Thursday, April 7, 2016

One Room Challenge - Week 1 - The Great Room

Thanks so much for stopping by to follow along with another One Room Challenge!
 And, a huge thank you to Linda @ Calling It Home for organizing this fabulous event
 for our blogging community!
Nothing like deciding to jump on board last minute, I had planned to sit out this round
 and cheer on my pals from the sidelines. 
In keeping with my personality I changed my mind!    
I've been working with a client on the design for their newly built home and hadn't considered
participating until another client (last ORC Bedroom Reveal) mentioned it. I'd always
 associated the ORC with more of a makeover and a boatload of DIY projects
 (see my previous ORCs below!).
Well, we're starting with a beautiful clean slate that doesn't require any of that, and
 although I know many do it, I feel kind of guilty (I'm sure I'll get over it!).
I promise I'll have some sort of DIYs so I don't feel like a slacker!


I'll be sharing my client's Great Room, we're creating a cozy, comfortable space for
their family of four and golden doodle to lounge, watch tv, read, and hang out together.  
Their stylish mom loves glam, pops of color and zebra.
We'll be refreshing some furniture they own, purchasing a few beautiful statement
 pieces, and of course, using unique Craigslist finds. :)  Fingers crossed! 

  The Plan:

collected, timeless, mix of styles
white walls
white drapes
neutral with pops of color
ornate gold mirror over mantle
statement sconces
pair of gray sofas
rustic media console

   Inspiration Rooms:

The Design Co.
 Designers - Lucas Studios


Unfortunately, I didn't plan on the ORC and didn't take photos of blank white walls, so this
 is it for now. Envision big blank wall to left, and windows to right....sorry, I'll have some soon!

I did take a photo of their stunning staircase. :)

We'll be using this secretary, previously in their son's bedroom.

This antique marble coffee table will work its way into the plan.

As will this fun chair.

That's it for this week friends,
next week I'll be sharing our fabric plan and our first Craigslist find!

You can follow on Instagram for the latest up to date progress.

If you'd like to check out my previous One Room Challenge Rooms:

Spring 2015 - Another Craigslist Bedroom 
Fall 2014 - Craigslist Bedroom  
Spring 2014 - My Kitchen
Fall 2013 - My Master Bedroom
Spring 2013 - My Bathroom 

 Be sure to stop by Linda's @ Calling it Home and check out all the ORC participants!


Preppy Empty Nester said...

Love your inspiration! Can't wait to follow along on the project. Have a good Thursday!

Julia@Cuckoo4Design said...

Can't wait to follow along again

Connie said...

O-o-o-o-o, Goodie!! I love ORC and can't wait to see what you do.

Denise Greenwood said...

Ha ha! I love that you feel guilty that you are not doing a "makeover"! I love your ORC projects! I'm sure it will be beautiful and I have no doubt there will be a DIY or two thrown in along with a craigslist find I'm sure! Cheering you on as I work on putting our closet back together!

Katie {Miss Dixie} said...

I can already tell this might be my favorite ORC of yours yet! Looking forward to the journey, Pam!

Robin Alley said...

Yay! So glad you decided to participate! I looked at all the ORC participants yesterday and didn't see your name and was disappointed you weren't in the mix this time. But I know you're super busy and can understand if you had to sit this one out. So happy to see that you are now in the challenge and I will be cheering you on! Your inspiration, work, creativity just always amazes me and I look forward to following along.

Tiffany said...

What a gorgeous home! Everything you do always astounds me. Can't wait to follow along.

Crazy Wonderful said...

The inspiration pics are good!!! Can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve!

Sam | Away She Went said...

I'm excited you decided to participate! Your rooms always turn out amazing!

Anonymous said...

Oh between the inspiration photos and that stairway, this is going to be good! If I were your client, I would hold parties on that beautiful stairway!

Kris @ Driven by Décor said...

Yay - I'm so glad that you jumped in! Your client has some fabulous pieces to work with!! I know it will be fabulous as usual!

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

So excited to see your plan for this space executed! It's going to be so good my friend!!!!!!!

Linda {Calling it Home} said...

Hi Pam, so glad you jumped in. This room is already pretty cool...a fireplace? And that staircase. Can't wait to see what you do.

CAD Interiors said...

I know your client's great room is going to be one fantastic space once you're done with it! Excited to follow along! :)

Anonymous said...

SO GLAD that you are participating, Pam! I love your style AND your fun Craigslist finds! xo

Jana Bek said...

Their staircase is stunning - clearly they have great taste! Excited to see the space come together!

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