This is my home office. This is where I work and where I often blog (when I'm not blogging on my laptop in the lobby of my kids activities). I redid this office last year.
The window treatments were my creation. The panels are from Pottery Barn, but the window shades I made. I liked the idea of not making the treatment too heavy looking but just framing the architecture of the window.
The window treatment was simple to make and is completely no-sew. I purchased fabric that was in the colors I wanted the room to be in (it's always easier to find a fabric and then match the paint rather than paint first and then try to find fabric). I used a fusible shade kit and ironed the fabric on to the fusible webbing. I then hot glued on the trim as shown. The shade is stapled to the top of the moulding. It's a non-functional shade, but that's okay. It's only meant to dress this window.
The fabric from the window treatments established the color scheme for the entire room. We painted the walls Amulet (AF-365) from the Benjamin Moore Affinity line and the ceiling was painted Silver Sage from Restoration Hardware. Crown moulding was added as well. I'm really into painting ceilings at the moment. I think it adds a nice touch to this office.
In the bay of the window I needed additional seating. I debated back and forth between adding two chairs with a table in between or a small sofa. I ended up going with a small sofa because the only chairs that would achieve the look I was after were smaller and less comfortable than I wanted. I found this petite sofa at La- Z Boy furniture. The center pillow is from Pottery Barn and the little side table is from Home Goods. It's the perfect fit.
I love this side table. I think it adds that touch of the unexpected.
The rug is a Royal Palace from QVC. I was flipping through the channels one night and came upon this rug. It had all the colors I needed and coordinated well with the window treatment fabric.
I needed two client chairs as well. These chair are from Ikea. They fit perfectly.
This is the view from the client's side of the desk. I love this desk because it allows you to work from both sides.
My desk lamp I have had since we first moved in. I got it at Bombay (another of my favorite stores now out of business).
The artwork is from Kirklands and again had all the right colors.
I even tried to make my copier area look more elegant. The lamp is from Pottery Barn and the garbage pail is from Home Goods.
Here is a closeup of the lamp.
Hope you enjoyed the tour of my home office. Thanks for stopping by. I'd love to hear what you think.
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