When working in reorganizing my home office I did a lot of research and sketching to see what we could come up with for the space that we have…and the furniture that we already have. If you look over my post about finding inspiration for the home office you’ll see the steps that I often take when re-designing a space in my home. You can also look through my home office pinterest board to see some of the inspiration that I’ve found throughout the internet.
These photos of my “before” state below are pretty bad. Because the space wasn’t properly organized and designed it wasn’t really working for me, even after I gained both sides of the desk. I found (very quickly) that without a proper home for my items, things got out of control very fast. This room became a dumping ground for many things (even a sombrero) because I wasn’t really taking it seriously. If you can stand these next two images then keep scrolling and you’ll see where I ended up.
Aside from the bad lighting…those images are just bad. Clearly the space wasn’t working. After taking an inventory of what I had and what I needed, things were able to get to where I needed them. There are lots more things that I would love to do in this room…remove the wallpaper, the carpet, paint the walls, have all matching baskets. Things are still evolving but with clearly organized zones for the activities that need to take place in this space I’m able to keep a better handle on things.
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Aug 18, 2014
Oh my goodness, I love it Carrie! As I scrolled along, I kept seeing things that said “I love that!” or “What a great idea!” That large frame with your flowchart of clients? Genius. The collection of wonderful colored Sharpies all neatly standing tall? Fabulous. I love offices. I need to do something with mine. 🙂
Thank you so much, Julie 🙂
wow! Great transformation!!!
Thanks! It’s constantly a work in progress, but it’s so much better than where it started!