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It's week two of the One Room Challenge and since I decided to jump in at the last minute it was a scramble to come up with a concept. The She Shed is currently filled with items that need to be donated, tools, fabric samples, tile samples, textiles, wallpaper, artwork etc. I challenged myself to go through my items and take this opportunity to use what I already own FIRST, then fill in the gaps with new items. This, by the way, is exactly the process I use to work with my design clients. I love to reuse, repurpose, repaint, update and up-cycle when I can.

I mentioned in my first post that I partnered with Ron Rice Painting and Consulting to paint the interior and exterior of the shed. I did this waaay before I knew I was going to move into the moody tones but here's what the interior looks like. A clean canvas of Sherwin Williams Alabaster white paint.

As I mentioned, my first order of business was to go through my items and use what I already own. I found this wallpaper - FOUR rolls of it - called Zebra Lines by Opalhouse.

I also found a set of Scribble curtain panels from West Elm that I'm going to use to skirt a built in desk that my husband installed.

I will also be adding layers of natural wood tones, texture, fringe and an abundance of Frida Kahlo creative muse! Here is what the concept looks like all pulled together - concept board, color scheme and furniture plan.

I am also excited to be partnering with one of my favorite brands, Twin Star Home. Twin Star Home, the #1 leader in electric fireplaces and standing desks recently dipped their toe into outdoor furniture and will be sponsoring a pair of club chairs, side table and outdoor pillows.

I'm also partnering with my friends at Chandra for the indoor/outdoor area rug.

Now it's time to get down to business and implement the plan.


The One Room Challenge, is currently in its seventeenth season, and in the design industry, this is a widely anticipated event every spring and fall. Each round, twenty design influencers are selected to take the challenge, as Featured Designers, and transform a space. Every Wednesday, the designers document their process while sharing their sources and professional advice over six weekly posts. 

In addition to following along, everyone with a blog or Instagram account, is welcome to join the fun as a Guest Participant by linking their own room transformations up during the six weeks. Each Thursday, the internet and social media are flooded with interior design inspiration, ideas, and encouragement.

To date, more than 3,800 rooms have been transformed through the One Room Challenge. The event, and many of the spaces, have been recognized and featured.



You can follow the featured designers here.

A Glass of Bovino | Beginning in the Middle | Beth Diana Smith | Clark + Aldine | Coco & Jack

Deeply Southern HomeDesign Maze | Dwell by Cheryl | Erika Ward | Home Made by Carmona

House of Hipsters | Hunted Interior | Kandrac & Kole | Kate Pearce | Katrina Blair | Liz Kamarul

Veneer DesignsRambling Renovators | Renovation Husbands | Studio Plumb

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