I am thrilled to share Week 3 of the One Room Challenge with you because there is progress. I had almost given up hope of being able to find a sectional with everything that I wanted. The configuration, fabric, comfort and price!
The really stylish ones were either like sitting on a park bench or a bean bag. I wanted one that had deep seating but was firm and you didn’t sink like quick sand. I narrowed the style down to track arms and clean lines because it is so versatile. I originally wanted the one above from Macy’s but thought that it was too big and too expensive.
After more measuring I realized that it would fit. Go big or don’t bring it home!!! I went back to show my husband and it was on sale for over 40% off. It was a done deal. I am so excited!!! It gets delivered next Friday.
In my 20 years of adult life I have only had 4 couches. An antique one that was given to me and that a friend helped me reupholster, the IKEA Ektorp (which I loved), a poufy padded leather number with recliners that haunted me for years and my current craigslist find that is officially thread bare. So this was a big deal for me.
It is lighter than I am comfortable with as far as stains are concerned, but I bought the protection plan and called it a day.
Still loving this inspiration pic the most.
I am going to love the contrast against the dark walls. Speaking of dark walls. We are painting this weekend!!! That is the other progress that I am so excited about.
I chose Black Heron by Valspar. It was the truest black in my home. It doesn’t have brown, green or purple undertones. I was happy to see it listed as one of the Top Black Paint Colors according to Jenna Burger. The white color that I chose is Quail Egg by Valspar. It is a warm white that contrasts the White Dove trim. The rest of my living space will be Quail Egg.
This is my current pillow crush from H&M
Next week I will share my lighting choice from Lamps Plus, more before pictures, and hopefully a little preview of the paint.
If you’re wondering about how we did on the garage….We made lots of progress. I can see the light at the end of the pit!
My To Do List:
- Pick out and purchase
sectional, rug, and ottoman
- Sell existing furniture
- Install new shades and curtains
Choose new lighting (I have a few in mind from Lamps Plus)
- Hang gallery wall around TV
- Hang mirrors above sofa
- Art above piano…possibly a DIY
Feels good to have crossed something off!!!
Follow along with the progress of the other participants this week at Calling it Home