I’m very excited to be joining the linking party for this One Room Challenge. I’ve just moved into a new home, and I could honestly stand to do a whole house challenge. We are living in a sea of boxes, stacks of pictures and paintings that need hanging, lamps that haven’t found a home yet, etc. But I’ve chosen my Master Bedroom as the winning room for this super-fast makeover. Here’s how the room looks now:
As you can see out the windows I also need to do a backyard challenge. We purchased a brand new house and our landscaping is definitely a blank canvas. As for the room, I have the basics and just need to embellish. I’m keeping the furniture shown. I wouldn’t normally hang mirrors over mirrored cabinets and have a mirror on the adjacent wall, but they are pieces that I have, so I’m working with them.
Here’s my list of musts:
- New bedding and bed skirt.
- Window treatments!!!!
- Bench solution for the foot of the bed.
- Hang art (not more mirrors!) on walls.
Here’s my list of what I’d do if I had more than six weeks and had just hit the lottery:
- Change the headboard. I feel it’s too low for the space. If I have time, I’ll either replace it or disguise its short stature with something hanging over it.
- Wood floors and a beautiful area rug.
- Replace the round table between the two chairs.
It’s not too much to do in six weeks, right?? I actually feel much more comfortable with accomplishing the room’s redo than with blogging about it. I’m not a very accomplished blogger, but, fingers crossed, I’ll figure out how to link to the ORC and maybe it will be smooth sailing from there.
Now for my inspiration. Our old bedroom was a beautiful shade of blushy pink (think Steel Magnolias wedding colors “blush and bashful.” My husband, however, wasn’t crazy about it. So I’m giving him the much more masculine scheme of lavender and yellow (really, it’s more masculine.) I started thinking about these colors when I purchased our one lonely plant for our minimalist landscaping–my lemon tree.
Tune in next week when I address the lighting in the space. Thanks for reading and thanks to Linda at Calling It Home for giving us this opportunity to spend six crazy, stressful weeks together!