Thursday, May 8, 2014

ORC-Whew! Its done!


As always, many thanks to Linda of Calling it Home for dreaming this baby up.
Are you all exhausted too?
If you need to catchup here are the previous weeks.
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
 Week 5
Let's take a look at my plan for my 17 year-old daughter's room and the results.


I had the bed, curtains and loveseat beforehand.
The girl likes chevron so I indulged.


I ordered a Lucite chair (from a company I won't recommend) and the blue and white chevron rug was a last minute Homegoods find.


The accessories in the room were the most fun for me. We both love elephants and the brass one was a thrifting score.
I found this vintage magazine rack at a local thrift and hit it with some gold spray paint to tie it in with some other accessories and hold all of my old her records.



I actually had the table in my basement. It was a side-of-the-road broken find that I repaired and lovingly refinished years ago. I took a deep breath and just started painting it white before I could reconsider.


I use my children's rooms as art hanging spots for my paintings until they sell so we can enjoy the paintings for a while.


That painting is from my new series and my daughter likes things to be color coordinated  and I think this works with her color scheme without totally matching.



The lamp on her nightstand was thrifted and I wrapped nearly all of the books in fun wrapping paper.


The pillows and throw on the loveseat make me want to steal them.
I found these blue and white porcelain balls at a discount store and I may have to buy some for myself.



 I hung her watercolors that are for sale in her Etsy shop with bulldog clips and they serve as inspiration as she works.

A print from The Pink Pagoda and a small abstract of mine work nicely together.
The rainbow was painted by her little sister and hangs with my favorite of all of her elephant paintings. I might just have to snap that up myself.

I learned a lot from this ORC. The main thing is that I never want to redo a a room with a resident slob. Every photo you have seen involved me moving clutter and clothes out of my way and putting things back to the way they were just a few hours earlier.
 We love the Parsons desk and ghost chair andI am really happy with the John Robshaw pillowcover I ordered and my recovered storage cubes.

Are going to spend the next few hours perusing all of the other fabulous ORC linker's rooms, like me?

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59 comments:

Emilie ShellAndChinoiserie said...

It is so beautiful, Kerry!!! Your daughter is such a lucky girl! I love the salvaged pedestal table and the vintage magazine wrack--what great finds! And I have never met a lucite Louis or brass elephant I didn't love. Also loving your new series of work and the blues and greens you are using, and now I have to get check out your talented daughter's work! That sunglasses print is--well--frankly it is awesome! So basically what I am trying to say is that I love it ALL! PS: Where did you find those blue balls (I know--couldn't resist)? They are beautiful! I have some darker ones and would love to mix in the lighter blue. Xo!

Carol@6WilsonBlog.com said...

This is beautiful, Kerry! Your daughter must be in heaven. I would steal the pillows, too, they are so happy as is everything else, especially those drapes! Great, great job!!

Mallory said...

Its beautiful!!! And she is so talented...just like her mama! xo

Alison Fauls said...

Your daughter must be thrilled with the room. Maybe it will even inspire her to keep it neater (as the mother of a slob, too, one can always hope;).

Cathy Wall said...

Congrats Kerry on creating a fun, sophisticated space, it's fab! And what is it with the 17 year old resident slobs? I've got one who lives in my house too!

Angela, blue i style said...

This is a gorgeous space! I love the yellow and blue, and all of the artwork makes it so personal. I had to laugh when I saw the comment about "her" records. I just put my old record player and all of my old records in my son's ORC room - we even had a family dance party to MJ's Thriller last night.

Kristen @ Pursuing Vintage said...

It looks great! I'm sure she's thrilled with it.
Tons of great details - wrapping the books works well, and I LOVE that brass elephant and magazine rack!
Way to go!

SHERRY HART said...

Kerry such a cute room! I guess you fare going to have to let go of it now and just hide your eyes.....right? Love the colors and of course your art looks fabulous in there:)

Elisa of Fancy Free Me said...

What a great space for your daughter. I would have loved to call that my room. I love that you incorporated her art, so sweet.

Nancy {at} powellbrower at home said...

Great job Kerry! It looks great and I know she is going to love it. what a lovely gift to your daughter! xo Nancy

Krista @ Goodwill Glam said...

Great job Kerry! I love the navy and yellow combo. Everything is so fresh and fun! I'm really digging your artwork too! I have a bit of a brass obsession and I'm totally digging that elephant!

XO,
Krista
www.goodwillglam.com

Calypso In The Country said...

LOVE it! Your daughter must be thrilled! I have those same blue and white balls in my office. Great accessories!
-Shelley

Lauren -ThisGirlDecor said...

Kerry this all looks so pretty and well put together! Your daughter is so lucky! I just love the art prints that you've chosen for the room. The elephants are so cute too! The prints go so well together great job!!!
-Lauren @thisgirldecor

Christine Dovey said...

I do the same thing with hanging my art in different rooms until they sell- that one of yours above the bed is perfect in there! You've got one very lucky daughter- great job!!!

Kimberly Lemmon said...

Well I hope my daughter doesn't see this! She will demand a room as fabulous as this! Love the art installation against the white wall. So pretty!!

Sabrina S said...

Love all the colours and patterns. It looks awesome!

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

You done good mamma. I think this room is just fab for your resident slob. :) I would have loved a room like this!!!

sarah sofia knepp said...

Kerry, YAHOO it's FAB! I love Cheveron too and love how you incorporated it into the bedroom design. I like the pop of gold too, and that elephant is darling! That painting is beautiful and a perfect personal touch in your daughter's room! She's lucky to have such a talented mom! I love all the prints too, so fun! It's been a pleasure watching your room transform and be able to participate in ORC with you!

