Little Explorer Boys Room | One Room Challenge Fall 2016: Week 5

 

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Welcome to Week 5 of the One Room Challenge!

There is just one week left to wrap up last minute projects! My room is just about ready, except I have to finish my one big project. Nothing like running down the clock on a project! It is just about finished, kind of.

Lets get to what I did get finished this last week.

I found a great deal on a headboard for the room. While I loved this bed.

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It didn’t come in a twin size.  I took to hunting down at every single thrift store and home store around town and finally scored this beauty.

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I was able to get this headboard for just $20. That was a huge savings on my budget. With just a little spray paint this headboard looks brand new and matches the room great!

I also lucked out and found this!

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I had originally wanted a side table like this for the room. You might be familiar with the West Elm or Pottery Barn Version. Both of which were out of my budget for the room.

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Lucky me I found this on the side of the road for free. I was tempted to go over and ask my neighbor for a log from the trees that he had recently cut down in his yard. The only reason I didn’t was because I don’t know them very well and thought that it might make an odd first impression.

I spend this week getting the log turned into a night stand table.

I did run into a small problem.

The drawer pulls that I bought for the dresser had holes that were closer together then the old ones. I had already painted the dresser. Luckily I had not sealed it yet, so I was able to fill one hole with wood filler and then sand it down and paint over it.

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I don’t even think you can see where the hole was at all now! I am so happy because I was worried that there would be an indent where the old handle hole was.

If you follow me on Instagram you will see that I have posted a few sneak peeks of the room in my Instagram Stories.

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I will be posting a few more of them as well as my trip to Nashville this weekend! My husband surprised me with a mini get away to Nashville for my anniversary present this year. I will be attending the Business Boutique conference put on by Dave Ramsey’s Team. I am so excited to go! If you are going to the conference I would love to meet you!

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Come back next week for the room reveal! Until then head on over and check out the other participants progress on their rooms HERE.

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