

Beautiful job! I can't get over that ceiling! The railing looks amazing, too! and I just love that stairwell gallery wall...the perfect view when walking up and down those stairs!!

Natalie Desrochers

Monday 2nd of October 2017

It looks really good! What a change!


Friday 29th of September 2017

It is amazing what a difference the balusters alone made. I love the whole thing!


Friday 29th of September 2017

It looks fantastic! Sometimes we over look the spaces that we just wall through like a hallway but I love ehat you did - it is so bright and fresh looking!

Meredith @ The Palette Muse

Thursday 28th of September 2017

What a difference! I love that you chose this space, and I love everything you've done to it. Nice job, and I'll be looking for that chandelier post!

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