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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 6 – THE BIG REVEAL! BASEMENT FAMILY ROOM!

QUESTION – WHAT IS THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE? –

ANSWER – The ONE ROOM CHALLENGE currently in its 11th season, is a bi-annual event, Started by the wonderful LINDA at CALLING IT HOME.  20 TOP Designers Take ONE ROOM and work their magic! . Close to 200 Guest Participants also play along and they ALL design, decorate, transform, renovate, small-scale, large-scale projects and each week – they post updates on their progress. Finally 6 weeks down the road..the BIG REVEALS happen!!!!

IT  IS  – in a word  – SPECTACULAR!!!!

HOLLY OF THE ENGLISH ROOM DID A MAKEOVER OF HER MASTER BEDROOM AND CLOSET AND THE RESULTS WILL BLOW YOU MIND – CONGRATS HOLLY!!!

TODAY is the DAY when ONE ROOM GUEST PARTICIPANTS (ME) AND OVER 150 OTHERS from all over the country – heck, maybe even the world…are all wiping OUR collective brows and saying

“I DID IT!”

 and IT is like a BIG GIANT PICTURE DAY!!!! It is like Christmas!!! The GIFTS just keep coming!!!!  NOW I need to brew a fresh pot of coffee and some yummy cupcakes (I cannot stop craving cupcakes) to sustain me ( I could get faint) while I look over ALL of the ROOMS!!!

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MY ONE ROOM CHALLENGE SPRING 2017

This project was PURE JOY for me…creating a BEAUTIFUL AND SAFE AND COMFORTABLE space for this wonderful family of 6 to enjoy their much deserved

PRECIOUS CHERISHED FAMILY TIME!

Here is one quick last look at the before….

THE BEFORE

You know how you feel when you have a really great gift for someone, and you are bursting at the seams to show them…where the GIVING is as good for you are THE GIFT!!!! That is THIS ROOM to me!

SHALL WE!

THE AFTER
MEET THE FAMILY

I FIRST MET THIS WONDERFUL FAMILY WHEN I WAS COMMISSIONED TO PAINT A PORTRAIT OF THEIR BELOVED DOG “AEGIS”…who HAD PASSED AWAY.

I COMMISIONED A PAINTING OF THE KIDS ON THE BEACH!!!

THE KIDS ON THE BEACH – COMMISSIONED ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING BY ROZ OF DRUNKEN COWS – FRAMED BY MEG WEST

NATE BERKUS EQUESTRIAN SIDE TABLE

“PARTY OF 6” – PAINTED BY ME AS A SPECIAL GIFT TO THE FAMILY!

TEIL DUNCAN

and THATS A WRAP!!!

DONE – FINISHED – HURRAY!!!

SOURCES

“CATS PAW” RUGANNIE SELKE / DASH AND ALBERT

SOFASGREENFRONT  FURNITURE

“COLLINS” CHAIRSJOYBIRD

MEDIA CONSOLECRATE AND BARREL

SOFA TABLE – ANTHROPOLOGIE

COFFEE TABLE – THE ARTFUL LODGER

STOOLSTARGET

LAMPSSAFAVIEH

END TABLE – GREENFRONT FURNITURE

LEATHER RECLINER – GREENFRONT FURNITURE

PILLOWSANTHROPOLOGIE, PILLOW COLLECTION, POTTERY BARN

ACRYLIC FRAMESCRATE AND BARREL

AQUA TRAY CRATE AND BARREL

CANDLE STICKS – PATINIA ANTIQUES

CHENILLE BLANKETS – TARGET

BASKET – HOMEGOODS

BOOKS – AMAZON, ANTHROPOLOGIE

ART

 “2COWS, SHEEPLESLI DEVITO

BEACHTEIL DUNCAN

COMMISSIONED BEACH PAINTINGROZART

VIRGINIA TECH AND OHIO STATEETSY

WALLS – BENJAMIN MOORE REVERE PEWTER

IF YOU WOULD LIKE A RE-CAP, VISIT WEEK 1, 2, 3  4, AND 5

HERE ARE THIS YEARS DESIGNER PARTICIPANTS!

“CALLING IT HOME”   is the host site of The ONE ROOM CHALLENGE.

  Centsational Girl | Chris Loves Julia | Christine Dovey | Dwell With Dignity | The English Room | Glitter Guide | House of Brinson | House Updated  | J+J Design Group | Lark & Linen | Abby Manchesky |Nesting Place | Old Brand New | Old Home Love | The Pink Pagoda | Rambling Renovators |Erica Reitman | Sketch 42 | Suburban B’s | Erin Williamson  Media Partner House Beautiful | TM by CIH

VISIT CALLING HOME AND VISIT ALL OF THE GUEST PARTICIPANTS

I plan to do a few posts next week with my Favorites!!!

I HOPE you have loved this project as much as I have!!! …

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HAVE A GREAT DAY AND THANK YOU FOR FOLLOWING ALONG!

YOU CAN VISIT MY OTHER ONE ROOM CHALLENGE ROOMS HERE!

SPRING 2015 – TEEN GIRL ROOM

ORC Spring 2015 PHOEBE’S BEDROOM MAKEOVER

AND FALL 2015 “TEEN BOY ROOM”

ORC FALL 2105 – COOPERS BEDROOM MAKEOVER

Once again – thank you. You my friends are my online support system and I appreciate you all more than my words can convey.  Your showing up, cheering me on, leaving comments, sharing your thoughts and questions and opinions….mean so much to me and keep this thing going. Sometimes writing a blog can feel –  on the one hand – Energizing and Invigorating and mentally stimulating and on the other – A tad indulgent and I wonder if anyone would miss it if it were gone….and I hope you my readers know that for ME – it is all about YOU – sharing with YOU and reaching out and connecting with other like-minded and NOT like minded souls…making this big world smaller and easier to Navigate .

Thank you.

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15 thoughts on “ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 6 – THE BIG REVEAL! BASEMENT FAMILY ROOM!

  1. This is great!!!! The colors the choices the whole room feels ready for a family to grow in and I love that it is not over – decorated !!!!

  2. Love, love, love! Especially love that it doesn’t look or feel “decorated” – it came together just beautifully! Congrats Lesli –

    1. Thank you Kathy. My goal was to give the family a template upon which build as the kids grow and change with lots of places to sit with furniture that they can move around easily and not hurt or get hurt.

  3. Lesli, You are so creative! The room looks so welcoming and comfortable, a place where I’d just want to hang out. Well done. And, I noticed you have Gray Malin’s book “Beaches” on the table. One of my favorites-I’m kind of obsessed with his photography. From your blog it doesn’t look like any rooms in your house need a makeover! Diana Lucas

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