ONE ROOM CHALLENGE SPRING 2019 FINAL REVEAL





Stick a fork in me because I'm done....cooked and ready to carve.....the One Room Challenge is over.



Time for the reveal.  For six weeks every time I mention this people keep saying "what do you win?".  I like to say that the winner is my sister because when you get a text like this.... all the hard work and complaining is worth it:)




Here is my sister after she won restaurant of the year for Sandy Springs, Georgia.  14 years in business and SO much hard work.  I hope this is your year baby sister!

And special thanks to Linda.....:)

I could do a lot of explaining but let's just get to it and save all of that for another post!  You guys have waded through all the teaser shots....exciting images of painting walls....haha.

A quick before of the Living Room




After

Without gettin all wordy....Mark Sikes was my inspiration....soft, pretty, traditional, and timeless.








Before

After




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So now moving to the DR which is visible from the LR so of course I HAD to do something to that space right?

Before...


We kept the table and chairs.










Moving to the office which is also seen from the living room.....my project just just kept growing:)

Before...a hot mess....

After
All cleaned up.  We kept the desk [remember my budget].....same paint color [which I can't remember from 20 years ago!]

Before


After













Here I am looking all "I hate having my picture taken".... you will too when you are my age because all I see is my grandmother... #nuthinicandoaboutit

Thanks to Owen and Christine for all my beautiful images!

Thanks to all of my sponsors:

Fabricut, Hudson Valley, Lamps Plus, Loloi, Minted, NDI, Pacific Designs, SWD Studio, HomePop, Schumacher.

Thanks to my contractor Phil for the shiplap, and Ladisic Fine Homes for the paint.

Special thanks to my friend Rose Kipper  for all her help and for keeping me on track with my inspiration.....cause there were times when I might have tried to veer off....

Are you excited to see the other reveals?  I am!






More details about everything later but here are the links to previous weeks!



Sherikaout



47 comments

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Of course she can't quit walking around admiring her beautiful new spaces! Great job again and I hate having my picture taken, too, but no way you look like a grandmother!

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful! I'm obsessed with the dining room and that light fixture! I can see why your sister keeps walking around and staring!

Calypso In The Country said...

Why would you hate having your picture taken - you're beautiful! And speaking of beautiful, you really worked your magic on these spaces. I love all the changes you made and all the pretty vignettes. That gallery wall looks amazing!
Shelley

Cindi said...

Gorgeous!

Caroline Culver said...

So good! I love it!

Doreen said...

Love it all... beautiful!! Lucky to have you for a sister.

rachelellenalex said...

STUNNING!!! Of course you did it again! I love every single thing. You have the best reveal posts with the simple before and afters of each vignette in the room so we can just scroll through and enjoy your amazing work. Hopefully, you will share more sources soon though! Congrats on another beautiful ORC. I just can't believe that is the same sofa and dining room chairs! I love that you used Mark Sikes for inspiration but showed us all how to do it on a budget. Bravo!

11thegreys@gmail.com said...

Well done to you. Mark Sikes will be very proud and so he should be. An excellent job. I hope your sister enjoys spending time in those spaces because all that is missing is people having a good time. Excellent

Betsy said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! You knocked it out of the park! As for your grandmother, she must have been beautiful.

Ashley @ The Houston House said...

Gorgeous! I love the neutral pattern on pattern and the pops of classic blue and white. Will you adopt me? Haha!!!

Dawn H. said...

Sherry, you are fabulous! I love, love, love that you did the One Room Challenge for your sister -- she deserves to come home to a beautiful home every day and you provided that for her. You never cease to amaze me with your work. Thank you!

Julie said...

What an amazing transformation, I can't believe it is the same house! You are so talented, and it really shows here because you may have had a limited budget, but it looks like no expense was spared.

Su-z said...

Of course it’s gorgeous, that’s no surprise! Kudos on expanding one room into three. I love them all.
You look nothing like a grandmother, but I completely understand. I see my grandmother in the mirror all the time!

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

Beautiful as always Sherry!

Anonymous said...

From Ho-Hum to Ahhh-Ha in only 6 weeks is quite an accomplishment. Everyone should be as fortunate to have a sister like you. Take a bow because you deserve it.

LRae said...

Bravo! You always amaze and this is no exception. I love the blue and the rattan in the living room. It's all so tastefully done. Every detail. Lucky sister.

Desert Diva said...

Those rooms are stunning and so are you! I think these rooms are the point of the ORC - creating rooms with beautiful design and extremely livable spaces, and working with a realistic budget. Outstanding job!!!

Mary Ann Pickett said...

THIS LOOKS AWESOME! It was a THREE room challenge! I feel like it has your sister's personality by keeping some of her antiques and accessories. So great that you have brought her so much happiness with your talent!

Carolyn A said...

It's amazing to me how a designer can take such plain boring rooms and make them so beautiful yet still livable. You have such a talent! Lucky her to have a sister like you!

Dian Owens said...

Wow! What a beautiful transformation for your sister! (Tears in my eyes.) Susie had some lovely pieces to work with and you brought them all to their glory! Those rattan pieces are classic! And, three rooms! Tell me about the big tacks bordering the office ceiling. Subtle elegance! (I can't seem to stop using exclamations.) Sherry, PLEASE publish a design book!

Cindy said...

