The One Room Challenge Week 3

Last week I mentioned I’d be bringing in some color in my living dining space with some pillows, art and accessories. With so many options, I was indecisive on what exactly that would be, but ultimately I settled on using the Indian Arbre Hyacinth pillow as the color jumping off point and pulling out the blues and purples:

Arianna Belle One Room Challenge Week 3 design scheme www.ariannabelle.com/blog

Once I chose that main pillow, I played around with different coordinating options. I landed on the Marine Blue Velvet, Java Java Navy and a light purple velvet. I also gave my sister Patty of Parima Studio, a swatch of the Indian Arbre Hyacinth fabric and she worked her magic to create a custom painting.  What you see in the photo above is a sample print. We may make a few final modifications, then will get it blown up to a 24×30 piece that will go in the dining space, between the window and the front door.

Aside from that, I checked a few other things off my design to-do list. I selected and ordered the dining table, which should hopefully arrive later this week. I went to Lowe’s with my husband to buy what we (ok he) needed to hide the TV wires. I started putting the art that arrived earlier, up on the gallery wall.

Gallery Wall close-up // Arianna Belle One Room Challenge Week 3 www.ariannabelle.com/blog

L: Lula by Parima Studio, R: Arc de Triomphe Paris by Phrosne Ras 

Last but not least, I unpacked these beauties which are going in the dining space and will be adding some much needed light:

Bassett Mirror Company lamps // Arianna Belle One Room Challenge Week 3 www.ariannabelle.com/blog

They’re called Hollywood Glam.  I love their classic double gourd shape (my favorite for lamps) and that lucite bottom! They’re also a nice size, so they’ll help fill out the space nicely. I can’t wait to add mirrors to the wall behind them!

There’s still much left to do in 3 short weeks. It’s going by so fast! More of the things I’ve ordered should start arriving (or be ready for me to pick up) so hopefully I’ll have more photos for you next week. I also need to do an Ikea run (for frames, etc.), paint and fix my flea market entry tables (photo here), work on my Expedit makeover (fingers crossed it will look as I imagine it in my head), among other things.  Stay tuned!

In case you missed it: Week 1, Week 2

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9 Responses to The One Room Challenge Week 3

  1. IrisNacole says:

    It’s going to be a gorgeous space!

  2. I love that you had a custom art piece made that ties in all of your colours- the palate is so dreamy. Love how the art wall is coming together and excited to see your space unfold!

  3. Paige Minear Me says:

    OMG!! I love your colors and I usually steer clear of anything purple. I am dying over that art and can’t wait to see it up and hung! Great job … can’t wait til next week! xo

  4. Lesley Bright says:

    Loving that beautiful jumping off point. I used to be a purple girl and then kinda fell away from it…I think your scheme may have me back on it! Love it with the blues. Those lamps are perfect! They almost look like a pale blush color which I’ve never seen double gourds in!

  5. CallingitHome says:

    Love the lamps. Great choice.

  6. Sherry Hart says:

    How gorgeous are the colors in your space! My goodness that are and the pillows will be incredible!

  7. very pretty palette and that floral is everything!!

  8. All Digital says:

    Hello, I have unique bedroom idea in all accounts for every house dweller. It is the place that gives you the much-needed relaxation after a tiring day at work. The most elementary need for a bedroom is the bed.

  9. Tobe | Because It's Awesome says:

    Arianna, this is SO lovely! Your sister is wildly talented. And it will mean so much to have her work featured so prominently in your main space. This is going to be such a serene space!

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