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Hi, y’all! It’s been a whirlwind week since my last One Room Challenge post with a trip up to High Point Furniture Market for the weekend (more details about market trends on the blog next Monday!) but luckily I still managed to sneak a couple of things in to get this room finished in time. Let’s just say, I’ve got a full couple of weeks ahead of me cramming in everything left to do.

If you need to catch up, here are my previous posts about my daughter, Sienna’s Big Girl Room makeover that I am working on for the One Room Challenge!

Week One – Where We Started – Neutral Nursery

Week Two – Big Girl Room Design and Plans

Last week the biggest change I made was getting this toddler out of her crib and officially in her big girl bed! If you’ve ever had to make the transition with a child from one bed to the other, it can be a traumatizing experience for both the child and parents. Luckily, I have two good sleepers and both of my children had no issues with moving out of the crib when the time came. Sienna was so excited about the bed – and I was so surprised with how small she looked in it compared to the crib! We did have a couple of nights after the switch where she was “wandering” after bedtime, but after making it clear that if she couldn’t stay in her big girl bed she would have to move back into her crib, she decided to stay put.

One Room Challenge Girl Room

That big bed looks like it could swallow her up!!

One Room Challenge Big Girl Room

My two good sleepers posing for the camera

One Room Challenge Big Girl Bed

Sienna ready for her first night’s sleep in her big girl bed!

If you remember from last week, I found the white iron daybed from Wayfair for the rock-bottom price of less than $200. Add in FREE shipping for a large piece of furniture and you can’t beat it!

In addition to the bed, I was able to find some bedding that worked with my design plan, too. I have become a bit of a bedding snob and require down comforters and duvets for our beds. I love being able to wash the duvet cover when needed – for those little “accidents” with kids, this a total must! And you can’t go wrong with the comfort of down – it’s like sleeping under a cloud!

The duvet cover I found is from Pottery Barn Teen‘s Emily and Meritt Collection. I wanted to keep it simple so we could dress up the bed with fun throw pillows, so I thought the cream with ruffles was the perfect pick.

One Room Challenge Pottery Barn Duvet Cover

PB Teen’s Pretty Placket Duvet Cover from Emily & Meritt

I found the twin sheet set from Target which seems to be my go-to these days for sheets – great pricing and good quality! They had the right blush color that matched the wallpaper perfectly and they were only $46 for a 400 thread-count set!

One Room Challenge Target elite hemstitch sheets

Elite Home 400-Count Sheets from Target in Blush

This is the picture I took from last week that shows how well the bedding works with the wallpaper – see those two guys at the top of the picture?

One Room Challenge Girl Room Color Palette

Paint, wallpaper and bedding choices

For my To-Do List, here’s the update:

•Big Girl Bed


•Paint – Chosen, need to paint

•Wallpaper Accent Wall – Chosen, need to install

•Window Treatments – Debating on these……

•Chair for Reading – Chosen, need to install

•Dresser – Chosen, need to install

•Side Table

•Throw pillows




Needless to say, still lots to do, but at least I have a plan – I will be busy this upcoming weekend for sure!

If you’re interested in reading about other One Room Challenge projects going on, check out the other talented designers and bloggers participating HERE! I’m sure there are going to be some amazing spaces featured in a few short weeks!

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