October 30, 2014

ORC - Week 5, making progress!

 



Wow, we are in week 5 of the One Room Challenge and I'm starting to get nervous because we only have one week left!!  We're making progress over here, but there is a lot more work to do.  But first off we removed the old ceiling fan, Wahoo!



And added this lovely, hello chic new light...


Because the room is in total disarray, I only snapped a few photos.  I love the new custom pillows below, they turned out great (one also is from Hobby Lobby).  And this little side table is such a great find!  It looks identical to the one in my design board.  I simply couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it Burlington Coat Factory of all places, for only $25!!!  Unbelievable.  

Now here's my attempt at updating the art.  It was looking too light before, so I added some fun gold stripes yesterday.  I'm still undecided about it and may use totally new art in the final reveal.  Not sure yet.


The armoire is primed and I plan to finish painting it over the week-end.  The primer I used is called Gripper by Glidden.  This product is Awesome and literally gives one coat coverage!


* Update - It's Saturday afternoon and I'm making progress on painting the armoire.  So far I'm loving this navy blue color.  It's Benjamin Moore's - Hale Navy!


One more look at the design board...


So everything is coming together!  I just need to get my paint ON this week-end and finish the armoire ;)  And figure out the art situation.  Oh and buy new accessories for above the armoire!  And spray paint a few accessories. 

Ack...I have a lot to do in just a few days!!! 



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7 comments:

  1. LOVE those pillows! I feel you on the long to-do list left... How is it already week 5? Good luck and can't wait to see the reveal!

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  2. Thanks Jodie, I'm off to check out your progress. Have to say though, the ORC is the BEST motivator for giving any room a whole new look!

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  3. I just love the plan for the armoire- that blue is amazing. Good luck with the last week!!

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    1. Thank you Christine!! I've been painting all week-end, and have to say I really love it so far!

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  4. Love the gold chevron artwork! Can't wait to see the reveal next week!

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    1. Thank Carrie, I'm so glad you like the art because I've been on the fence. I'm hoping to make it work! because honestly, I don't want to have to spend $300 on new art, lol!! But as I see the room come together, I'm liking the art more and more. So far it really adds some fun personality to the room!

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  5. Totally loving what you're doing in here Jane! You totally had me at Hale Navy. Can't wait to see your big reveal!

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