my office

When you walk in the front of our home, to the right is this room.  It started as my office, then we switched it to be Ryan’s office, then a sitting room and now back to my office {can you tell we’re a little fickle about decorating?}

Anyway, here is the room when we first moved into our home.

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And, after hours of painting and a little fluffing, here it is now.

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I wrote about the start of the project here & about the chalkboard wall here.

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The self-induced motivation seemed to do the trick {albeit a few hours late}.

I’m working on a tutorial for the painted ‘wallpaper’ so stay tuned for that.

Anything you want more details on? I’d love to share : ask away and I’ll post answers this week.

{I’ve linked with Centsational Girl’s “where do you blog party”}

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115 Responses to my office

  1. Jaelyn March 14, 2011 at 9:18 pm #

    love it!!

  2. Jessica Watkins April 28, 2011 at 2:38 pm #

    WOW. I have been looking at the cost of stencils and they are crazy expensive. I love this idea and it is so easy to do. I am going home and starting to stencil!

  3. Angela June 3, 2011 at 4:03 pm #

    I love this all so much, it’s painful!

  4. Blair June 6, 2011 at 7:03 pm #

    love the paper rack you’ve got next to the dresser, any ideas where i could find one for my studio? thanks!

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