Thanks so much for stopping by to check in on Week 4 of the ORC!
It's crunch time, and there is still a boatload of shopping on our list for my client's
Great Room. I'm keeping this short and sweet and going to bed so I can be up with
the chickens and at it.
If you'd like to catch up:
Week 3 - Sofas & a Stool
The Craigslist Gods smiled upon us! :)
I was on the hunt for some sort of console to place behind the sofa.
In my Craigslist search I came across this pretty piece on the left, I thought we could
take it up a notch by painting the diamond shape wood detail gold to look like
metal. When my client went to pick it up she texted this photo saying
she LOVED this secretary they were selling, and would be willing to sell her existing one
to replace with this. Unfortunately, the seller thought it was a VERY valuable antique and
she left with just the console. :(
It took several days of negotiating but he finally came around and we couldn't
be happier, it's gorgeous!
Here's a peek at our console with the detail highlighted in gold.
Rub 'n Buff is your BFF!
And, we scored this fabulous, comfy, tufted leather chair. It has that timeless
character we were looking for to achieve a collected style.
We've been searching for the just-right side table or garden stool and need to make a
The secretary will fit perfectly in the space to the left of the fireplace,
and leather chair to the right.
We decided on our rug and have our fingers crossed it will be here in time,
we cut it close! These were our top three, all from World Market,
do you have a favorite?
This week we'll be focusing on drapes, a media piece and artwork.
You can check out my previous One Room Challenge Reveals:
Spring 2015 - Another Craigslist Bedroom - Featured Designer
Fall 2014 - Craigslist Bedroom - Participant
Spring 2014 - My Kitchen - Featured Designer
Fall 2013 - My Master Bedroom - Featured Designer
Spring 2013 - My Bathroom - Featured Designer
Are you following along with all the other ORC participants' projects, such a crazy
amount of inspiration from lots of favorite bloggers and former ORC designers!