One Room Challenge: Sewing Studio on a Budget | Week 3

Welcome to week 3 of the One Room Challenge! If you are new, the One Room Challenge created by Linda from Calling it Home follows 20 designers as they makeover a space in just 6 weeks! I am participating as a guest participant! The space I am working on is converting my son's old bedroom into a sewing studio all while sticking to a very low budget. We are renting our home so we can't move walls, add moldings or change the carpeting. This room is getting transformed with paint, fabric, furniture and accessories! Want to read from the beginning? Here are week 1 and week 2.

No pretty pictures yet. Things are moving along but the room is in a state of chaos. I found a beautiful cabinet on Facebook Marketplace for $100! It received several coats of Raven by FAT Paint, one of my sponsors for the ORC. FAT paint is a chalk paint made locally by a good friend of mine! Next week I will share tips, tricks and how-to use FAT paint.

Fabric has been ordered from Tonic Living and is set to arrive any day now. I will be sewing a outside mounted roman shade for the window.

In addition, I'll whip up some pillows to create a day bed out of my son's old bed. This past weekend, I ventured into Ikea to get picture frames and they were all out of most Ribba frame sizes in black. Apparently they are out across Canada and aren't getting a new shipment until June. So now I venture to other big box stores to track down what I need. I did manage to find a lamp for my sewing table!

Another fabulous sponsor for my room makeover joined in the fun is Urban Walls. My original idea to paint a floral wall is now being replaced by rental friendly floral wall decals.

Trying to decide between

Help me decide!!

Still have a list of things to do to get this room finished! Make sure you visit the One Room Challenge website to see how other guest participants are up to!


  1. I think I like the last floral the best - I love the large scale :)

  2. I like the first one, Inked Florals, and I LOVE the lamp!! Wowzers!

  3. Thanks!! You will have to come back this week and see what I chose!!


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