*Thanks to Kohl’s for proving the rug for this post.
No designer/decorator/blogger/ANYONE wants to share the painful progress of any project. Everyone wants to believe that a project goes from ugly to pretty at the snap of a finger. It’s just not the case with any project, big or little.
So today I’m sharing the photos that are painful for me to share. We are right in the middle of this thing, and it’s by far the hardest week. I’m starting to question my vision and seeing the room at a stand still while we wait on paint and other updates is only contributing to that doubt.
The paint arrived, but we are waiting on the painter to start the job. It’s a big job, and because we are so short on time, I’m 90% sure the picture frame moulding will not happen, which is a total bummer. It might happen in the future but probably not in time for the ORC reveal. However, I explained the situation the best I could to the painter (which sounds very ridiculous by the way) to emphasize that the paint job HAS to be finished by the end of next week…. We shall see how that goes…
The furniture and accessories have mostly all arrived. The Lazarro savoye leather chairs are incredible – quality and design wise. It was my first time ordering from them and I was very satisfied to say the least. The floor lamp from AllModern is also great. Not sure if that’s where it will live, but I love the sassy lines.
The mirror from Bellacor arrived. I originally visioned it leaning against the wall, propped against the mantel. But then when I saw how much mirror it was in person and how I would cry for 3 weeks straight if it broke, so I decided against it out of pure fear. Depending on how it all looks with the sconces hung and art layered, I might lower the mirror.
I’m DYING to see the sconces hung.
I love the vintage-looking mirror paired with the ultra chic sconces. That’s really the whole idea behind the room – the juxtaposition of a classic, antique feel with modern and ultra chic touches.
I went with this black and white honed marble from Lowes. I really love it against the classic wood mantel and am also going for that classic/chic contrast there.
That huge pendant is waiting to be hung. I’d really like to use an oversized ceiling medallion, but haven’t decided yet. Also, the combination of the chair upholstery color and the wall color kind of makes my eyes hurt.
I’m really loving this Mohawk rug from Kohls. Really I want to try it in my home, but it’s definitely a contender in this space. It is INCREDIBLY soft. Like you can’t walk barefoot on it and not rub your feet. Definitely rug angel worthy.
The design on the rug is great and the color is a perfect gray and cream combo. I’m looking forward to seeing the rug in the room with white walls and window treatments.
Oh and there’s that burl wood coffee table I can’t shut up about….. I told you it’s good.
I was hesitant to show this photo because the only thought I have is “there’s no way this is going to turn into the space I have in my head” BUT I’m trusting the process and sharing anyways. Here she is in all her glory.
What do ya think?
See you next week with hopefully some GOOD progress.
A big thanks to Linda from Calling it Home for hosting this shindig! It has been a blast thus far. If you’ve missed the past weeks –
I know I don’t have to remind you to check out the other participants because if you’re here, you’re an ORC person and have probably already checked out their progress. But just in case….
Claire Brody | The Curated House | Design Manifest | Driven by Decor | Honey We’re Home | Hunted Interior | The Makerista | Making it Lovely | My Sweet Savannah | Pencil and Paper Co. | The Pink Clutch | Savvy Home | Simplified Bee | Sketch 42 | Jill Sorensen | Orlando Soria | Thou Swell | The Vault Files | Waiting on Martha | The Zhush | Media Partner House Beautiful | TM by CIH
*Thanks to Kohls for providing the rug for this post.