One Room Challenge Week 3: Master Bedroom Progress

One Room Challenge Week 3: Master Bedroom Progress

One Room Challenge Posts: Week 1 / Week 2 / Week 3 (here!) / Week 4 / Week 5 / Reveal / Bonus: Desk We’re basically half way through the One Room Challenge, and frustratingly, I still don’t have much to show. Everything on order is taking ages to arrive. What I did do, though, is clear out the room properly and clean it top to bottom. Yes, there’s still a little pile of stuff, but it’s all stuff that is… View Post

One Room Challenge Week 2: Art and A Mirror …

One Room Challenge Week 2: Art and A Mirror for our Master

One Room Challenge Posts: Week 1 / Week 2 (here!) / Week 3 / Week 4 / Week 5 / Reveal / Bonus: Desk So far, I’ve not made a huge amount of progress in our bedroom makeover for the One Room Challenge. I have, however, done plenty of ordering, and listed a good chunk of clutter on eBay. In case you missed last week’s post, here’s my plan: I’ve been enamored with a stunning large-scale cloud print by JR Goodwin for… View Post

One Room Challenge Week 1: Master Bedroom Plans & Befores

One Room Challenge Week 1: Master Bedroom Plans & Befores

One Room Challenge Posts: Week 1 (here!) / Week 2 / Week 3 / Week 4 / Week 5 / Reveal / Bonus: DeskIt’s One Room Challenge time again! Woohoo! On the off-chance that you don’t know what the One Room Challenge is, I shall explain. It’s a bi-annual event, hosted by Calling It Home where interior designers and bloggers each work on transforming a space over six weeks, posting weekly updates. Every Wednesday, 20 featured designers post their progress (see their links here), and every Thursday, guest… View Post

Some of my Favorite ORC Rooms

Some of my Favorite ORC Rooms

There was so much good stuff that came out of this round of the One Room Challenge, and I’m going to share a few of my faves today. I’ll stick with my top three of the twenty featured designers. I am head over heels for Waiting On Martha’s new team office – I love industrial spaces anyway, and this one is so wonderfully calm, warm and refined – such a lovely juxtaposition… Making It Lovely’s bedroom/den space is just dreamy. And again with… View Post

ORC Week 6 | Shared Kids Room Reveal

ORC Week 6 | Shared Kids Room Reveal

It’s reveal time, friends! My first One Room Challenge makeover is a wrap. Over the past six weeks, I’ve been working on the gender-neutral, shared kids room, turning it into a bright, happy space for my six-year-old son and four-year-old daughter. This was the plan, and I stuck to it pretty closely: We didn’t have much of a budget for this room, so I stuck with mainly things we already owned. The room isn’t big, but it’s lovely and light,… View Post

One Room Challenge Week 5: A Space-Saving Homework Station & …

One Room Challenge Week 5: A Space-Saving Homework Station & Pegboard Toy Storage

Well sheeeit. One more week till the One Room Challenge reveal! Here’s what I’ve been up to so far… Week One (Design & Floor Plan) // Week Two (Wall Decals & Shelves) // Week Three (DIY Upholstered Beds) // Week Four (Fixing & Organizing) This week I finished tackling one of the biggest projects in the kids’ room. If you remember the floor plan, you’ll also remember that the room isn’t terribly large. But, once I’d planned out the space, it became clear… View Post

One Room Challenge Week 4: Fixing & Organizing

One Room Challenge Week 4: Fixing & Organizing

So two things happened. One: I tidied (more on that in a min). And two: the sodding bed broke. You know those two beds that I just finished upholstering last week? Yeah, one of those. Gah. So yes, we are in week four of the One Room Challenge. Check out my progress so far here:Week 1 (Design Plan) // Week 2 (Wall Decals & Shelves) // Week 3 (DIY Upholstered Beds) I mentioned that I didn’t recommend the bed frames… View Post

One Room Challenge Week 3: DIY Upholstered Beds with …

One Room Challenge Week 3: DIY Upholstered Beds with Nail Head Trim

We’re in week three of the One Room Challenge, and I have finally finished off the kids’ beds that I started upholstering months ago. See my progress so far here: Week 1 // Week 2 This is not my first rodeo with upholstering beds – I hacked an Ikea one here too. These are a little more technical than that one, but still pretty straightforward. I spent a while searching for bed frames that had straight lines and no foot… View Post

One Room Challenge Week 2: Wall Decals in Shared …

One Room Challenge Week 2: Wall Decals in Shared Kids Room

I’m an overly-excited linking participant in the One Room Challenge. Last week I shared my mood board for the kids’ room and a couple of ‘before’ photos: I actually put the decals and the shelves up a couple of months ago, which I shared when I made this DIY poster frame (which will definitely get rehung – it’s too low but the nail was already in the annoyingly dense brick wall). I bought the decals from this Etsy seller, but when they arrived… View Post

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