These last eight weeks have been really hectic around our house. While working on Caleb’s room, our furbaby, Ronin was diagnosed with cancer. This was also right after the mold situation became known in the attic. When we took him to a canine oncologist, we learned his cancer was widespread and he had days to live. 


Ronin’s diagnosis, and quick passing, was a huge distraction to maintaining progress in Caleb’s room. Honestly, there are probably a couple of things I will add as time goes on. I’d love to give Caleb some large pictures on the wall, under bed storage… small things to make it more fun and functional for him. 


Despite all that we’ve been dealing with here, I am pretty happy with how his room came out. It’s been a labor of love for sure, and I’m delighted that we got to dive in and do a DIY project around the house. 


As I was working on Caleb’s room, he asked if he could have a nightstand. It’s so adorable what four-year-olds want! I also picked up a cute basket for him to keep bedside books. This has also become a safe place for his remote control for his bedside light. 


I left most of the floor space open for him, but he loves the wall mirror, and also the little chair/reading area I created for him too. Caleb is somewhat introverted and after a super active day, we can find him hanging out in his own space enjoying the quiet. 

What is the One Room Challenge?


The One Room Challenge is an event that occurs every Fall and Spring. Designers, bloggers, and home enthusiasts elect to transform one space over 8-weeks. Follow along with us as transform Caleb’s bedroom! Click on the ORC Logo to see all the Week 8 posts from other participants.