Feminine Home Office Makeover Reveal
From messy and cluttered to organized and beautiful, this feminine home office makeover is packed full of smart organizing and decorating ideas!
Yippee!!! The day is finally here! I have been waiting and waiting to finally finish my home office and share it with you, and I’m so excited to do it right NOW! Well, almost right now. First, let’s take a look at where we came from:
Let’s be honest– my office/craft space was a wreck. I had thrown together whatever leftover pieces I had in my house to hold all of my office supplies and crafting materials, but I just didn’t have the storage I needed to really make the space work for me.
Not only that, but the walls were also dark and there was no real decor anywhere other than leftover projects lying around. It was definitely not an inspiring work space!
I am happy to say though, that I am now completely in love with my little home office! It has certainly come a long way in the last month, and I can’t wait for you to see it– are you ready to finally see how this space was transformed? C’mon in! I’ll give you the grand tour!
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I really wanted to keep this room light and bright as opposed to the dark-ish, murky space it was before, so I went with a lot of white and some pops of color to really get the mood I was going for. The paint color in this room is Behr Gentle Rain.
My desk/craft table area is the first thing you see when you enter the room. I kind of feel like this wall needs a disclaimer like those ones you see in standardized testing booklets that say, “This space left intentionally blank.” 🙂
Many of the pictures I use on the blog are taken here, so I needed a big, blank area on the wall for photo purposes. I did sneak in my scrappy bunting up high out of the way, though, to add some color and interest to this side of the room.
Choosing paint Colors For a Bigger Feeling Space
- To make an office look bigger, lighter colors like whites, off-whites, and light grays, along with light blues and greens are great.
- Statement walls or dark colors should be used sparingly to add pops of color so it’s not too busy, or so the room doesn’t become too dark.
2. Desk Drawer Storage
My desk didn’t have any built-in storage, so I had to add some myself. If you look closely, you can spot the little drawer unit I brought in. I mostly utilized shelving for storage in this space, but there were a few items that worked better in drawers, so they got tucked away under my desk/crafting table.
Each drawer got a label on the front, a pretty liner, and an organization overhaul! (Learn more about how to organize a desk here.)
Moving counter-clockwise around the room, the far wall is taken up by a window and a grouping of framed prints.
3. New Curtains
I went with plain white curtains in this room, and now I want them in every room of my house! They are just so light and airy, and I purposely left them a little long so they would drape dreamily on the floor… sigh…
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Long curtains hung closer to the ceiling make the room appear bigger and the windows seem more grand.
4. Wall Art
To the left, you’ll see the mini gallery wall featuring some adorable prints I purchased from Pretty Print Shop on Etsy. I asked Hannah to customize some of the colors of prints she already had in her shop, and they came out perfectly (and were super affordable too!).
Each print has a scripture reference on it, so they’re not only beautiful, but they’re great reminders to me as well!
budget friendly wall art
In the past, I have also created by own reverse canvas wall art and transformed thrifted frames by only using a few supplies!
5. Storage Cabinets
Oh, what’s that sneaking in the picture right beside the art? Could it be some amazing new storage?!
Upgrading the storage cabinets
Using wrapping paper, drawer liner, or wallpaper is a great way to add pops of color to shelving and cabinet units without making the room too busy.
Ahhhhhhh!!!! This is so my favorite part. I mean would you just LOOK at all of that storage space?! This room was seriously lacking in the storage department before, but not anymore!
After debating about the best way to add storage to this room, I finally decided on two bookshelves with a cube unit in between. My revamped pegboard was the perfect final touch, adding storage and a pretty pop of color at the same time.
I could not have asked for more perfect pieces for this space, and by combining all three we were able to store everything we needed, and it’s pretty too!
Now at first I was a little worried about how I would display everything on open shelves without it getting too messy, but the addition of the beautiful woven storage baskets helped me to store whatever I needed discreetly.
Anyone noticing a trend? You don’t have to spend much time on this blog to figure out that I am just slightly obsessed with labeling. I label everything!
I added bookplates to most of the baskets and bins so that I could mark their contents. And then I went on a little labeling spree with my Silhouette, using vinyl letters to label just about everything else!
