ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

Hello again my friends!! It is now Week 5 of the ONE ROOM CHALLENGE and I’m beyond excited for this room to be nearing completion!! It has been quite the process but I am extremely happy with how it is turning out.

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Now back to the room so most of the pieces have already arrived. The Caitlin sofa from Interior Define is just gorgeous in that dark teal velvet with her gold legs. She’s super comfy too! As you can also see we have the TOV marble coffee table and Hands Vase from Arteriors shown as well.

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On the opposite site of the room the TOV Velvet Chaise is chilling out lol. My family is absolutely loving this spot.

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

Now I was going to end the blog post here but then the universe came through for me and I received the call that the Canton Road silver metallic grasscloth wallpaper which was on back order since the end of August was in!!

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Now remember I thought the paper would not come in time so I had painted the wall? Well now I had to prime the wall with Shieldz Wallcovering Primer since my wallpaper installer said this was better than the RX-35 I previously mentioned. Good thing I was unable to return it!

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

Luckily I have the most amazing wallpaper installer who was able to fit me in on Friday morning when I am off from the day job. This was was amazing! I am so grateful to him and my designer bestie Darlene who recommended him to me.

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

Here is the wallpaper being installed using Roman Pro-880 clear adhesive. The paper was trimmed down so there would be five even pieces instead of having a random thinner piece at one end which would have looked really bad.

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

The installer was extra careful to not get any glue or water on the grasscloth as it would have stained the paper.

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

He also made cutouts as he went along and left extra paper so the sconce on the right side would not have that gap it previously had.

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Lastly he had to trim the wall to the left at the corner. The head installer came by after to see the finished job and he mentioned being careful at this area because if it was brushed against often it would lift from the corner. Fingers crossed we do not have any issues but I do have an extra sheet of paper in case.

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

This is the finished wall which I am absolutely in LOVE with and was well worth the wait! I am so glad I have patience and waited for the right paper to come in.

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

Later that night we had the electrician come back who is my husband’s friend and always comes right away!

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

In more great news the replacement Kelly Wearstler Strada Small Sconce from Visual Comfort also came in which was perfect this time!!

ORC Week 5 - Dining Room to Sitting Room Willow House makeover // IQ Design

So there you have this weeks update. Please check back next week for the final reveal of the ORC Sitting Room makeover. Don’t forget to follow my Instagram Stories and daily Facebook Live videos to see the behind the scenes videos. Also if you have a project you are considering working on, know your budget and like cool things then reach out HERE to see if we are a fit for you.

Lastly please don’t forget to follow the other amazingly talented Featured Designers and guest participants here, as they reveal their spaces next week as well as well.

xoxo

Nicole

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