Little Office Update

My home office has been a work in progress for some time now. My issue is that it always seems to become a transitional space while other rooms are in chaos (thinking back specifically to our never-ending closet expansion when this room turned into one huge pile of laundry for 7 months, then our kitchen last Summer/Fall). It also doesn’t see a lot of traffic beyond Wren and I so while I want it to look phenomenal it is not the top of my priority list. But little by little I’m getting it done.
I don’t have a lot of photos of it on here, but this was what my antique book plates looked like last year in the background of my ‘before’ chair shot. I got the plates from an 1857 book on marine biology that a lovely old man at a market dug up at home and brought for me the following week. I simply mounted them onto photo safe paper and a pile of Michael’s frames.
But the blue-ish gray on my misty green/blue/gray wall felt cold and not all that exciting so I decided to punch it up with a coral colored photo paper a few weeks ago.
It sure feels a lot more fun now and adds a lot of drama. 
I wanted to add some extra interest so I picked a few sheets of coordinating patterned paper. A checker board pattern would have been fun, but as I started working on it I felt it was WAYYY too much for me. So just a couple special plates got the patterned treatment.
I am looking for a few final touches to bring it all home but I am in the home stretch only 3 years after starting this room… yeah not a record for speed decorating.
{ps- I am SUPER excited to FINALLY change out our brass door knobs in the coming week. Can’t believe they didn’t irritate me beyond belief until just this summer! }
Little Office Update

12 thoughts on “Little Office Update

  1. Oooh, I love how they look with the coral. Such a fun colour. I've been wanting to add more of it to our place recently. Still looking for the right way to do it!


  2. They look amazing….looove the color. Wow, what a difference a little color makes. I honestly think you just need an amazing bright green fern plant in there and it will be all done. It's perfect. Xo


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