And yes, I have a vessel completely devoted to sweets. In my office, you’d better believe there is going to be chocolate available at all times! 😀
Make your own labels by using a Cricut or Silhouette cutting machine. I also have a tutorial for how to make your own labels in Microsoft Word and in Canva.
One of the things I’ve been trying to be more intentional about is writing notes to encourage others. To help me in my quest, I made a shelf with a stack of notes, some pens and a cute print, so hopefully it will remind me to get writing!
Along with the using the bookshelves for storage, the cube unit was put to good use as well with (labeled) bins to hold my fabric and some room for books and magazines, too…
…which are, of course, arranged by color! (I have always wanted to do that! 🙂 )
Swoon!! Above the cubes is the pegboard I revived a few weeks ago. I am loving how easily accessible everything is and how it all looks so neat and tidy, too!
Even more labeling and sorting by color… yippee!!
Oh and remember my final little piece of art from Monday? It’s here too!
You know that no room makeover is ever complete without some “before and after” shots (my favorite part!), so let’s take a quick look…
I get a perma-grin plastered on my face every time I look at those! I can’t believe I get to work in this incredible space!
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Thank you so much for checking out my home office! Have a wonderful day!
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Your office looks great, Abby! I’m drooling over your stotage solutions and scriptures art!!!
You did a fabulous job…enjoy!!
Thank you so much, Selene!! You are so sweet! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Ahhh!!! Amazing transformation! I love how bright and girly it is. And can we just talk about all that amazing storage!! It’s PERFECTION! And don’t you just love those blue jars from Target – I picked up some too 🙂
Target dollar spot ftw!!! 🙂 Thank you so much, friend! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Looks great! Your office space is a big transformation from what it used to be. I love the light colored walls with a pop of color. It gives the room a touch of femininity.
Femininity was the goal for sure! Thank you so much, Julie! Enjoy your day!
Whoo! What a pretty space! The organization looks great! Im so glad you have this wonderful space to work it 🙂
Thank you so much, Corinna! You are the sweetest! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
I needorganization BAD! In my craft/office area!You did a beautiful job! Love I!
Thank you, Cathy!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Hi Abby – LOVE this!!! It’s so perfect and such a wonderful space to call your own. Congrats on a great transform and reveal! Hugs, Holly
Thank you so much, my friend! You are the best! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
ıt’s perfect. ı like blue blue blue!
Thank you so much, Meride! I am a blue girl too! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
It looks great Abby! I love the storage and your cute little desk area! I love that you label everything, it’s all so pretty!
Thank you, Summer! Hooray for labels, lol! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Oh my gosh. Girl. Your office is perfection!!
Thank you so much, Tahnee! <3 Hope you're having a great weekend!
I LOVE it!!! I am so inspired…the colors you used are perfect! Pinning!
Thank you, Sonya!! You are so sweet! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Gorgeous, Abby!! You did such a fantastic job with this. Now you have a girly retreat In a home full of boys!!! 🙂
Yes! Finally! Lol. I love those boys, but I needed some girl space! 🙂 Hope you’re having a great weekend, Kylie!
Your office is amazing! Love the colors and the storage options! I need to do this so bad 🙂
Thank you, Debbie! It definitely needed some help, lol! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Abby, this really is a beautiful makeover- the colors you used are perfect. I love the items from Staples- they make a functional AND lovely space! I hope you will share this at my Treasure Box Tuesday party, going on right now- we loves us some makeovers! 😉
Thank you, Joy! You are so sweet! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
This is beautiful!! I love the color palette you chose, it makes it look so bright and clean. Definitely a great little hideaway for you!
Thank you, Breanna! Yes– definitely my hideaway, lol! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
It is just lovely Abby!! Who wouldn’t want to work and create in this space!! Love it 🙂
Thank you, Denise!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
WOW everything looks amazing, all the color choices are great! This room looks so inviting and peaceful to go in craft, write a blog post with a cup of coffee (or wine depending on the time). You really outdid yourself with this. Beautiful job Abby!
Thank you so much, Courtney! You are the sweetest! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Wow! What a difference! Thanks for the inspiration Abby. Pinned 🙂
Thank you, Meegan! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Where do I start! Love the light airy feeling of the space. The soft mint green on the bookcases is soo lovely! And those Etsy prints are stunning. I’m just going to head over and craft in your space with you!
