Deprecated: __autoload() is deprecated, use spl_autoload_register() instead in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-includes/compat.php on line 502

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/bwp-recaptcha/bwp-recaptcha.php on line 40

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/layerslider/wp/widgets.php on line 4

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; nggSliderview has a deprecated constructor in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-flex-slider-template/nextgen-flex-slider-template.php on line 14

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-flex-slider-template/nextgen-flex-slider-template.php on line 52

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; nggGalleryview has a deprecated constructor in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-galleryview2/nggGalleryview.php on line 14

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-galleryview2/nggGalleryview.php on line 100

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/php-code-widget/execphp.php on line 62

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/pinterest-rss-widget/pinterest-rss-widget.php on line 303

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/pinterest-rss-widget/pinterest-rss-widget.php on line 305

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/twine-social/twinesocial-widget.php on line 34

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-includes/pomo/translations.php on line 208

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/themes/church-event/vamtam/helpers/woocommerce-integration.php on line 48

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/themes/church-event/vamtam/helpers/woocommerce-integration.php on line 50

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/themes/church-event/vamtam/helpers/woocommerce-integration.php on line 55

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/themes/church-event/vamtam/classes/shortcode-overrides.php on line 34

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/themes/church-event/vamtam/classes/framework.php on line 57

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/package.module.fs.php on line 263

Warning: session_start(): Cannot start session when headers already sent in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/bwp-recaptcha/includes/class-bwp-recaptcha.php on line 236
Michael's Inviting Bachelor Pad - Oh My Goods!

The One Week Decorating Challenge!!

,

I must say I could not have done this without the help of my wonderful sister!! It’s impossible to be in two places at once and she really helped make this possible…thanks SIS!
.

Earthy and Inviting

.

YAY!!  One home decorating project down…..three more to go!  This whirlwind adventure of home decor began a week-and-a-half ago as a referral from a friend.  Michael had just become the proud new owner of his first place and wanted his whole condo furnished in……..wait for it………….one week!  Okay, breathe.  Next hurdle: furnish the living room, dining room, master bedroom, office, and entryway with a materials budget of $4k (having a mattress and boxspring as the only current possession to work with).  Style requests: earthy, inviting, a touch of masculinity, not a lot of “tchotchkes.”  Well, I completed the mission with the knowledge that for him, this was “phase one.”  Phase one is looking quite well and all phase two needs is some more artwork and organizational “ware.”  It was great a great challenge and It is cool to see the outcome so quickly.

.

.

The Budget Broken Down:

Dining Room-$700
Living Room-$1400
Bed Room-$1000
Office-$475
Entryway-$250
Misc Bath/Kitchen-$100
Paint/Misc. Supplies-$125
.
Total: $4050
.

Photos:

.

Living Room:

.

Blank Canvas...

.

The TV of course was the biggest money drainer!

.

Dining Room:

.

Dining room flows right into the living area

.

Complete with extendable table and extra chairs!

.

Simplicity with a touch of masculinity

.

Entryway:

.

.

Gloss/Flat stripes on the wall is my favorite part of this area!

.

A great spot to keep mail, keys and other items from creating clutter in your home :)

.

Bedroom:

.

Oh yeah, I did forget...the other type of "furniture" he had was that type of bean bag that converted into a mattress of sorts...I will say though that I did sit on it and it was indeed comfy :)

.

Masculine yet still inviting :)

.

That was the only piece of artwork I could afford for this room, but there is a lot of opportunity for great art in this room!

.

Love the lighting in this space

.

Office:

.

.

Uncomplicated and functional

.

Just add some books on those shelves!

.

One Week Budget Challenges:

  • Not being able to order lower priced items online without the availability of free express shipping (except I did get the TV from Amazon.com because it’s “Prime” members get free two day shipping)
  • Can’t wait around for delayed Craigslist responses
  • No time for garage sales to find ridiculous deals
  • Having to buy less expensive furniture that requires assembly which eats up time

.

Overall, I am quite happy with the outcome of the “once-barren-condo-turned-comfy-modern-and-inviting-home.”  Have you ever been in a time crunch for a decorating project?  What did you do to get it done?

.

  1. March 30, 2011

    Looks great! I can’t wait to see it in person.

  2. March 30, 2011

    Amazing!! Seriously, good work, Loi!

  3. April 1, 2011

    Fab-u-lious! Wish you lived up here!

Write a comment:

You must be logged in to post a comment.

© 2016 Oh My Goods! | Made with love.
Follow us:               

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /homepages/17/d285894813/htdocs/omg/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 204