One Room Challenge, Week 5

Here we are at week 5 already. Wow is time flying by. Thanks again for taking the time to check in with me. If I didn't think you were coming by, I probably would procrastinate more. If you would like to start at the beginning of all of this, you can go here

I am super excited to announce that my trimwork is done. It took a huge chunk of time, and I had help with the hard stuff. Here are all of the specs just in case you want to try this. 

All of the trim is BM Snowfall White. The walls were inspired by this bedroom. They are BM White Dove.

I could kiss Mary Ann for tracking down the paint name for me. I want my whole house painted this color.


Section 1 & 3 have the framed wall treatment above the chair rail


In Section 2, the walls were too narrow to frame them above the chair rail. I gave them a mock cap on top to finish them off. I also modified the crown in section 2.



Here, you can see that my CL altar table got a makeover. You can also see that I picked the yellow lamps. Although, weather permitting, they will be changing colors.




I think I am finally going to use this vintage brass light fixture that has been sitting in my garage for ages.

The glass is smoked, and there is a lot of it...not quite sure how I can do this without replacing all of it. I'm not even sure it works....they lady said it did, and I never checked.


I picked up this mirror, that has a gash in the upper right corner. 
You just can't get good quality for $15 any more. 


Hopefully, I can give it a makeover and place it above this CL table


Once I fix the red tinted stain


There is one more week....and then the big Tah Dah!

Now let's go make the rounds.




44 comments:

  1. Looks so pretty my dear! And the altar table looks fab all glossy white. I'm voting yes to painting the yellow lamps. What color what color???

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  2. Linda, the trim looks so beautiful. Such a custom finish, I love all the millwork and details. You've made so much progress, and I can't wait to see all these elements come together next week!!

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  3. I am still amazed at how big your dang foyer is....You are in and out of mine before you realize it. I love that table you painted white...and yes...Whit Dove is the perfect white. My whole house is painted that color and it makes it easy to touch up! No guessing! I think you should keep the yellow lamps....especially for the spring and summer....but that is probably asking too much. What is the life span of an accessory in a design bloggers home?

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  4. Wow! Stunning Linda! You must be so excited, it is all coming together so beautifully, can't wait to see it finished! Jen

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  5. Trim looks so good! And I am glad you picked the yellow lamps!!

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  6. The details of the make such a huge impact on your room. You must smile when you walk in the door!! Way to go! I love the pop of yellow!! xo

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  7. I already talked about your new woodwork. So on to the ALTER TABLE OMG!! It looks fantastic painted white and in front of the white wall!! LOVE the mirror and the lamps. Looking GREAT!!!

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  8. Ahhhh this space is so fresh!! Love thst mirror. So ornate!

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  9. I love your molding and paint colors. Your mirror and table finds are fabulous! This is looking like a million bucks!
    Xo Nancy
    Powellbrower.com

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  10. You go Linda, love how the trim work turned out, so rich and inviting! The alter table looks magnificent in the creamy white and having the lamps add the pop of color was a great choice. No doubt those other pieces will be rockin' after they get the "Linda touch!"

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  11. All your fresh white is killing me, and the alter table is amazing, would have never thought of white on white! I'm keeping my fingers crossed the light works for you!

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  12. Love the contrast of the ornate mirror against the white. Looks amazing!

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  13. I love the white altar table. This is coming together beautifully.

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  14. Want me to come over and take that stain off for you? I've still go all my supplies out. Your alter table is looking amazing and love the lamps on there. And you have a gift for finding some wonderful mirrors my friend!

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  15. Soooo Good! It looks amazing. Yay - furniture time! This is the fun part! How is it that you are so good with CL? You must be the chosen one.

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  16. never in a million years could I have pulled off that trimwork like you did- it looks flawless!

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  17. You should be able to have new glass cut for not too much money. Just go to a glass store. I know because my husband broke the glass. I love that fixture and would love to have it in my home!

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  18. It all looks SO GOOD. I am obsessed with that light fixture! And you definitely just saved someone LOTS of time with measuring!!!!

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  19. So jealous of your foyer size! The mill work looks beautiful! Love the colors! Looking forward to seeing that table all styled up.

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  20. Awesome!!! Its looking so good. You are really working hard on this one!! Can't wait for the final week for the full reveal!

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  21. Are you recovering the stools right now, I need a step by step instruction guide! haha! Love all the trim work and molding. It is looking great!

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  22. Practically my whole house IS painted White Dove...but I wish I had all your gorgeous wainscoting. This is all so elegant.

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  23. Love all the beautiful trim work! Looking forward to see the pretties next week!

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  24. Love the feel of the room. So light and airy and fresh!

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  25. To say this looks GREAT is an understatement!! You know how I love beautiful millwork and you my dear have done an amazing job!!
    xo Kathysue

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  26. It looks amazing, Linda! Completely transformed. Love the altar table, and why are you painting those gorgeous yellow lamps? The fixture is going to be cool - I have no doubt. Carry on with it!

    www.chattafabulous.blogspot.com

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  27. Its all so light and bright and welcoming. The altar table is fantastic and the leggy number is the type I gravitate towards.

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  28. I can't believe it's week 5 already! What am I going to look forward to after next week? :) Your space is looking unbelievably amazing!! Digging the CL finds.

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  29. Wow!! It looks beautiful, really!! The wall color is fab.

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  30. Everything looks fantastic! I love the white paint and trim!!

    XOXO,
    The Glam Pad

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  31. All this white wood work is making me so happy. Can't wait to see the big finish!

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  32. Oh my goodness, Linda you are my hero! This keeps looking better and better! I love the alter table in this space.

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  33. Wow, your entrance is really looking gorgeous! My daughters room/playroom/hallway are dove white. It's a great color. I knew you were going with those yellow lamps. I'm interested to see what color you choose.

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  34. Linda, it really looks phenomonal!! Your altar table is perfect in the entry hall! I love White Dove - all of my trim is White Dove and many of my walls are Linen White (too many actually - it is boring.

    I hope the snow misses you...stay warm and dry! xoxoxo

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  35. Linda it is looking so good. I love the CL table and chandelier.

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  36. Linda your walls and trim are stunning...really incredible.

    When I finally find my new home I plan on painting every wall BM White Dove...been in love with it for quite awhile.

    You are going to have a super impressive foyer (can't believe how big it is!). Looking forward to seeing it next week!

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  37. It's looking very nice! I love the table and the round mirror, and I can't wait to see how it all looks next week!

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  38. Isn't white dove simply delicious??? Your panelling and moulding look amazing! And you CL finds are divine!

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  39. u r SOOOOOOO good with ur CL findings!!!! - people shoukd PAY you to do CLing for them! - for realz!

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  40. Elegant space! i can just imagine how beautiful this entry will be, perfect for your house!

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  41. You are a whirling dervish of activity and I can't believe there's just one more week left. How did that happen?? It's looking fabulous! And the white dove is so pretty. A client of mine is looking at using that on her kitchen cabinets. I know she won't be disappointed. Can't wait to see more!

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