Hey Guys!!!! Can you tell I am excited!!??? I don’t know what would have given it away! I have something really cool to share with you! I have a brand new office space! We are slowly working away at renovating the old, turn of the century home that we bought, where our store is. My uncle was able to finish another portion of the house so my mother and I moved out the Christmas stock that was monopolizing this room and I was able to move in my office!!!
So after we got all the Christmas stock out, this is what we were working with…
Since this is a turn of the century home, my uncle took off all the original trim, put up new drywall and then put the original trim back on. Also, my uncle picked the paint color. Not my choice.
So we started plastering over the green. I chose a color called warm taupe, which has a nice pinky hue to it. You know, that real chic antique pink. It is had to pick it up in a picture, though. This is one coat
While I was waiting for the first coat to dry, I decided to work on my desk. I found this little beauty in the back of the home. The previous owner had left behind a DIY gold mind. It was filled with all kinds of old furniture.
I decided to paint the desk in antique white, but the coolest part is the top! Just you wait!!
Pretty cool, right? Those are old fence boards that I found by the side of the road. Score!
Ok now let’s get to the really good stuff! The after shots….
What do you think!? Let me show you a close up of a few things.
These chevron arrows were made with wood that I picked up off the side of the road. I am going to let you in on one of my best secrets… I pick up A LOT of stuff of the side of the road. Ain’t no shame here.
Theses cute little mason jars I had kickin’ around for a long time. I just added a little chalk paint and some crocheted ribbon from the dollar store.
Ohh, and one of my favorites, this chair! Just an old chair that was kicking around in the back, that I reupholstered and painted.
Bella loves the new office, too!
I love the top on my new desk soooo much!!
There are just so many great things about my new space!
These pillow covers are from the dollar store!
The deer antlers are a very special addition to my office and something I came up with last minute. It was very spur of the moment. These antlers were my dad’s. He was a hunter and these are from a deer that he had shot and we had hanging in our home when we were kids. A special place in my office, just for my dad.
Please let me know what you think! I would love to hear your comments. Also, I will be rolling out tutorials for what you see in the office.
The biggest, most important bit of info I want to share with you before I go — this office only cost me $10 to put together. I kid you not, TEN DOLLARS! I managed to salavage a lot from stuff that I already had kicking around! I am one savy DIYer!
I hope you will come back soon to see how I made the majority of the accents in my office. Looking forward to hearing from you!