One Room Challenge – Week 4 Making Progress


It’s the beginning of Week 4 of the One Room Challenge.

This was supposed to be the week I made draperies but I’ve changed my mind about that. We have two off-centered windows; adding window treatment could accentuate the windows on the wall.

So this week will be furniture refinishing and creating our closet into the wallpapered office that I’m imagining.

the desk I found on fb marketplace for my one room challenge room

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Refinishing The Furniture

Our weather hasn’t been cooperating to work on refinishing the furniture but the inlays for my desk came from an Etsy shop.

I’m also going back and forth about refinishing the dresser. I’ve gotten so many compliments from people on the way it looks currently, I think I’m going to hold off a bit to see how it looks in the space.

Progress in the Room

All of the walls have been patched and sanded now they just need to be painted. “Handy” is picking up the paint today. Once I paint the closet, I can start hanging the wallpaper which I’m in love with. It’s a darker blue than what was pictured but I’m very happy about that.

We are making progress in the One Room Challenge Week 4

Still Waiting

I’m still waiting on my rug from Boutique Rugs but I’m expecting it soon. I haven’t heard from some of the other brands that I contacted so I may just have to move on.

I’ve ordered fabric for my pillows and I’m very excited to get that. It should be here by the end of the week.

We have a quote from our painter to do the bookshelves so now we just need to set up a time for him to start that project.

Tools you’ll need

Next Week

What’s up next week?

As we go into Week 5 we are over 1/2 way into the challenge. I will be making more furniture purchases, framing prints, and selling some of my stuff to help finance this project.

I will also be sewing pillow covers and potentially refinishing a chair that has been on my radar for a while and just might fit into this new room plan.

I’m hoping by next week things are starting to come together in my One Room Challenge Room.


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    1. Now that I have the fabric and the wallpaper, its all starting to come together. Not just in my head but in real life 🙂

  1. lynn, your room is looking amazing, I am so jelly!!!!! I love all of the colors, wallpaper and fabrics you have chosen.

    1. Thank you my friend! The link to the wallpaper is in week 3 of the ORC