Yes, I do realize I have not been doing well with this 31 day series because I haven’t actually posted every day. I don’t want to place any blame on our beautiful new pup (whom I will also post about because he is so awesome!), but he does take up a lot of time and energy, you know? And I hate to say this, but I kind of like spending time with him right now a little bit more than writing! I know… crazy right? :)
Anyway, I felt inspired to write about what I want my beautiful home office to look like because lately I have been looking in there, and it just looks like a random, bright yellow room – exactly what it is!
Here are some of my “I wish my office could look like this” pictures, and keep in mind these are also “one day soon my office WILL look like this” pictures! You can find most of these on my Office Pinterest board, but the images are all linked to the original sites these came from as well so you can see in full detail how these masterpieces were made.
I would basically like an ombre anything in my office (curtains maybe?), but these colours are so delicious, I think I will just have to make it a piece of furniture. This could be amazing on the back of a big bookshelf too!
This other Ikea hack really has me thinking. I basically love the idea of dressers in just about every room of the house now, which is why I have the giant green one in the living room instead of a typical “media unit”. You can never have enough drawers, especially if you can put your ugly printer inside them! We do have an old (FREE) dresser int he office now, and I really want to make this happen to it:
Re-purposing old things is definitely a new passion of mine, and I love the idea of windows for several reasons but I’ll only give you two: 1. You also cannot ever have enough windows in a home! 2. They come in all kinds of sizes and shapes. I love the idea int he picture below, I would just change the pattered areas to something less busy so I can use the glass as a dry/erase area!
As usual, The Nester is one of my main sources of inspiration. I swear to you, I could just move into this woman’s home and I wouldn’t change a thing! Her office is pretty much ideal, and what’s one of the main things in there? You got it… a dresser! My favourite things about this room? The big white desk, the round white tray with that adorable little tree in it (because who doesn’t love a touch of nature?), the page-book wreath (!), the pink wreath (am I loving wreaths right now, or what?), the white board and batten and that chair! I’m never ever going to have another typical desk chair again. They are too ugly! Isn’t that parsons chair just so much more pleasant to look at (and probably sit on)?
Though I love the current weird tan/brown carpet in the ‘office’, I’d love some wood floors and one of these in there. Ohhhh chevron… such a lovely pattern, isn’t it?
I realize I just mentioned putting a large pattern on the floor, but I also love the idea of a large pattern on the wall. Of course it would only be on one wall, and of course it would be totally classy and amazing like this one!
More patterns? Yes please! Look at these! AHHHH! Gorgeous!!!
Lights! Shiny lights. How appropriate!
And of course the all white concept. I think this is both luxurious and simple all at once, and it makes an office feel so much more special that way!
So there you have it. This is how I picture my office looking so far. Lets hope I can pull this off!
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