Hello and welcome to the unveiling of my newly renovated powder room! I am so excited to share my design reveal with you as a first-time guest participant for the One Room Challenge (ORC)! I am really pleased with how vivid the space turned out, especially since I am such a fan of high contrast. Just to recap, the One Room Challenge is a challenge to renovate or makeover one room over a six week period. It happens twice a year, once in April and again in October. Here are l
Welcome, friends, to Week 5 of the One Room Challenge! As a guest participant, I have now completed (along with some help) nearly all the work for the powder room renovation. Here is the latest news for all the projects: https://www.oneroomchallenge.com/blog/fall2018week5 Here are links to my previous posts in case you want to catch up: week 1 | week 2 | week 3 | week 4. THE PROCESS My mosaic tile came as 12"x12" mesh-backed sheets, so in order to have a 4" high backsplash
Hi friends! It is week 4 of the One Room Challenge and the progress is notable, not only in my powder room, but in all the featured and guest participants' spaces - you can check them out here: https://www.oneroomchallenge.com/orc-blog/! Our wallpaper is hung and the framing trim is painted and installed! I think it is vivid and beautiful. As a designer, I think it is absolutely fair game to make a powder room special! It is a space that can handle being a bit more visua
Hello, there! If you've been following along, last week you read about me joining in the One Room Challenge (ORC Week 1 post) as a Guest Participant. Yes, I am working on a renovation for our powder room! You may also be interested in viewing the designs of the featured and guest participants at: www.oneroomchallenge.com/orc-blog. There is a ton of great work happening out there! PLANNING So far, I have been having a lot of fun refining my selections for the powder room.
You've probably heard the ancient adage, "The only thing constant is change" (Heraclitus, c. 500 B.C.). In the land of design and decoration, I got to experience it first-hand. a new and improved space My oldest daughter (17 years old) recently revealed to me that she was no longer enjoying the color choice of her youth. A mere three years ago, she had chosen hot pink and a vivid turquoise blue to decorate her room, but alas, this color scheme was no longer in favor with thi