WEEK 3: One Room Challenge Update

The One Room Challenge headed up by Calling It Home continues.

Here are WEEK 1 and WEEK 2 if you are just tuning in. 

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This is a semi-annual event where 20 bloggers, made up of Professional Designers, Diy’ers, and Interior Design Bloggers, transform a room from start to finish.  For the next six Wednesday’s (we are at week 3), we will be giving you updates on our room progress.


Sneak Peek

This week I have tackled a few tasks. The wallpaper and paint are complete.  The house is a disaster zone extraordinaire because the entire wall of books had to be emptied out.

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Next up are the gallery walls, the shelf styling and the installation of pendant light.  Here are my gallery wall  and shelf inspirations.  I hope to get it done in the next week or so.












 It is important to mix items of different sizes and scales.  The frames are nice to be somewhat consistent to give it a cohesive feel. I tend to like to keep the widths between the items consistent as well.

Be sure to check out the my other ORC friends updates. 


See you next Wednesday with more updates.

The offer still stands….Feel free to drop by and help me purge….not my strong suit.  I am a designer and a secret hoarder of things.


Headed to start boxing up books before I head to Nashville today for The Southern C Summit.  I am excited to be on  


For Content’s Sake!

The Southern Coterie will discuss why content may be king, but remaining true to your authentic voice and brand should rule over all. Kristin, along with Cassie, Libbie and Holly will help you understand how to be more than a content curator and teach you how to become a compelling brand.  “It’s important to create relevant content, but not just for content’s sake. Everything you do should be a part of a larger brand extension, ” says Libbie Summers.

Wish me luck…


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  • October 16, 2013

    The paint and paper combo are fabulous. Looking forward to seeing more.
    All best,

  • October 16, 2013

    What the heck….that is amazing!! I love your wallpaper and paint. I am glad to know that my home is not the only disaster zone because of a room makeover. How impressive, but not surprising that you are on the panel for this conference. Good luck. Looking forward to the instagram pics.

  • October 16, 2013

    Good god I am so in love with that wallpaper/ceiling color combo. I am so excited to see the rest of the room – it looks great so far. And good luck at the conference, I’ll follow along on Instagram!

  • October 16, 2013

    I am CRAZY about that wall paper!!!

  • October 16, 2013

    Dying over that wallpaper!! I just told my husband, “Here’s another one whose house is a disaster!” Misery loves company! 🙂

  • October 16, 2013

    Great inspirational pictures. The room is going to look gorgeous once everything is in place although it is looking great already!

  • October 16, 2013

    I have bookcases to do also this week…and I almost went to Nashville for the Summit but life just got in the way! Man I love the wallpaper.

  • October 16, 2013

    Love your progress! The lime green on ceiling and bookcases are fabulous! I like how you mix it with the chic wallpaper!

    Definitely excited to see how this room comes together!

    P/S: Come by and enter my current giveaway for a chance to $200 store credit from DecoraUSA if u like.



  • October 16, 2013

    Loving the wallpaper and paint color combination. If it helps, my house is wreck too!!

  • October 16, 2013

    I love the wallpaper as much as I thought I would! It’s BRILLIANT! and so is the paint! Good luck this week. would love for you to check over on my blog for a week 3 update! cheers

  • October 17, 2013

    Love the wallpaper. I have been thinking about using that particular pattern in my own playroom, so glad to see it up in yours! Looking good girl! See u in High Point! Can’t wait to rumble!

  • October 17, 2013

    OH WOW I’m LOVING that paper!! This is going to be so good!

  • October 18, 2013

    Ooh la la! I love that wallpaper and the paint inside your shelves. Can’t wait to see those shelves all styled up!

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