It’s the beginning of Week 5 of the One Room Challenge.
Things are starting to come together!
Everything except the built-in bookshelf is painted.
The closet doors and closet organizer all came out. We patched, sanded, and painted everything, and yesterday I wallpapered the inside of the closet.
I’m in love
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Progress on the Furniture
For now, the dresser is staying in its original condition. I’m really liking how it looks and I also don’t want to have too much white in the space.
We applied the inlays to the desk with some wood glue and a few brad nails. Then gave it a coat of paint.
Wallpapering & Painting
All of the walls and the beams have been painted since last week and what a difference the white makes with the light in the space. I think the beams have made the biggest impact so far.
The back wall of the closet is wallpapered. I haven’t wallpapered with regular wallpaper in years but it was like riding a bike, it came back to me very quickly.
The repeat on the wallpaper was 21″ so there was quite a bit of waste. I was originally going to wallpaper the whole closet but I feel like it actually was better to just do the back wall. The walls were very out of square and I would have had to buy another roll to do it.
Once shelving goes up, I don’t think the added effort or expense would even make that big of a difference.
We are definitely in the home stretch going into the One Room Challenge Week 5
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My fabric is here and I did have to change that up a little bit. Below is what I originally wanted but the check had a 5-yard minimum order and I certainly don’t need that much fabric so I switched it.
These are the fabrics that I ended up getting. I actually think the ticking is more in keeping with the Country French vibe that I’m going for.
I’m going to make pillows and refinish a chair with them for the room.
I have ordered some prints for the walls that I need to get framed this week.
I’ve also ordered lamps and fingers crossed I will like them when they arrive.
As we go into Week 5 we will be wrapping up the big things.
The daunting project we have left is painting the built-in bookshelves and it’s a big job.
We are getting close to the end of the One Room Challenge!
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