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One Room Challenge: THE REVEAL | Bedroom Makeover

Updated: Jul 19, 2022

The past couple of years have been challenging. A new baby, a pandemic, balancing kids and working from home. I'd retreat to my room each night and dream of someplace serene. "What if my room was that serene place?" I thought. I began making plans in my head for what it could look like, but inspiration finally struck when I saw Rifle Paper Co.'s Peacock wallpaper. I loved the bold look and the moody colors, and I used it as an anchor for my vision board.


A quick reminder of where we started. I always had big plans for the bedroom, but never felt motivated to begin the process. The One Room Challenge was the perfect motivator. The room was grey, boring and without much décor beyond some family photos. In the corner was a baby changing table accumulating clutter.


My plan was to make the space feel bold, sophisticated and brighter.

The goals were:

- White walls with frame molding

- Wallpaper accent wall behind bed

- New patio door (if in budget)

- Bedding accents

- New rug

- Minimalist décor

I am proud of how the final design stayed true to the vision!


There were a lot of firsts with this project. I had never done picture frame molding nor had I installed conventional wallpaper. I learned a lot of new tips and tricks!

I've become a huge fan of Ruggables with kids and a dog, and this Jonathan Adler design ties the room together and makes a big statement.

With a long lead time on custom patio doors, I opted to paint the existing doors in the meantime. I think it definitely elevated the look of the space!

My new Samsung TV is probably my favorite thing about the new bedroom. It's absolutely beautiful and incredibly hard to tell it's a TV. I plan to dedicate an entire blog post about the TV, the frame and how I hid the box.

I wasn't crazy about the barn door and worried it would clash with the new vision for the room, but after painting it, it feels much more modern and cohesive.

I'd seen so many videos about DIY art in the past and found them intimidating, but after not finding any art I was crazy about, I decided to give it a try! I am happy with how they turned out!

I was very intentional with the décor in the room. I worked to balance modern and traditional pieces. Some of the pieces have personal significance. The antique books used to belong to my grandparents and the wrought iron mirror was in my childhood bedroom growing up.


Wall Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Snowbound

Black Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Black Magic Wallpaper: Rifle Paper Co. Rug: Ruggable

Vanity Tray: Bed Bath & Beyond

Wall Frames: Homegoods

Accent Table: Homegoods

Barrel Chair: Wayfair

Standing Lamp: Target

Marble Links: Magnolia

Marble Bookends: Magnolia

Large Vase: Magnolia

Bud Vase: Magnolia

Dried Mustard Stems: Magnolia

50" Frame TV: Samsung

TV Frame: DECO TV Frames

Hearth & Hand Fabric Box: Target

White Bedding: Pottery Barn

Sage Bedding: Bed Bath & Beyond

Bolster Pillow: Etsy



One Room Challenge, is a biannual design event where 20 influencers are chosen as Featured Designers tasked with making over a space in eight weeks. Guests participants can join by linking their own room transformations. This spring, the Official Media Partner is Apartment Therapy! Be sure to visit the One Room Challenge page to see the amazing work of the Featured Designers and Guest Participants!

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