Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Farmhouse Style Home Office Makeover



It's official. I have completed one monthly home improvement task that I had written down in my 2018 planner: making over my home office area. Never mind that I had written it down as a "January" goal. ;)

Sources can be found at the end of the post.

(Some product was received in exchange for promotion, and some affiliate links are provided in this post.)


First up was to take down three white wood shelves that were once above the computer monitor. They were here when we moved in, but looked more like they belonged in a little girl's bedroom than in this space. 

I then patched and painted the walls a fresh coat of white.


Next, we hung a floating wood shelf to hold some favorite framed pictures.


We brought in a simple chair that can roll right up to the desk, which saves space in this high-traffic area of our home.


When I saw the new Jersey cows scroll from Cottonwood Shanty, I knew it would be the perfect finishing touch...


Printed on heavy, white, photography paper, "The Jerseys" scroll is even more beautiful in-person, and captures the feeling of farm living so well. It measures 3' wide by 2-3' in length (depending on how much you unroll the scroll).


A farmhouse style storage caddy, vintage file stand, greenery and vintage-inspired eggs sign helped make this home office space personalized and practical.


I'm happy with the changes, and how they blend in with the surrounding kitchen and family room.

Do you have any home improvement projects you're working on? How do you set goals for accomplishing them in your busy life? I'd love to hear what you're tackling, and any tips for getting the job done!

Thanks so much for stopping by today...

Xo


Sources:
Kitchen Counter Stools: World Market
Desk Chair: Restoration Hardware Outlet
Broilers Fresh Eggs Sign: Home Goods
Reclaimed Wood Floating Shelf (Pine): West Elm
The Jerseys (cows) Scroll: Cottonwood Shanty
Farmhouse Style Caddy: Gift, other farmhouse style caddies found here.
Olive Tree: Found locally, also found here.
Wood File Stand: Vintage
Vintage European Grain sack pillows: Gifts, beautiful styles found here.

Decorating Books in Vintage Stand:

Wall Paint Color: Matched to All White by Farrow and Ball

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