Living Room Reveal

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It’s The One Room Challenge Reveal Day!!!!!!!!!!

We made it!

All that blood (literally) sweat and tears have finally come to fruition and the room has turned into my favorite yet. 


It’s an amazing feeling to finally share our full room reveal with you and I hope you love it as much as I do. If you're new here, I've been participating in the 2018 Spring One Room Challenge hosted by Linda at Calling it Home. Where each participants has to decorate one room and have it completed within 6 weeks. 


If you want to get caught up to see how I’ve gotten here check out these previous post:

Week 1: Smokey Neutrals Living Room

Week 2: Sometimes The Best Things Start With A Mess

Week 3: Large DIY Plexiglass Art

Week 4: All In The Details

Week 5: IKEA Sektion TV Built-In



Remember where we started?

We were lucky enough to start with a blank slate making it possible to re-imagine what the space will be used for. If you check out Week 1’s post you’ll see that we were able to replace the floor prior to the challenge. We were also able to close off the doorway into the soon to be mudroom. 

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There was this giant blank wall staring at me and I knew I needed to fill it with something that was both beautiful but also functional. Built-ins are my number one go to when you want a gorgeous room but also have a 3-year-old running around

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Storage was a big driver of this design. 

Although Tuck has a playroom upstairs he always wants to be near us. Now he has his very own toy storage in our living room.


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I’m all for my son going all out with his toys, but everything goes back to its home before bed time. 

That way I still get to live in a pretty adult space at least some of the time. 

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This doesn’t have to cost a fortune. We made the built-ins ourselves using Ikea kitchen cabinets. You can see the tutorial from week 5 here

We also did this cool large scale art piece. You can find the DIY in week 3 here

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This is our Living Room and we want to do just that. LIVE in it. We made sure there was plenty of seating but let’s face it unless there’s company over we are all snuggled up on the chaise part of the sectional. This couch was made for morning cuddles or watching a movie while eating popcorn. (Likely Moana)

We added stools for end tables to keep the layout smaller and give lots of space for little feet to run around. Tucker loves to do laps around the house to burn off energy in the winter. Zooom Zoom Zoom!





Now that the practical part is done let’s talk the pretty stuff!

I truly believe that accessories make the space. When it’s all said and done they are what ties everything together and gives the room that “complete” look.

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If I really have to narrow it down to one thing it’s that it meets all of our family’s needs. This is the most important part of the design for me, I love pretty things but I find utility equally as important. To get them both to work together seamlessly is priceless. 


Side by side before and after!

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Thank You!

I’m so happy I participated in this year’s Spring One Room Challenge as a Guest Participant. I’m so grateful to have this beautiful space to come home to every day. I want to say a big thank you to Linda from Calling It Home for hosting The One Room Challenge bi-annually! I can’t wait for this falls to start on a whole new room. 


Make sure you check out all the other amazing participants reveals. I've been going through them all day! >CLICK HERE

Did you participate in this Spring's ORC? Write it in the comments I’d love to see your space!


Thank you so much for all of your support during this challenge. 

See you next week!