OH MY GOD!!! No Way! This is absolutely incredible I'm like your sister, i want to just keep looking at it over and over. ... and i have questions now, but i need a minute to go walk through again, lol

Cindy

Anonymous said...

Well done! I love that you kept the drop leaf tables - they look great in the newly redesigned rooms! It's all just great - the leopard pillows, the blue and white, the stripes on stripes, the bamboo etagere...I can't decide what I like best.

Deborah said...

WOW!!! Too bad there isn't a prize you've got my vote. I adore every little bit of it.

Donna, The Decorated House said...

It was so good to have you doing ORC this year! You are missed when you are are not in it. Really. It's always fun seeing what you design for your own family as well as other clients.

Anonymous said...

Bravo! It’s beautiful and so tasteful. I really enjoy your blog and your sense of humor!

Debbie said...

Holy shit, no way!! (Sorry, not sorry for the language 😋). It’s all perfection, pure perfection!! The family room doesn’t even look like the same space, it’s all just so delicious!! You’re sister is one lucky girl. One day I’m gonna be lucky enough to work with you, one day🙏

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I would walk around all day too!...Breathtaking transformation and having Mark D. Sikes as a mentor is truly a good thing as the results are magnificent!!!

Jo in Chicago said...

Just lovely!

Gail Storti said...

I “ditto” what everyone else has said! Truly a magical transformation, every detail is perfection. I can hardly believe you had a small budget because it doesn’t look like it. So, Sherry, can I be your next One Room Challenge? You can do anything you want, I trust you completely!
But seriously, congratulations on a top notch job, now please, take a bow! Now I’m goi g back to study those 3 rooms again and again!

P.S. Don’t tell anyone, but you are the winner in my book!

karen said...

you are the very best!
I am available for adoption is you are in need of another sistah!

jana bek design said...

Sherry, you've outdone yourself once again! You nailed the Mark Sikes aesthetic for these spaces, each room is so inviting! Bravo my friend!

mollie's mom said...

Oh my goodness - look at all of that blue and white with touches of bamboo and animal print!! All my faves in each of these gorgeous rooms!! You killed it!! I would be walking around in awe as well!! I can't believe you did ALL of those spaces!! You need her to cook YOU an over the top meal!! This is really stunning! All of it.

cindy hattersley design said...

All I can say is you rock!!! Your sister must be over the moon. Love every darn detail!!

Susan Tucker said...

First of all SHERRY, You look amazing. You are amazing. I LOVE everything you do. Love your Humor, please keep it. Your sister has a beautiful, comfortable space to come home to after those long arduous days at the Restaurant.
You are so talented. I love every single detail of this space. Three for One, WOWZA! I've noticed you always seem to do that. You go above and beyond on every design. I'm going to be coming back to this post again and again.

Anonymous said...

Wow, you nailed it! I can’t stop looking at the photos and want to move in with your sister, lol! I LOVE the collected look you achieved. You have inspired me to do some much need updating in my own house. I’ll be copying a lot of this!

The Grey Dove Cottage said...

Gorgeous, and very Mark Sikes, you nailed his aesthetic; light, stripes on stripes, blue and white porcelains, hint of Asian, traditional mixed with contemporary, collected style layered with texture. Incredible difference between before and after, I think that is the fun of the ORC, seeing the metamorphosis from beginning to end - inspiring.

Nina J said...

Absolute perfection! I love everything you do but this is just incredible. Don’t mind me while I plagiarize the heck out of it! Let’s hear the skinny on the 2 wicker chairs. Just for looks, or are they actually comfortable and sturdy enough for every day use? I’ve always been a huge fan of Mark’s work, so my own living room is slowly evolving in that direction but I’ve been stuck on the chair situation. They just might be the ticket I’m looking for. Thoughts?

Virginia said...

Beautiful! I love the light, airy feel of the rooms. Traditional, but not at all stuffy.

That Tech Chick said...

Sherry,
You knocked it out of the park! Every space is gorgeous! Your sister must be over the moon!

Nancy

Bonnie G. said...

You did an amazing transformation! Love the before and afters.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful! I especially love the mantle!

michele said...

You created such beautiful spaces for your sister - I absolutely love that rug and wallpaper in the dining room! It's all so pretty, and I'd be walking around staring too. Well done, sista Sher! xox

Dianne said...

So so good! The best of the best!!!

Anonymous said...

Stunning! I adore everything you did in these spaces for your sister, I keep scrolling back and forth finding more that I love each time. I agree with whoever it was that suggested you write a design book...it would be a bestseller for sure.. also love that you operated on a budget..obtainable design for those of us that don’t have unlimited funds! Great job, love everything you do. Lastly, you look beautiful in your picture..and definitely not grandma...
Sharon

Dana said...

Gorgeous! Just beautiful & classic👌I love all your designs but especially love how you can do so much on a small budget.

Vanessa @ Decor Happy said...

All the spaces are so beautiful. I love that you used her old furniture in the dining room but it looks 1000% different - fresher and so pretty. I love the fireplace styling and the stripes on stripes. Great job once again!

Calling it Home said...

Meet you at the bar! Between the two of us, we somehow manage to find one brain working at all times. Your brain was in overdrive on this one. Stunning transformation and your sister is now responsible for all the holiday entertaining! Love the wallpaper, dark walls, light furniture, all the blue & white....everything. Well done!

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