You are welcome for a crafting party any time, Miss Amy! Thank you so much for your sweet comments! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
So pretty, Abby! I’ve been looking forward to your reveal and you didn’t disappoint! Now you’ve inspired me to go do something to my craft/junk room!
Thank you, Christy!! You are the sweetest! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
You have done an AMAZING job! It’s so beautiful and CLEAN! 😉 Love a good serene room to work in. Allows for more uncluttered thinking 😉
Thank you, Michelle! I agree– the “less clutter” thing is huge!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
I need to do this too! I love how your office/craft space turned out!!
Thank you so much, Theresa!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
This turned out beautifully!!! It’s so bright and cheery! You have me motivated to get started on my own craft room now!
Thank you, Shanna!! I know if you end up doing your craft room, it will be stunning! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
WOW, What a transformation!!! This is gorgeous and so organized now, you must not know what to do with yourself!!! Love the backing on the shelves. My girlfriend is a huge label person and I am taking a cue from that for my new office. Enjoy!!!
Thank you so much, Cynthia! Gotta love those labels!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
This looks sooo good, Abby! I adore the holder for all of your paints / ribbons! I want to make one just like it now!!!
Thank you, Jen!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Someday my office will be great! Too bad I’m working on 2-3 other rooms at the moment. Eek! Love your office, though!
Girl, I so hear you! I have room ADD– always projects going on all over the place, lol! Thanks so much for your sweet comments! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Yeah I really need to stop overscheduling myself. Right now I’m a week from my due date and still finishing up the nursery. Should be done within 48 hours, but it’s still making me anxious. It’s not even procrastination. It’s more that I just had too many projects to finish. Eek!
What paint color did you use for your walls?!
Hi, Virginia! The wall color is Behr Gentle Rain. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
Looks great, Abby! Finally, a space to call your own! Love that it’s girly since the rest of your home has to be so accommodating to all the boys in your life! Happy working and blogging!
~ Beth Anne
Thank you so much, BA! Think Donnie will start letting me incorporate pink or purple into the rest of the house now? 😉 Hey, a girl can dream, right?! Hope you guys are having a wonderful weekend TOGETHER!! YAY!
Oh my goodness, this is head-to-toe (or ceiling to floor) gorgeous as I knew it would be from all the sneak peeks! And so fabulously feminine, which I adore. Thanks for the amazing giveaway on top of sharing such an inspirational series. Fingers crossed!
Thank you, my friend! You are too sweet! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
It’s very beautiful Abby! And I noticed you put to great use your jars from Taret’s dollar bins that we were talking about!
I hope you have tons of wonderfully creative moments in your new office!
Thank you so much, Renee! Yes– gotta love the dollar bins! 😉 Hope you’re having a great weekend!
It turned out so awesome! The bunting is my fav : ]
Thank you so much, Jennifer! I think I want to put scrappy bunting in every room of my house now! 😉 Hope you’re having a great weekend!
A cute, wonderful diy project. Love vintage style.
Thanks, Doina! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Wow! It looks AWESOME!! What a great space to get to work in.
Thank you so much, Stephanie! <3 Hope you're having a great weekend!
Abby, I am so impressed! This looks wonderful…great job! Thanks for sharing!
Thank you, Jodee!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Wow!!! Absolutely stunning and practical and so inspiring!!!
Thank you, Amber! You’re the sweetest! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Your makeover looks awesome. I really love the colors and how bright and organized everything is. Super job.
Thank you so much, Erlene! You are so sweet! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Abby, it turned out FABULOUS! So well-organized (loving the labels), beautiful and BRIGHT! No wonder you’re excited to get working in there! Enjoy your great new space, and two thumbs up for the fantastic job!
Thank you so much, Danielle! You’re so sweet! Popping over to check out the Frozen bedroom now!!
Oh my!! It is magnificent Abby!! I love it!!! Pinning!!!
Thank you so much, my friend!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Love how this turned out Abby! Leaving the one wall blank for blog photos is such a great idea. Now that I think of it, I have great lighting in my office…I might have to try that!
Thank you, Carrie! The whole time I was working on the room I was thinking, “People are going to pick me apart over this blank wall!” Lol. But practical won out over beautiful this time! Oh well! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Amazing! Thanks for the ideas!
Thank you!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
abby, it’s soooo pretty! love the colors! such a great work space!
