At this very moment in time, I’m about 90% finished with the office! I’m so happy with how everything has come together so far and it’s really beyond perfect for what I needed!
If you missed it, you have to read the post about my experience with Modsy to see how I got to this style/look for the new space. Basically, my goals were for a clean, textured and airy space with grey, whites, blacks and green from “plants”. A lot of my plants need to be fake, because of my cats, but I really think fake plants have come a long way in looking authentic!
The original picks for the office design were beautiful, and I copied some exactly, but some items were beyond my budget for what I would spend on a particular item. The desk, for example, while STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL was $2000.00. I couldn’t do it! So I found a similar version at IKEA and I’m hanging shelves above it to mimic the look.
I found a couch at HomeGoods for a great price, and got $50 off because a button had fallen off.
Through the redecorating process I’ve purged a lot of junk as well. That feels SO GOOD. I’m fairly good at throwing things away and donating items that can be donated, but I have to do it when the mood strikes. Nicole inspired me with her idea of “quieting the house” in September, before fall decorations and holidays, and so far I’ve held off on doing a SINGLE fall decoration until I clean out the house a bit.
You can be sure I’ll share a full blog post about the office when it’s finished, but for now I’ll leave you with my inspiration board, taken straight off of my secret pinterest board.
p.s. nothing says fall like a plaid shirt!