Fall One Room Challenge: Week 4

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Hello Friends!! Another week has passed us by and we are another week into the One Room Challenge. I would be lying if I told you I am not feeling the big reveal approaching. I have been going back and forth since my last post on if I should add barn doors or not.  Honestly, I feel like the space is lacking just one more architectural element. I had always envisioned adding barn doors to the room so it almost felt wrong not to do it.

The side board I received from Article is so gorgeous, but you will have to wait for the final reveal to see it of course. I mean, it’s more fun that way right? Ok, I will show you a picture of it just to jog your memory! This piece is so close in color to my flooring that I thought if I added the barn doors in a pretty dark green that it would pop that much more and shine like the diamond that it is.

I was scouring Pinterest like many of us do, and I came across this door design that I saw on Coco Cozy’s blog. I am not sure if this is a door she saw while traveling but the design hit me like a Mack truck and I fell in love. Here is the photo she had posted to her blog.


This isn’t quite the color I am thinking but this is definitely the design I am planning to go with. I will be using a moulding that isn’t so flat but has a little more detail. Here is what I drew up in Auto Cad so I could give my husband an idea of exactly the look that I am going for.

I really want to paint the doors a darker green color. I plan on using satin brass hardware for the door pulls as well as the track system. I want to pull the green from the painting from Minted that is hung above the sofa.

I haven’t selected the exact color yet, but stay tuned…. It will be revealed in the next post. Do you have a favorite moody green you would like to share? Please do tell!!! Here are a few inspiration photos I found on Pinterest.


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Stay tuned for our journey on making these barn doors. Think chic barn doors, no cows or chickens coming out of these doors. Architectural details always take the room to the next level, I hope my hunch is right on this one. Until next week friends.

Be sure to follow my fellow challengers to see all the exciting things happening in their rooms. I promise you will be inspired!


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Design Reveal: Logan’s Nursery


One of our favorite client’s literally called me soon after she found out she was pregnant. “Ok Jo, we need you to design our nursery!” One of my favorite sentences to hear! I do LOVE designing a fun nursery, and since I have designed other rooms for them before, I had a pretty good idea of their style, but I always have my clients pin me a few inspirations from Pinterest. This helps me get an idea of what direction they want to go with colors and personal elements they may want to add into the space.

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Photo Credit: Sarah Goodman Photography

Karla and Ryan are the sweetest young couple and so in love. Logan is their first baby so this room is extra special to them. They are always traveling and have really been to some incredible places together. Think riding elephants and petting Tigers in Thailand…. no really, they go on the coolest adventures.

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Karla and Ryan wanted to go with some travel elements in Logan’s room because he is “Their greatest Adventure” so cute right?! I scoured Etsy for some cute travel themed art prints and Karla did too!  We found a great Thai boat that reminded them of their trip to Thailand, a Brazilian print because Karla’s family is from there, and of course the “Ladies love a Gentleman” artwork from Hobby Lobby. If Logan is anything like his daddy, he is sure to be a gentleman!




Photos by: John Woodcock Photography

Karla loves to read and Ryan is always calling her a “book worm” we thought this would be a great little twist on the “Read to Me” corner we are often asked to re-create in our nurseries. Get your very own set of Bookworm letters in our shop!

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Photo Credit: Sarah Goodman Photography

Ryan and Karla aren’t only avid travelers but adrenaline junkies too. One of their favorite things to do together is  snowboard, so what mirror is more perfect for their little buddie’s room than the Snow boarder glasses mirror from PB Teen.


Photo Credit: John Woodcock Photography

I can’t wait to meet little Logan and I don’t think it will be too much longer! It is so fun to meet my littlest clients after they are born and watch them grow up in the room I dreamed up for them. One of the best things about my job!

Karla and Jo

Photo Credit: Sarah Goodman Photography


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