ORC Week 2 | Living Room: Stripping & Painting

ORC Week 2 | Living Room: Stripping & Painting

Week One of the One Room Challenge is done, and I’ve made solid progress on the living room makeover in my rented Edwardian home in East Sheen, London. Here’s a refresher on the interior design mood board. I linked all sources in last week’s One Room Challenge post, and showed you the living room floor plan and before pictures. Stripping Wallpaper I wanted to tackle the fireplace wall first, because that was the most intimidating from a DIY perspective. Before,…

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ORC Week 1 | Mood Board | Eclectic Living Room

ORC Week 1 | Mood Board | Eclectic Living Room

It’s time for another One Room Challenge makeover. This time around, I’m redesigning the living room in our Edwardian home in Southwest London. If you’re not familiar, the ORC is a biannual event where interior “influencers” each transform a room over (usually) six weeks, posting progress deets every week. This time round, we get an extra couple of weeks, because of the Corona situation. So much amazing interior design inspiration comes out of this event, and I’ve loved swooning over…

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DIY | How to Make a Boho Wall Hanging …

DIY | How to Make a Boho Wall Hanging with Wooden Beads

I made a DIY boho wall hanging with wooden beads to go above the bed in my daughter’s bedroom. It was very simple, and I love how it turned out. For Your Wall Hanging, You Will Need: Yarn in the colours of your choice – I used white, mustard, blush pink and lilac Metal rings – mine were 12cm and 25cm in diameter Wooden beads in assorted sizes Scissors A plan (that’s what’s on the sheet of paper in the pic) 1. Plan…

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ORC Reveal | A Global Boho Kids Room

ORC Reveal | A Global Boho Kids Room

It’s One Room Challenge reveal day. The One Room Challenge is a design event in which a range of interior design bloggers makeover a room in their homes (or a clients) in six weeks, posting weekly updates. For this round, I gave my little girl a global boho bedroom makeover. Learn more about Emmerson & Fifteenth’s interior design services here. Boho Kids Room Design Plan I started with a bland space and mismatched furniture (see the before pics in week…

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ORC Week 5 | DIY | How to Hang Removable Wallpaper

ORC Week 5 | DIY | How to Hang Removable Wallpaper

The removable wallpaper for my daughter’s boho bedroom makeover is mid-way through installation. Today I’m talking about the process, and sharing a few tips that make this DIY a little easier, if you want to try it yourself. Wallpaper can make a huge impact on a space. Our home is rented, though, and traditional wallpaper can be tricky to remove. Spoonflower has been on my radar for years, as they have a huge range of wallpaper designs, all of which are…

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ORC Week 4 | Textiles & Furniture

ORC Week 4 | Textiles & Furniture

We’re in week four of the One Room Challenge, and I’ve made some progress on Eleanor’s global boho bedroom design. Bits have started arriving and things are moving forward, although there’s still a lot to check of the to-do list. Catch up on other Spring 2017 ORC posts here: BOHO BEDROOM MAKEOVER PLANS (WEEK 1)BEFORES & DETAILS ON THE PLAN (WEEK 2)WALLPAPER OPTIONS (WEEK 3)TEXTILES & FURNITURE (WEEK 4)HOW TO HANG REMOVABLE WALLPAPER (WEEK 5)THE REVEAL (WEEK 6)BONUS: HOW TO MAKE…

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ORC Week 3 | Removable Mudcloth Wallpaper

ORC Week 3 | Removable Mudcloth Wallpaper

This One Room Challenge is going to be down to the wire. The reveal is three weeks away, and the one key design feature of this bedroom makeover – the removable mudcloth wallpaper – won’t arrive until the last week, if I’m lucky. BOHO BEDROOM MAKEOVER PLANS (WEEK 1)BEFORES & DETAILS ON THE PLAN (WEEK 2)WALLPAPER OPTIONS (WEEK 3)TEXTILES & FURNITURE (WEEK 4)HOW TO HANG REMOVABLE WALLPAPER (WEEK 5)THE REVEAL (WEEK 6)BONUS: HOW TO MAKE A DIY WALL HANGING The removable…

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ORC Week 2 | Global Boho Girls Room Design Details

ORC Week 2 | Global Boho Girls Room Design Details

I didn’t get to sharing the ‘before’ photos of my daughter’s soon-to-be global boho bedroom last week. It’s the room I’m working on for this round of the One Room Challenge. Plans for Eleanor’s Global Boho Bedroom (Week 1)Befores & Details on the Plan (Week 2)Wallpaper Options (Week 3)Textiles & Furniture (Week 4)How to Hang Removable Wallpaper (Week 5)The Reveal (Week 6)Bonus: How to Make A DIY Wall Hanging So, before photos. Here they are. Hastily snapped on my phone,…

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ORC Week 1 | Mood Board | Global Boho Girls Bedroom

ORC Week 1 | Mood Board | Global Boho Girls Bedroom

It’s One Room Challenge time again! The One Room Challenge is a bi-annual design event, hosted by Calling It Home. Over the course of six weeks, design bloggers work on transforming a space, posting weekly updates. I’m planning a boho girls bedroom makeover for my daughter. If you’d like to skip to any of my other posts for this round of the challenge, here are those links: Boho Bedroom Makeover Plans (Week 1)Befores & Details on the Plan (Week 2)Wallpaper Options…

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