Design Story: From Raw Room To Stylish Space In 30 Days

Time Several Hours

Budget $ $$$

Skill Level

WORDS BY The Havenly Team

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Published on May 25, 2016

Can you truly relax when that awkward blank spot on the wall won’t stop pestering you? Or how about when your wall colors clash with your sofa so hard that you constantly feel like you’re on the verge of a seizure?

Living in an unfinished space is no fun.

Yet some folks resign themselves to an undecorated home because they feel that a lack of time and money stands in their way. We get it! Been there 100 times over. But if you’ll allow us the honor, we would love to burst this particular bubble of design doubt.

Stunning Design Is Within Reach

Transforming a room from bare bones to expertly-crafted home can be all done and dusted  – on budget – in a matter of weeks!

Consider menswear and lifestyle blogger Blake Scott. When we first met Blake, his raw space needed a complete revamp. So we paired the blogger with Havenly designer Amy F. and the two set out to create a sophisticated, design-forward space.

From mood boards and layouts to furniture delivery and room assembly,  Blake’s pad was complete 30 days later.

The Design Process

Blake Scott's Havenly design concept.
Blake Scott's Havenly design concept.

Amy, who has immaculate taste in art, pulled together a gorgeous collection of pieces from St. Frank for the initial design concepts. In her design notes to Blake she wrote: “Most of the pillows and art is from St. Frank… I was thinking you could pick and choose and incorporate your favorite pieces.”

Blake’s response: “We absolutely love what you came up with. We like bits and pieces from each concept…”

Blake Scott's initial 3-D Room Layout from Havenly
Blake Scott's initial 3-D Room Layout from HavenlyBlake Scott's final 3-D Room Layout from Havenly
Blake Scott's final 3-D Room Layout from Havenly

“Amy, it looks amazing!! We love it!” – Blake Scott

We share Blake’s enthusiasm! The leather tufted ottoman in the center of the living area is an exquisite touch.

Leather tufted ottoman

Leather Tufted Ottoman $298
The Santee Bonded Leather Tufted Ottoman is something that you really can put your feet on because a) you deserve it and b) bonded leather is very cleanable!

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Got questions? We’ve got answers:

  • Yes: The Havenly experience is catered to your style, your budget and your design vision.
  • Yes: Our professional interior designers work with you personally every step of the way.
  • Yes: You’ll get a final design rendering that’s also a shoppable board where you can browse and purchase everything you need to complete your dream room – all in one convenient purchase.
  • No: It won’t break the bank.

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