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It’s finally ready to reveal, hooray! Welcome to our little office, I’m so happy to have you lovelies as our first guests. I had so many ideas when I was planning our new space, but there were two main things that I wanted to focus on. 1. It had to be cheerful and reflect both of our personalities. 2. It needed to be inexpensive, because who isn’t on a budget, right? Mission complete. A budget friendly, fresh-white, his and hers office with room for our little executive, Coco Bean. I have every detail captured and ready to share with you. Ready?
My husband and I both wanted to have our own inspiration boards, since after all, this is a place where you want to feel creative and keep motivated. For our boards we purchased adhesive cork board tiles and painted them a vanilla white so they would blend into the walls nicely. After we placed them where we wanted, we pinned up our favorite photos, cards, and quotes. They turned out great, so fun and personal. The retro white barstools we found on craigslist, $30 for the set. Hallelujah!
I added feminine pops of color on my side of the room with little hints of DIY sparkle. Most of the items in the room were from thrift stores or just stuff we accumulated through the years and spruced up to look new, which was very kind on our pocket book.
I recycled a honey jar to place our thumb tacks in, and I love the hint of gold it created. It matches the DIY glittered mousepad I made, as well as the DIY glittered pencil cup. The gold accents throughout the room play off of one another in a pretty way. It was cheap, easy, and added some whimsy.
We spent a whole weekend going through images and quotes to pin on Tanner’s inspiration board, and I have to say I really enjoyed that. It was important to me that he had a ‘guy’ space to study for exams, and had lots of encouraging and motivating quotes to remind him of his goals. And of course he wanted to include his Father’s day portraits of Bean. His area is clean and streamlined, suites him well! Over time I’m sure our boards will be even more filled with nifty things.
Of course a photo of the little boss is prominently displayed next to her her favorite relaxation spot. Her window bench is where she loves to peek out at the neighbors to see what’s going down in the hood. The colorful rug in front of the shelves serves as a cozy second. Have you spotted our DIY paw print yet?
Thanks for taking the first peek at our new room. I hope you enjoyed it! Now I will retreat to my little oasis and work on some fun posts we have in store for you. Have a great week, friends!