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One Room Challenge, Powder Bath, Week 5

Welcome Back to the One Room Challenge, Week FIVE!

Okay, you all.  I am officially freaking out over here!!!  I have SO MUCH TO DO!

If this is your first visit, you must catch up!

My family can thank Linda, from Calling it Home, for organizing the challenge that mommy is consumed with right now.

We got the mirror hung! Hooray!  Wasn't that Craiglist photo hilarious?  It is the perfect size here.

Next, I made a template for the backsplash out of paper to see if I liked the style.  I do!  Sent it off to the fabricator with a "rush" note on it.

Now, for the fun part.... sketching out my mural.

Working away in the wee hours.

I decided to paint a mural of our property, starting with the gazebo.

It will take many layers to get everything just right.

I couldn't leave out Eleven Gables!

I have been giving some sneak peeks over on Instagram.

I had this custom seagrass rug made at a local rug store.  It is such a narrow size, I couldn't find a ready made one anywhere.

Remember my template?

The backsplash was delivered and installed in the nick of time!  Whew! 
 Now to get everything finished up and photographed for you next week.  I am really excited to see this space completed!!

Thank you so much for joining me and encouraging me along the way!  I am honored that you have stuck with me through this.  Big hugs to each of you.
Don't forget where we started~

Now, let's review my plans:

  • paint vanity
  • add custom marble top
  • remove weird trim and fill in holes that I will surely make
  • take down valance
  • paint trim
  • remove wallpaper
  • float walls
  • paint walls 
  • remove vent/fan
  • rewire chandelier that's been in a box in my cabana
  • replace light fixture
  • hang mirror
  • backsplash
  • paint wall mural
  • fluff and add any last minute details
Shopping for:
  • 2' x 7' rug (approx)
  • handtowels
  • toilet paper holder
  • towel holder
  • mirror
My Pinterest Board Here and Here shows the direction I am going and gives you a little sneaky peek as to what I am thinking.

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  1. Em, I love that you just whipped up a template and "sent it off to the fabricator". I need one of those! haha. I can't wait to see your special mural- one more week!!!

  2. Wow Emily! You got so much done! How fabulous to have a fabricator crank that baby out so quickly! Can't wait to see your finished mural next week!!!

  3. Painting a mural...WOW, I can't wait to see! It's going to be amazing!

  4. Emily~love the mirror and that sink is beautiful! Love how your backsplash adds a custom touch and can't wait to see the mural!

  5. It looks great so far! Can't wait to see the finished mural!

  6. Looking good so far.....I am sure that finished mural will be fabulous!

  7. Looking great Emily! Can't wait to see that mural!

  8. Your mural is going to be perfection! Love!

  9. I don't think I can wait a week to see that mural. I am too impatient. I'm driving over to Edmond right now. :)

  10. I LOVE a mural... so impressed! And the red 'before' is... quite something. :) I like the direction you're taking this space a liiiiiiitle bit more! Ha!

  11. Laughing so hard at the comment of your family thanking Linda... That's what I keep telling my husband, too. "IT'S NOT ME – IT'S LINDA!" or "IT'S NOT MY FAULT – GO TALK TO LINDA!" It's quite convenient, so Linda, if you're reading this: THANK YOU. LOL

    About the room, you already know I love it all, but I am MOST excited about that mural and still can't wrap my mind around the fact that 1) You have SO much talent!!! and 2) You're hand-drawing your property!!! Yourself!!! Free-handing!!! AHHHH... Sorry for all the exclamation points and capital letters, but I feel it gets my point across a little better. ;) Next week will be amazing.

  12. It is stunning already and cannot imagine who amazing it will look when it is completed....

  13. Wow, what a difference! It's going to be stunning once it's finished. You have amazing talent!


  14. You have a true talent! Love that you painted a mural, can't wait to see the whole thing!

  15. I can't wait to see the mural finished - what talent! It looks amazing, Emily!

  16. Oh my gosh, I CANNOT WAIT to see that mural!! You are incredible.

  17. EMILY, I can't believe you are painting a mural. How incredibly talented are you?!! I can't wait to see it!

  18. Its going to be amazing! I thought I already left a comment as I keep coming back to see if you have updated again....xoxo

  19. It's going to look so amazing. I definitely agree that the vanity needed the backsplash, it will be stunning. Also, DYING to see this finished mural - how talented are you!!? Amazing! Roll on week 6 :-)


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