I’m super-excited (and slightly dreading) this One Room Challenge event. I think it’s fantastic that Linda from Calling It Home blog has graciously opened the doors for other bloggers and heartfelt design enthusiasts – to accept the challenge and join in the fun!
My Project: THE OFFICE
I can’t wait to get started transforming my scary basement Fabric Library into my new “luxury” office space! Over the summer, I mentioned that I’d been hoping to transform a room in my basement into an Office space. Now that I’ve committed myself full-time to my interior design business, I’m feeling the urgency to escape my current office- located on the first floor. It’s just too easy to get up and start doing laundry, or cleaning, or, well…snacking! So, this past summer, I painted the room and purchased a single lamp for the space. I needed a pair – but, after scouring all of the Home Goods stores in Atlanta and Pittsburgh, I settled with just owning one. That’s all I’ve done so far. This challenge will force me to finish what I started. So, for that, I am grateful!
Wall A and Wall B
BEFORE….Wall B and Wall C
My basement is the dumping ground for all things unwanted. I, literally, pile all of my “Office” things in this room and shut the door! Wouldn’t you? It’s a disaster zone! No one would want to work in here. YET.
Integrate my dark wenge IKEA Billy bookcases with a lighter palette. Purchase an afforable, but large desk with filing cabinets, purchase more white shelving storage. Utilize leftover Osborne & Little chinois fabric from an old project. Cover the dark green wall-to-wall carpet with a lighter prettier area rug.
If budget allows, add a cream area rug and dashes of PINK! It will be the only room in my male dominated house that will have pink! yea!
More photos and a better plan!
I'm an interior designer and a busy mother to two precocious, fun loving boys. I love a good laugh mixed with a side of silly. I'm hopelessly obsessed with trims and colorful fabrics. And cheese. (and frozen margaritas)
Hopefully, my blog will show you a bit more about who I am and how I can help you create a more comfortable and inviting home. Let's go through this journey together - I promise to make it interesting!