#AmazingAnastasia and Loloi Rugs

The One Room Challenge is not for the faint of heart. You have to be prepared and accept change without hesitation. Be versatile and roll with all the punches and snaffoos that are thrown your way. Maybe the sofa will be on backorder or take 12 weeks for delivery or won’t fit through the door. Maybe the paint color is all wrong, or the weather won’t cooperate making your contractor run behind. The chandelier was delivered in pieces. It happens. It’s life. But you only have 6 weeks from start to finish, so you better be able to think on your feet.

Loloi Rugs - Anastasia — Ornate traditionals distressed and full of character are modernized by illuminating color-ways in the Anastasia collection. Power loomed in Egypt of polypropylene and polyester, Anastasia not only is durable and easy care, but gives the appearance of being a fine rug made by hand. The intricate detail, luster of colors, and unbeatable price point establish the value of this outstanding collection. Anastasia is available in various sizes including rounds and runners.

When creating my mood board I tried my best to channel versatility. If something fell through I could make a change without having my space fall apart. The rug was going to be my foundation piece. If I could nailed the rug, I merely had to accessorizing it. The search was on but didn’t take long. Being a fan of Emily Henderson, I knew she had blogged about Loloi Rugs awhile back. They wound up being my first and only stop. (Don’t worry, at the bottom of this post, I let ya know where you can pick a Loloi Rugs up for your own space.)

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One Room Challenge — Office Makeover with Vintage Finds

Time!!! The One Room Challenge final reveal deadline has arrived! Hands up! Well kinda. It’s the night before this post goes live, and I’m typing as fast as my little fingers can hit keys. I take that back, it’s after midnight. But for all intents and purposes, this room is dunzo! Like many of the other participants, I got the flu, and I’m tired and exhausted. Anyone who tells you this challenge is a breeze is lying. However, it’s also one of the most enjoyable blog projects I’ve ever completed. It’s been an absolute blast, but it really has come down to the wire. Last Saturday, I was still putting the finishing touches on the styling and scouring the Grayslake Flea Market like a crazed woman on a mission…for which I was. Yes, there are a few things that didn’t arrive on time, but it’s all good. I’m still pleased as punch with the final outcome.

My goal for this room was to bring in a lot of vintage pieces. Mixing old and new. Giving it a twist. Not banking on trends. I wanted the space to be comfy. Cozy. Someplace I’d like to hang out for hours. Challenge accepted. And I have to tell you, in my heart, with every fiber of my body, I know I hit this room makeover out of the park. Since I’m one of those people who can’t hold in their excitement…here’s the final reveal! My office makeover with vintage finds.

One Room Challenge — Fall 2015 Finale. Final room reveal of my Home Office design project. A makeover with vintage finds mixed with new home decor. I wanted a workspace that was comfy. Click thru to the blog for all the details. - Interior Design using the Loloi Anastasia Rug

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One Room Challenge – Home Office Makeover

It’s Week 5 of the One Room Challenge, and right now I feel like my entire life is revolving around this project. Nothing else really matters. I’m okay with being 7 blog posts behind and staying up until midnight. It’s crunch time, and next week is the final reveal. If you’re new here and wondering what on Earth is this One Room Challenge, well, check out Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, and Week 4.

It's Week 5 in the One Room Challenge and my home office makeover is in the home stretch. Vases and pillows and throws, oh my! Click thru to see the progress from where it began to where it is now. Interior Design.

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