6.13.2012

My Office
















Hey everyone!

I've finally got around to sharing our little office makeover with you all! 
Unfortunately, I don't have a great 'before' picture of this space from when we moved in, but it was more of a sitting room than an office. Try and imagine this in your head with me if you can: bright red walls, carpet, a couch on the long black wall, an ugly desk, and a random end table. 
Not so pretty and even more random. 

It still has room for improvement, but I'm liking it right now, and it's more functional for us than a sitting room.

What do you think of our new space?! 
If you hate it, it's cool. I'm no interior decorator. 
(...but, I am looking for a cheap one so let me know if that's you ;))


Here's the details for the room:
Desk: World Market (favorite purchase in our house to date!)
Chair: Amazon
Rug: Land of Nod (so many colors and great patterns)
Handmade name pillow: Etsy (Shop NextDoorToHeaven)
Light: Ikea (Maskros light)
Cube bookshelf: Target
Tall leaning shelves: Gift
Plant: Garden Ridge
4 Prints on Wall: Free off the internet; from here.
Owl: West Elm
Keep Calm and Carry On notepad: a great gift :)
"K" Mug: Anthropologie 

*Before I go...my second husband (BBFT) sister (don't give me that eyeroll-this is totally acceptable), Julie, recently started a blog called Team Patterson and I would love it if you guys gave her a warm welcome here in blog land and followed along! 
Read her blog: here :)


**Still time to enter the $100 Target GiftCard sweepstakes! Ends 6/30! {here}


Update: Thank you to Casey for featuring my office on her blog for her "Lots of Link Love!" series!

Happy Wednesday!





55 comments :

  1. WOW the office looks AWESOME! Love love love the rug!!!

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  2. It looks so good! :) Love it!!

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  3. Is this real life? I love it. I am obsessed with the light. And with WHITE. I am white furniture, white accessory obsessed I tell you!!

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  4. Gorgeous! I need to get myself to IKEA to get that light! Wow! :)

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  5. Love it!! Me, me, me!! I'm a designer!! But I think you did a great job!

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  6. Love everything about your office! So cute!

    And please do update with where you got the free printable art, love it!!1!

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  7. I just got the same desk from WM and absolutely love it!! The free prints are brilliant.. must google!

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  8. I just got the same desk from WM and absolutely love it!! The free prints are brilliant.. must google!

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  9. too stinkin cute! loooove every little detail!

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  10. Love the way the office came out! So cute!

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  11. what? your office is perfect!! and I would like to copy everything in it. will you come do mine??

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  12. looks so CLEAN .. unlike our office lol .. love the plant too :) where did you get the idea?? haha jk jk.. cute, cute, cute!
    xoxo

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  13. I LOVE your office!! I can't wait to have a space designated just for my office when we move from our townhouse to a house!

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  14. LOVE your office! You did such a great job with decorating. Want to come do mine? :)

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  15. It looks fabulous!!! I would be a lot more motivated if I had an office that looked like that! :)

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  16. your office is my dream office. absolutely love it!

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  17. Girlfran you did such a good job! I love it! I would much rather sit at that cute little desk and blog rather than me and my laptop chilling in bed :)

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  18. I love the cube bookshelf, but the desk and chair look to pretty to actually use, right??

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  19. wow! seriously adorable!! y'all did such a great job..I love it all! very bright and cheerful!

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  20. Holy....I'm in love.

    That light, are you kidding me!? To. die. for.

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  21. I ADORE the desk and light fixture and of course we both love the rug. It looks so so nice in there...I would love a home office like that!

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  22. GET OUT OF TOWN! That is precious!!

    And if youre deciding where to go, come to Texas!~ ;)

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  23. If it weren't for the Krysh pillow, I'd swear you stole these pictures out of a design magazine!!! Katie! It's beautiful! :) And I am seriously obsessed with that light fixture!!! OMG! :) Well done my friend!

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  24. This looks SOOOOO good. So when are you coming over to help me design my apartment. Lol I'm hopeless chica!

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  25. Wow, this is GREAT! You did an amazing job! When you come to the Rodeo, I'm recruiting you to come help fix up my apartment!

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  26. It looks great Katie!! We definitely need to do some updating to our office. We have our bookcase in there and having a hard time trying to make it look not cluttered!! I like you chic and sleek your turned out!

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  27. I am in LOVE with your office, I love the fun pops of color, makes getting work done a but more fun

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  28. What a fun and cute workspace! I love it!

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  29. What a fun and cute workspace! I love it!

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  30. it's my dream office! it is absolutely gorgeous! i gotta get my paws on that light fixture....

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  31. I LOVE it!!! So cozy and well put together!! :) LOVE all of the "K's" :)

    Do you remember what etsy shop that pillow is from? That would make SUCH a great gift for all of the future showers, wedding's, engagements, and anniversary's I have coming up! :)

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  32. Super cute!!! I am loving the desk and chair.

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  33. LOVE that light! Love the 4 framed pics behind your desk too.

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  34. oh my gosh your office is beyond adorable!! soo chic and clean!

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  35. looks great! i love all the details

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  36. This all looks amazing! You have a great eye! I could never pull this all together

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  37. A.MEN. sister. LOVE LOVE your office. More so, I love Rocky. (Sorry, office.) Rocky loves me back.

    People are legit going to think we're swingers now because of the "second husband" comment lol. WHatevs...bitches get stitches.

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  38. This seriously looks like it came from a magazine! I was looking at it thinking they were pins from pinterest and then you started saying it was yours and I was so amazed! (not that you couldn't do something that great because obvi you did..!) It's wonderful!

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  39. i just love your office

    so so much

    and that lamp! I MEAN REALLY?!? Its the cutest thing. it totally makes the room

    when i get these pics over to you guys from our bash, you should put one up there of me and you. specifically the one where my boobs look amazing hahaha jkjk

    xoxoox

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  40. I am OBSESSED with your office! erica posted a mini pic of it in her visit to you post and I immediately saved it for future reference. the light fixture, the prints.....it's all perfection!!

    and in answer to your email (b/c it's now buried in the middle of like 500...ugh!) YESSSSSS we NEED to meet...very soon! Love you!!

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  41. Thanks so much for the blog LOVE!!! I've heard so much about you from Steph and I've been reading your blog for a little while now (and will definitely continue). Hopefully you come to H-town soon and I can meet you. Thanks again, you're awesome!

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  42. It looks so amazing! You can come decorate my sad, little office space anytime!

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  43. Wow! That is a stunning office! Would you mind coming to do mine? I actually just did a post of my dream office

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  44. I looove your office. It looks amazing.

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  45. I loved this post so much I included it in my biweekly series, Lots of Link Love, where I share links around the blogworld that make me laugh, cry, or inspire me. Thank you for doing just that!

    I'd love if you checked it out, and shared with your readers! :)

    http://www.stresscasey.blogspot.com/2012/06/lots-of-link-love_21.html

    Casey

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  46. Gorgeous!!!! I am so looking forward to having a room to turn into an office/MY Room.

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  47. Lovely, lovely... makes you WANT to do work I bet ;)

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