Thank you so much, Cassie!! You are the sweetest! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Abby! I LOVE your fabulously feminine office. The color palate and the light, breezy feel are perfection. And all that storage makes my heart go pitter patter! Fabulous job!
Thank you, Tasha!! It was fun to put together, and I still can’t believe I managed to get away with a girly room in this house of boys, lol! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
I’m so in love with this! These are the colors in my office and the look I hope to achieve! Love it!!!!
Thank you so much, Nicole! Have fun decorating your office!
where did you get the silhouette label maker and how did you make vinyl labels
Hi, Cheryl! The Silhouette is a cutting machine that works in conjunction with software on the computer. So I created my wording in the software, loaded the vinyl in the machine, and then had the machine cut my design for me. You can find the Silhouette on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Silhouette-Cameo-Electronic-Cutting-Tool/dp/B005Y1CPSU/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1398567946&sr=8-5&keywords=silhouette+cameo . Hope this helps!
So much pretty in one room! I love the colors, the accessories, the organization…I just love it all! Such a great space to be inspired and work on your projects! 🙂
Thank you so much, friend! It is nice to actually be able to find the materials I need now, lol! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Your room is gorgeous! My home office is my daughter’s old bedroom. since she just moved out it’s completely bare. So I need everything. I can hardly wait to get started, but I don’t know that I’ll get much done till the school year is over.
Thank you so much, Diane! Have fun making over your home office this summer!! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Hi! This office space is lovely… I’m wondering if you might be able to share where you got those curtains? I’ve never done curtains before but am interested, and those have the nicest look. Thanks so much!
Thank you so much Wendy! The curtains are actually super inexpensive IKEA curtains, found here: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/00221539/ . Hope this helps! Have a great weekend!
I could be a happy crafter if my space was half as nice! I desperately need some color and organization! Thank you Staples for the opportunity — my fingers are crossed!
My fingers are crossed for you too, Susan! 🙂 Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Oh my gosh Abby it looks amazing! You are so quick at completing your projects. I love the colors you chose. It’s light and bright and uncluttered. You did a fantastic job! I can imagine you walk in there and just take a deep breath and take it all in. That’s what I would do. 🙂
Thank you so much, Tiffany! Yes, I am guilty of just wandering into the room and standing there and staring at it, lol! My boys are like, “Mommy, what are you DOING in there?!” 😉 Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Wow your office looks great! I really need to do something with my crap room I mean craft room lol. This really inspires me to get motivated.
I would love for you to share this at my Friday T.G.I.F. Linky Party. Have a great weekend!
LOL!! Mine definitely started as a crap room too! It’s so easy for everything to end up all over the place. I’m hoping my new storage system will help to keep me organized for the long haul! Thanks so much for stopping by, Wendy! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
I love you shelving set-up! Major storage envy.
And I adore the colours!
Thank you so much, Lisa! You are so sweet! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
So amazing Abby! I absolutely love the transformation and the fresh color scheme. Those prints are great- I will have to check out that Etsy shop. It looks so clean and bright and open – my craft room is way to busy and crowded! Agh!! Thanks for the inspiration:) Enjoy!
Thank you, Krista! Definitely check out Pretty Print Shop– Hannah is awesome! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
This is absolutely gorgeous! I love everything – the colours, the smart storage solutions, the scripture wall art. I just “discovered” you and now I’m subscribed and following you on every social media platform in existence… LOL 🙂
Thank you, Karen!! So nice to “meet” you!! I’ll be popping over to check out your blog too! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!
I love your color scheme. The white with the soft aqua is perfect. Thank you for sharing.
Thank you, Kathi! You’re so sweet! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
You did such a terrific job, very pretty and very functional. – BRAVO !!!
Thank you so much, Linda!! You are the sweetest! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
I love your new craftroom. Thanks for sharing.
Thank you so much, Shirley! Hope you’re having a great weekend!
Beautiful! Organized. Serene. Inspired!!!! Truly Abby I love it, every detail!
I came over from Monday Funday by the way xo
Thank you so much for popping over, Robin! You are the sweetest! Hope you’re having a great week!
