It has been a CRAZY week made much better by Chocolate Cake… but I bet that’s not why you’re here!
Let’s get this show on the road! Welcome to my One Room Challenge Reveal! I hope you brought wine and cookies!
Let’s recap for those of you who may be new here. We set out to overhaul our Dining Room into a multi-purpose space of a Playroom with Dining Room potential. I wanted a room that would function as a playroom the majority of the time but shows a pretty, sophisticated side when it was time for a formal dinner for ten. I wanted fun, colorful accessories, and art that would be comfortable in either setting and furniture that could serve more than one purpose.
Week #1 I shared my dreams and ideas, and I was so excited to hear that you all “got” my vision! Week #2 was all about sharing the plans and my crazy to-do list. Week #3 had a lot of talk about built-ins. Week #4 I was able to brag about my new light, and the fixtures started rolling in. And last week, I made a serious dent in the to-do list, adding chairs, finishing the built-ins, and grabbing a few new accessories. #thenitgotreal
If you had an hour or so, I’d regale you with tales of the past week and all the crazy that came along with it – I would because I like to whine sometimes – but let’s just say I was applying poly to the table that almost wasn’t this morning. For real.
All of the stress was worth it though because I am so excited every single time I walk by this room! I’m going to stop talking now and show you a ridiculous amount of pictures, starting with the Playroom version of the room, followed by the transition to a formal dining room – be sure to scroll all the way through!
|A large – 9ft in length to be exact – console table and window seating, with built-in storage, surround a large open play area.|
|This large fabric hamper stores balls for play pillows for dinner.|
|Acrylic buckets and dishes provide sleek, pretty storage and display objects for a pop of color.|
|Custom Built-ins provide ample and accessible storage, along with display space aplenty.|
|My design assistant aka my son did some decorating on his own!|
|When playtime is over, this custom-built table easily transitions to a dining table that seats ten.|
|The “book cart” becomes a bar cart|
I am just giddy with how this all turned out! It is precisely the way I envisioned it, and I can already tell it will be a perfect fit for our family!
Let’s take a look at the before so I can appreciate the after even more!
Making over a room in six weeks was way more work than I expected – it is a massive undertaking and I could not have gotten even half as much done without the help of my entire family, my husband especially. This project truly was a joint effort! Thank you and much love to him and all the rest of my family. Thank you to Linda, of Calling it Home, for putting together the One Room Challenge. Without you, I’d likely still be looking at my “before” dining room for quite some time! And thank you to my fellow bloggers and friends – having you cheer me on and encourage me to keep going even when the going got a little crazy meant the world. xoxo
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And thank you to YOU, for following along with me, and all of your encouragement along the way. Be sure to check back next Thursday for a full source list! As for now, if you need me, I’ll be napping and catching up on a little bit of laundry.. We may or not be running short of socks!
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