One Room Challenge - Week 4: Modern Boho Family Room

April 25, 2019

 

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It's week four of the One Room Challenge! If you're just joining us, I've been giving our family room a modern boho makeover, as a guest participant in the ORC.

 

 

 

Week 1 / Week 2 / Week 3

Now that we're headed into the home stretch, let's take stock of the progress so far:
 

-̶ S̶h̶e̶l̶v̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶ ̶

-̶ Storage

- Decorative Pieces

-̶ U̶p̶d̶a̶t̶e̶d̶ ̶w̶i̶n̶d̶o̶w̶ ̶d̶r̶e̶s̶s̶i̶n̶g̶s̶ ̶ 

-̶ A̶ ̶f̶r̶e̶s̶h̶ ̶c̶o̶a̶t̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶p̶a̶i̶n̶t̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶b̶r̶i̶g̶h̶t̶e̶n̶ ̶t̶h̶i̶n̶g̶s̶ ̶u̶p̶ ̶

-̶ B̶u̶d̶g̶e̶t̶-̶f̶r̶i̶e̶n̶d̶l̶y̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶s̶u̶s̶t̶a̶i̶n̶a̶b̶l̶e̶ ̶o̶p̶t̶i̶o̶n̶s̶ 

-̶ The signature neatntiny.com minimalist-ish aesthetic

 

 

On the off chance you're not sick of seeing it yet, here's the mood board again:

 

 

Pillar candle holder /decorative wood bowl /felt storage basket /wall-mounted bookcase (similar bookcase for less) /sectional couch (similar sectional for less) /assorted black and white mudcloth pillows / throw blanket yellow mudcloth pillow hyacinth foldable storage baskets.

 

This week, I've been working on storage solutions for the room.

 

Time to fill those empty shelves!

 

 

 

Shelf styling is something I get unusually excited about.

 

 

 

I got a few new baskets for shelf storage:

 

 

 

Felt Storage Basket ($8.99, Amazon.com). These were a steal and I was really happy with the quality! I got two for this room and another two for the bedroom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Foldable Hyacinth Storage Baskets - Set of 2 ($38.99, Amazon.com). They look much better in person.

 

 

I've been shopping our home for decorative items for the shelves. Shopping your home is the new (budget- and environmentally-friendly) shopping!

 

Some of these things were stored away in basement boxes and some were literally yanked from other rooms:

 

 

 

 

I also sorted through our stacks of books and decided which to keep:

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Hours later...

 

If you've been following along for a while, you may've notice some of these things have made an appearance elsewhere in our home.

 

 

 

I used earth tones, plants and rounded shapes to lend a laid-back, boho feel to the shelves’ otherwise modern, clean lines.

 

Since this is our family room, I wanted to fill it with reminders of our happiest times together, spent travelling.

 

On the shelves below: travel guides from our favorite destinations and souvenirs from these trips (a ceramic bowl from a local shop in Joshua Tree and carved gourds from Peru). 

 

 

 

 


The hyacinth and felt baskets I got on Amazon fit perfectly between the CB2 Helix acacia shelves! This is another one of those things that brings me an inordinate amount of joy:

 

 

Baskets are the perfect way to store things on shelves while minimizing visual cutter!

 

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Wood & Metal Bookcase ($129.99, Amazon.com).

 

 

And then there's this other set of shelves in the opposite corner of the room: 

 

 

 

 

 

I continued with the travel mementos/family theme over here:

 

 

This vintage abacus belonged to Eric's grandma. She actually used it for arithmetic! I wonder if one day my grandkids will display my old Texas Instruments graphing calculator on a shelf as quirky decor from a bygone age...

 

 

 

Eric snagged this inlaid wood box while on a trip to Egypt:

 

 

 

This gorgeous bkb ceramic planter, another Joshua Tree find, was handmade by a local artist, Brian Bosworth:

 

 

 

 

 

And, of course, there's more basket storage:

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is our junk 'basket' for the room:

 

 

 

 

 

 

I put our remotes, wireless keyboard and controllers in here:

 

 

 

 

 

More book storage down here:

 

 

 

 

Board games go in the massive basket beside the shelves:

 

 

 

 

 

So that's where we're at with two weeks left! I still need to style the couch and area around the TV. I also have a cute little travel map DIY I'll share with you next week!

 

 

 

 

 

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