It’s SO pretty, Abby!! What a wonderfully feminine space for you in your house full of boys. (So jealous!) I love that you devoted a space to your sweet tooth too, a girl after my own heart. I love it all, fabulous job! XO XO
Thank you, friend! Come over some time and we’ll craft together and eat up my chocolate stash! 😉 Hope you’re having a wonderful week!
The amount of comments on this post really shows just how amazing it is!! I love it so much Abbey, you did a great job! Pinning, sharing, copying.. love it!
Thank you so much, Sonnet!! I appreciate it! Hope you’re having a wonderful week!
Great makeover! Your space is so organized, cheerful, and full of energy now! What a joy to view,
Thank you so much! I’m so glad you stopped by! Have a great day!
It’s so pretty, Abby! I LOVE everything about this room!Very well done!Pinning:-)
Thank you so much, Aniko! I appreciate the pin! Have a great day!
I’ve been following your progress, and then lots of life happened. So I’m just now getting around to checking out the final reveal. Can I just say AWESOME!!! My craft room (currently the hoarding room) is my next project. I hope to get started in a the next week. I think I may incorporate some of your ideas if you don’t mind. I love the peg board and labeling (I’m a little OCD). One of my favs though was your notecard shelf. I’ve been thinking about writing letters of encouragement as well, because I love a hand written note. Such a great idea you had! Thanks so much for the inspiration.
Shannon ~ bohemianjunktion.com
Thank you so much, Shannon! Sounds like you have an awesome craft room planned– I can’t wait to check it out!! Hope you’re having a wonderful week!
Your office is so AMAZING! I love the colors and all of the pretty storage solutions. What a beautiful space to work in! Pinned 🙂
Thank you so much, Katie! You are the sweetest! Have a great day!
Nice transformation! Love the new colors and the backs of the bookshelves. And I really like the simplicity of the desk–leaves room for creativity! I’m coming from the AtoZ link party and am glad to have found your blog!
Thanks so much for popping over, Jessi! It’s so nice to “meet” you! 🙂 Have a great day!
Abby, this is a dream come true. I love it all but I have to say that those wicker baskets are what adds the “wow factor” for me! Pinning this and I am inviting you to stop by my blog today to share this post on Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop. My readers will LOVE it!
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Thank you so much, Sinea! You are so sweet! Have a great day!
This is so fun and beautiful and organized! I need to rethink my craft room…Great job and love your ideas and tips. I would love to have you join us for Centerpiece Wednesday linky party where tons of bloggers share their creativity, recipes, DIY projects and more…come on over and see and share with us. https://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2014/04/centerpiece-wednesday.html
Thank you so much for the invite, Karen! And thanks for checking out my office/craft room! Have a great day!
Abby this looks amazing! I’ve been meaning to get myself over here to check this out and I’m so excited for you. What an inspiring place to work and a place for everything is a total dream come true! Love the colors and you are right, those curtains are lovely (and so feminine:)
Thank you so much, Corey! You are the sweetest! Thanks for popping over to check it out! Have a great day!
Hi Abby! I just wanted to let you know that you’re a ROCKSTAR this week at Creativity Unleashed! I’m featuring you on my blog tonight, so grab your peeps and get them to vote for you to be the MEGA Rockstar this week.
I love your office makeover… it’s smashing!
You totally made my day, Gwen!! Thank you so much! I’m honored!
So awesome!! I love it, and I am sure you are loving it too!! Great job!
Thank you so much, Mindi! It is nice to finally have my own space that’s not overrun by boys, lol! Have a great day!
Love everything about this pretty space, Abby! You styled your shelves just perfectly! It really makes me want to get moving on my office/craft space!
Thank you, birthday girl! I was so excited that you won our giveaway and now I’m even more excited because it was so close to your birthday! So fun! Thanks so much for your sweet words! I hope you have the best day!
as always, you knocked it out of the park, abby! love the colors and design. pinning and featuring you tomorrow on the blog and thanks so much for linking up at Creativity Unleashed!
Thank you so much, Jocie!! It’s always an honor to be featured at your party!! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend– Happy Mother’s Day!
This looks so great! I recently redid my home office and now I feel like I need to do it again. ;/
Your office does have that inviting airy feel. Wow! Great job!
Thank you, Monique! I’m sure yours is lovely!! Congrats on your new space! Have a wonderful weekend!
Hey Abby! I just wanted to pop over and let you know that you won this week’s MEGA Rockstar of the week for Creativity Unleashed Week 17!
