It’s week four of the One Room Challenge! Yes, friends… I missed week three. There was nothing to report last week, as I just couldn’t get going. Call it writer’s block for designers. Although the design was set, I just had no motivation to start. Lol. But motivation came this week in the form of WALLPAPER! The Cole & Son Chiavi Segrete paper from Wallpaper Direct arrived, and suddenly it was GO TIME!
I ordered lots of Benjamin Moore samples in shades of olive, and Mediterranean Olive worked best. I love that it isn’t an exact match to the main leaves- just reads well with it. As a reminder, the room started with white wainscoting and trim work:
I painted the space using Frogtape®!
The yellow tape is for “sensitive surfaces” and perfect for my wood floors! I didn’t have to worry about cutting in perfectly in other areas because the wallpaper is getting installed on the upper part of the wall, but the yellow Frog Tape® was perfect for the hard job of painting near the floor!
My painter showed up to patch up holes in the kitchen ceiling where we had some lighting moved and changed (YAY! Can’t wait to share that soon!), so I recruited him to help finish up the dining room! The ceiling is Benjamin Moore Jet Black. My sister has black ceilings in a few rooms in her home and I aways thought it was so chic! So this was the perfect opportunity to try it out. It plays well with the BM Jet Black that’s in the living room nearby…
Next up! Wallpaper installation and painting my infamous thrifted buffet! Now the question is…. do I paint it the same olive as the wainscoting so it blends right in? Or the black of the ceiling so it’s a stand out piece? Let me know what you think in the comments below! And stay tuned to see what I decide:) As a reminder, here’s where the room is headed:
*This post is sponsored by Frogtape®. All opinions are my own.
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