Fresh coat of paint
As you can see in the before photo, this room was used for our sauna and then pretty much a dumping ground for any random stuff we had lying around the basement.
First things first, removing the shelving and getting a nice fresh coat of paint on the walls. That was the hardest part, but I am now a pro at patching walls, thanks to a few YouTube videos and a very nice salesman at RONA! For paint colour, we just matched the colour of the rest of the house.
A shout out to my sister, who helped paint while I entertained the kids.