I’ll be sharing you on all my social networks today as well as pinning a bucket-load of pins to my biggest boards tonight! You’ll also be featured on my sidebar all week.
Thanks so much for being a part of this super-fun series!!! Congratulations!
Yippee!!! Thank you so much, Gwen! I’m beyond honored!! You are the best!! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend– Happy Mother’s Day!
I know I am late to the party here, but I just finished my zone a Room Challenge space, and I’m spending the afternoon catching up on blog posts that I’ve been dying to read, and this was high on my list! I just love your office and it’s so great that you have a designated space for taking blog photos! I am jealous of that!
That was supposed to say “One Room Challenge” 😉
Thank you so much, Angela! And all your time spent on your One Room Challenge was well worth it– SO incredible! Have a great weekend, friend!
Popping over from IHeart organizing–where did you get the jar you labeled for pencils? I am in love with it!
Thank you for visiting, Ruth! The jar is from the Target Dollar Spot. I think it was a package of two for $3 or something like that. I got it about a month ago, so they may still have them! Hope you have a wonderful week!
I smiled really big when I saw you had a ‘sweets’ bowl!! 🙂 It would be GONE in our office (mostly from my husband.) 😉 Your makeover turned out AMAZING! A suggestion for your drawers under your desk…if you have an IKEA near you, there are couch legs that match your desk legs that are short and would make your drawers a bit taller and easier to reach. 🙂 In case you ever wanted them taller.
Thanks so much, Shelly! Yes, the sweets are a must! 🙂 Great suggestion with the couch legs– I’ll have to check those out the next time I’m at IKEA! Thanks so much for stopping by!
Can you tell me what you used as the backing on our shelves? It’s beautiful. I’m doing my craft room in the same colors.
I love your room. Great inspiration.
Hi, Cindy! The backing is actually wrapping paper from Target! Crazy, right?! Have fun with your craft room– you have great taste in colors! 😉 Have a wonderful week!
Thanks for sharing your beautiful office makeover! I just started my own lifestyle blog, http://www.peachfullychic.com, and would LOVE a room this bright and well organized to work in… This definitely gives me some great inspiration when we start house hunting next year!
OMG! Your home office is just amazing! The colors and everything: wow! I am moving soon and I want to get a totally new home office and craft room. Thanks for this inspiration! :))
Best wishes from Switzerland!
Thank you so much, Alessandra! You are the sweetest! I am jealous that you are in Switzerland! I’ve always wanted to visit! Hope you’re having a great night!
Where did you get your paint holders for the peg board?
That would be IKEA! They’re in the kitchen section: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/90072648/ . Hope this helps!
Hi Abby, I looked for the baskets you put the paints in and can’t find them at IKEA. I am bummed. Help?
Hi, Linda! This post was written about 4 1/2 years ago, so it seems like IKEA has discontinued their BYGEL line since then. You could do something similar with this: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60202081/ or this: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60334920/ . Sorry I couldn’t be more help!
I love the colors you used in your office! I’ve wanted to make over one of my rooms into a work space for a while, but can’t commit to exactly what I want the room to look like. Your photos are inspiring! Thanks for sharing!
Your office is so dreamy! I LOVE the storage. Oh, I just wish I had the space to do this! Right now my workplace is the dining room table. =(
First of all I’d like to say that you are such an amazing inspiration to me! I want your life haha 🙂 …
The reason I’m commenting though, is that I was curious about your vinyl labeling. I have a cricut which I have recently discovered also cuts vinyl though I have no experience with using it. After you cut your vinyl, did you have to do anything special to apply it? Is there any surface you’ve found doesn’t quite work?
Thanks so much!
Hi Abby! Your home office is wonderful and you must be really happy working there. It makes me dream of remaking my home office, but right now it’s full of stuff I need to organize. Yours is an inspiration! Thank you.
Any chance you’d want to share your scripture art? I could sure use it. Thanks!!!1
Hi, Jen! I bought it from Pretty Print Shop on Etsy! (https://www.etsy.com/shop/PrettyPrintShop?ref=shop_sugg) She is super affordable (and the sweetest girl ever)! Have a great weekend!
