I am fresh off a plane from London.

I am tired and unhappy about the progress while I was gone.  

There is one stellar thing to report….otherwise, we are one step forward and two steps back.

Need to be updated?…As you may know from WEEK 1WEEK 2, WEEK 3 & WEEK 4 I am participating in the Spring 2018 One Room Challenge.  

The good news first: The hallway turned out perfectly!  The light goes up tomorrow and the art needs to be rehung. This is a stunner!!!!

Bad News : The Legrand Adorne Dual USB, Plus Size Combo Outlet and White Wall Plate Bundle and the White Pop-Out 1-Gang Outlet came and were installed…not so well. The walls were scratched up and they will not sit flush due to the placement of old recepticals and outlets.

 The electrician is headed back to try to remedy his crappy install. “while the cats away the mice will play…” seems to sum up the progress while I was not overseeing this. 

Bad News 2: The ceiling was painted the wrong color today.

It was to be the Farrow & Ball wall color.…I was away and the painter used the wrong paint.  I install all the furniture and rug tomorrow… then he will come repaint…that sounds like a bad idea. right. 

Here is the disaster zone before the furniture delivery shows up tomorrow and the big switcheroo happens.  Say a little prayer. I am just not as stressed as I should be. Hoping the photo shoot is a stunner and it comes together as it did in my mind. 

Be sure to go back and read about each selection specifically.

SofaBernhardt Palisades Sofa (108″) 

Carpet –  Stark Carpet Tigress in Stone 

Sofa Fabric S.Harris in Wimbledon Velvet in Vintage Citrine.

Chairs –  Camino Swivel Chairs from Bernhardt Interiors.  

Chair FabricStroheim’s Janiculum Fuchsia. 

End Tables – Arbor Round Chairside Table from Bernhardt Interiors 

PaintFarrow and Ball Wimbourne White in Full gloss 

Cocktail Table – Aerin for E.J. Victor Chatham cocktail table

Side ChairFlorence Broadhurst Cockatoo Chair from Selamat Designs

Be sure to check out all the Florence Broadhurst for Selamat Designs HERE

 Media Cabinet –  Selamat Florence Broadhurst Sydney Mod Pyramids Credenza 

Curtains– Stroheim’s Montargis Berry

FYI- I used Fabricut Finished Products to make my curtains. I am happy to introduce the newest service for Fabricut customers: Finished Products.

Curtain RodsGold brass rod with End caps

Hallway WallpaperMilton & King JUNGLE PALM 

Hallway PaintBenjamin Moore’s Citrus Burst 364 

Hallway Light – The Hudson Valley Travis Aged Brass Four-Light Pendant with Clear Acrylic Shade is a stunner from Bellacor

Geraldine Neuwirth’s circus set floating shape #2 2016 Collage from Hidell Brooks Gallery 

Gucci Funky Fresh from The New Gallery of Modern Art. 

The mini ribbon and lips my fellow ORC friend and talented artist, Angela Blehm, whom I featured HERE. You can order the limited edition ribbon HERE

Chairish Print shop  provided the fabulous Small “Pink and Orange Forever” Small “Pink and Blue Forever”Small “Violet and Green Forever”Small “Blue and Green Forever”.  See my feature on Stephanie HERE

Gina Julian of Nashville  See my feature of her here

Gray Malin  Polka Dot Llama II and Polka Dot Llama I from the second installment of Gray’s Far Far Away .

Lighting and accessories certainly play a big role too. 

 Quorum Broadway 15″ High 2-Light Aged Brass Wall Sconce from Lamps Plus

 Dimond Swirl Glass Radiant Orchid Glass Table Lamps from Overstock (hoping they arrive in time)

 Cupcakes and Cashmere Gold One-Light Table Lamp with Metal Mesh 

 Mini Hinsdale 5-light LED Aged Brass Table Lamp 

 Pair of Diamond Cut Hurricanes from Overstock

 Studio 350 Metal Acrylic Accent Table  

I turned to my dear pals at Couture Lamps for Deer Antler Set  & Couture Carr Table Lamps 

Arianna Belle is crafting me some solid bright velvet pillows in Orchid, Purple and Capri Blue/

 York Wallcoverings Candice Olsen Dream On Onyx Wallpaper from Bellacor.-  this sadly didn’t ship in time and the closet lost its upgrade… hopefully it has future hope.

I am also upgrading the outlets in the spaces with these Legrand Adorne Dual USB, Plus Size Combo Outlet and White Wall Plate Bundle and the White Pop-Out 1-Gang Outlet (fingers crossed they arrive in time. )

Feiss Hounslow Oil Rubbed Bronze One-Light Flush Mount with Clear Glass the closet isn’t happening because the wallpaper didnt ship. 

 Are you not familiar?

The One Room Challenge™, currently in its thirteenth season, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October. Each round, twenty design bloggers take the challenge and transform a space. Every Wednesday, the designers document their process while sharing their sources and professional advice over the six weekly posts. 

Tune in next Wednesday to see my BIG REVEAL!

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12 Responses to One Room Challenge Spring 2018: Week 5
  1. Wow.. nice decoration.. specially the wall paper and lighting collection is looking stunning.

  2. You certainly succeeded at the one room challenge, because your hallway looks amazing! I have been looking to give my home a fresh upgrade, and I’m looking to go rustic with some fun tech upgrades to add a futuristic feel! I’ll definitely be going with some warm wood accents, keeping any tech additions simple, like the small Fire TV Stick I’ll be adding to my TV, which will all easily be hidden in a cabinet. I appreciate that you provided a link for the Jungle Palm wallpaper, because I’m just so obsessed with it!

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  12. I love the banana leaf wallpaper you chose! The accent colors you picked will give the walls some great color! Excited to see what happens, best luck with repairing the mistakes!


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