Kim said...

First, how lucky to have so much art in her room! Second, I HEART chevron, I could move in with her. Third, maybe she'll keep it neater now? Maybe? xo

Eris @ The Pink House Reno said...

Those watercolors are gorge! And I share that same love for elephants :)

Tiffany said...

You have such a talented family! Your paintings are so amazing. Love the colors in this room and the rug is awesome. Just love me some Homegoods;) Beautiful room!

Traci Hutton said...

Such an amazing space...well done!!

Denise Greenwood said...

The room is lovely!! I love the way you hung the art with the clips - what a clever idea!! Great job!

An Urban Cottage said...

Certain color combinations have strong associations for me. Pink and orange is Dunkin' Donuts, Turquoise and Orange is vintage HoJos and blue and gold is Boy Scouts of America. But you just changed that for me. You turned into something fresh, young and feminine. Very nice job!

Tricia said...

Kerry - what a gorgeous room for your daughter! I love the bright, fun colors for a teen and all your little added touches. Love all the wrapped books and the elephants. It's been so fun to watch you transform her room - can't wait to see your next ORC!
Tricia // Suburban Bitches

Stacey {steward of design} said...

Great job Kerry. I love the pillows on the couch and wall art. I can totally empathize with you on a resident slob, I have one of those too.

Karena Albert said...

Kerry I am amazed at the transformation. There are so many precious details that just make the room zing!! Bravo girlfriend!

xoxo
Karena
Soiree by Danielle Rollins Giveaway!

Mary Meyer said...

Great job. I love the colors. What a lucky girl.

Summer Hogan said...

This room is so beautiful! I love the blues with the chartreuse and white. It is so gorgeous and you daughter seems to have a great sense of style too! Great job!

Summer Hogan said...

This room is so beautiful! I love the blues with the chartreuse and white. It is so gorgeous and you daughter seems to have a great sense of style too! Great job!

Christina Baker said...

Kerry!!!!! Your room looks outstanding!!! The yellow just pops and I love how you displayed your daughters art! So so so awesome!!!

Jen (House of Ruby Jean) said...

Its all so lovely! I hope I'm not ordering a chair from the same company you did! Mind sharing??

aquahaus said...

Kerry...the room is gorge. What a beautiful, refreshing, sophisticated space for your daughter. Great job. Congrats!!

pam {simple details} said...

Kerry, this is just beautiful, so fun and lively!! There isn't a thing I don't LOVE!! It's the perfect backdrop for all the artwork, such talent! Your thrifted finds are a great mix, too!

Andrea said...

Absolute perfection!!! The bright and cheery colors are the perfect complement to your family's amazing art! I love the brass elephant, and I'm dying to know where you found the blue and white balls?! Congratulations on a fantastic job!!

XOXO,
The Glam Pad

Kris @ Driven by D├ęcor said...

Kerry, I am so in love with this space! The blues and yellow are so fun and it's accessorized to the nines! And as always, the art makes the space all that much more special. Your daughter has to be thrilled!!

Shelia Dowd said...

Great work! I bet your daughter loves her new room! The art work makes it!
Shelia
www.houseofhighlands.com

Tracy Laverty said...

This room is so fun and colorful! I love the rug and all your art. You have a lucky daughter!

Shannon said...

So bright and colorful! I love the art above the bed. What a lucky girl! I'm so glad we did it! Cheers!

Casa Vilora Interiors said...

I love how it all came together! Beautiful!

Linda {Calling it Home} said...

Kerry, this looks fantastic. I had to laugh by your comment 'resident slob'....I have a few of them over here, too. The color comb you used plays well with endless art possibilities. It is also going to be fun when you keep changing the art around. Love this.

Carrie @ Cosy Carolina Interiors said...

This is beautiful, Kerry!! I love your thrifted finds (the magazine rack is inspired! Is that The Cars? Great record!) And the balls. ;) Your artwork is amazing, I love the colors of this new series.

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

beautiful job! love the textiles you chose and all the gold touches!

Vel Criste said...

Love it Kerry! I especially like the subtle-ty of her art gallery wall. just makes everything pop. And I have to agree with your miss, love that rug in the room and aren't your kids lucky to be able to display masterpieces in their bedrooms?! Great job!

tara martel said...

what a lucky daughter you have! This room looks gorgeous....every detail with so much heart and I love that you incorporated her own artwork as well as that of her little sister...so sweet! Great job!!

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kate@willowinteriors said...

Okay, I finally get to check out everyone's spaces now that my room is finally done and up! :) I love your daughter's room!! It is such a happy place! She must be thrilled! Love the art system and graet find with the rug (love it with the curtains. I've always loved blue&white, but I think i may have to go get me some yellow now. :) Well done!

Alana in Canada said...

Love the way you hung the artwork! Such a lovely room. I am sure it's incentive to keep it clean and neat (though my pack rat is 13) I'm not sure mine would let me do up her room. But, I can't imagine four more years of her chaos!

charmaine said...

I can't help but lol, I pretty much did the same thing, I too have some resident slobs. The room came together beautifully! Love the brush holder and of course all the art! Great job!

mrs. V | Chez V said...

Love it all. Your daughter is one lucky girl. The artwork is my fav, of course.

Julia | Pawleys Island Posh said...

Okay, starting to get caught up on blogs this morning and so glad I started with this reveal. It's amazing!!! I just love what you did in here!

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