Hi Abby! I’m so glad I stumbled across this.. I was totally planning on heading to Staples tomorrow to organize/decorate my home office (proud founder of a newly established nonprofit organization here), then I found this post! You did such an incredible job with yours that it’s inspiring. Definitely just got some ideas for my own. But, I have to ask, was Staples affordable? I guess I’m just wondering where I would get the most bang for my buck. Hope to hear from you! You are so creative!
Yay! Congrats on your new non-profit! Staples was pretty affordable. I usually look at a bunch of the major retailers– Staples, Target, IKEA, etc.– to see what everyone has when I’m ready to buy. Prices fluctuate, so different places may be running deals at different times. Have fun setting up your office!
I absolutely love how you labeled everything. What font did you use for the vinyl to make the labels?
Thanks so much, Jennifer! The font is called Jenna Sue. Have a wonderful Easter!
Wow, what a great transformation! I really love the colors and the storage place is truly amazing.
I love the intentionally blank desk! Everything is so well organized!!!!
Would like to get an idea of what laptop I should purchase to start my own blog.?
Hi Shelley! Donnie and I both use Macs, but if you are more comfortable using a PC, I would recommend that. Either will work!
what a beautiful space …. it is very calming.
Where did you get the drawer storage that is under the deak??
Hi, Sarah! It is from Michael’s! They have a lot of cute storage cubes like that one. I hope this helps! Have a great day!
Oh wow this transformation is gorgeous. You went hardcore Pinterest in there! I wish I had the space (and reason) to dedicate a room to a home office. I recently rearranged my bedroom–took the huge headboard-shelf thing off my full sized day bed, moved it into a corner, and got a desk. It looks so much better and I have so. Much. Floor space. I need more artwork though. Maybe some bunting. And maybe paint the desk…
Anyway, awesome job!
Aw, thank you, Christianna! I definitely loved that office… one of my favorite projects for sure! Hope you’re having a great week!
I love your idea of writing notes and having the cute paper as a reminder. I also love your baskets, I have been using baskets every where in my home. I love the added cuteness from baskets and that they can hide what ever it is I’m trying to hide 🙂 You office space is very cute.
Aw, thanks so much, Jennifer! Have a wonderful week! <3
Hi there Abby, thanks to you I am about to begin my blogging story, and so I now follow you fairly closely, altho this is the first of your ‘random’ sort of posts i have looked at apart from the ebook and blogging tutorial ones, and i am grinning like the cheshire cat!
You are apparently what i call ‘a little bit OCD’ compared to me, but i say that in fun!! I wish i too had a craft area like that!!! One day… first things first!
Lovely to see signs that you too are a believer in the great ‘I am’, Jesus Christ! It is nice to be able to see that, without necessarily having it spoken as i think this is the strongest way to spread the gospel! By being someone others want to be associated with, and being willing to share God’s word however subtly it fits circumstances.
I hope to spend more time with you!
Lol! You are right— a tad OCD! 🙂 haha Thanks so much for the encouragement, Jo! Enjoy your blogging journey!
Abby, I found you just in time!!! I have a small room which used to be our office but now that we are retired I am claiming it for myself.. I have been wondering how I cam make it functional and yet a ‘HAPPY PLACE’. Your talent has inspired me. About how large is your room? Even your colors are so cheerful yet calming. Thank-You so much for sharing with others. I also appreciate your encouraging notes. You are a blessing!
Thank you so much for your sweet note, Pat! We’re not in that house anymore, but I think the room was around 11′ x 13′. Have fun with your office!
I just bought a house and we’re using Google to paint and decor it. In the process, I found you. This is amazing!
What kingd of green are you using to decorate. Teal or aqua? Why did you decide to decir with this color? Is this color I your house all year long?
I love these colors. I’m afraid to decir my new though. I leave in NY and seasons change.
What do you recommend?
Hi, Evelyn! I like pretty much every shade of teal/turquoise/aqua/mint and use it in many rooms of my house all year. At Christmas I’ll sometimes tone down the aqua a bit in favor of more traditional Christmas colors, but other than that, I use aqua most of the time! 🙂 Have a great weekend!
Love this. What did you use for the back of the bookcases? I love the way it dressed them up some. Thanks
Thank you so much! It is wrapping paper! You can see the details in this post: https://justagirlandherblog.com/fabulously-feminine-home-office-update-1/ . Have a great week!