Home Office Progress – My Plans and Furniture Shopping

Between all of our summer activities and my indecisiveness, I haven’t finished my home office yet.

Even though I haven’t gotten very far, I do have a plan:

But I wanted to make sure the layout would work for me.

As you can see, I put a fake desk in to mimic the size of the one that I think I am buying – (which is not the one in my collage above anymore).  Last week on my shopping trip, I had the chance to see the Dash and Albert rugs in person and came home and remeasured. I am glad I did because a 5 X 8 would have been too small.  The 6 X 9 will work perfectly!  (As you can see by the tape measures on the floor.)  The fake desk you see is 54″ X 23″ and although it looks a little small in this picture, I think that size will work since I am putting white shelves behind the desk (see the table runner on the floor behind the chair).  I think there will be a white slip covered chair in the right corner and that is as far as I will commit until I can see the actual furniture in the room.

So far I have ordered bookcases:

(There are 3 but only the center is shown below)

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And the Dash and Albert rug!

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Slowly, but surely the room is coming along.

Have you made any progress on your projects?

 

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8 Comments

  1. Coastalpines
    July 18, 2013 / 7:24 pm

    Can't wait to see this done! So jealous of your blank space to work with…Your boys would love the pirate adventure. Do the one in Brick, the one in Manasquan is a copycat. At the very least, you will get to see the beautiful (bigger than I expected) waterfront homes on the Metedeconk.Enjoy your weekend ~ Stay cool!

  2. Suzan Sweatman
    July 18, 2013 / 10:40 pm

    I would give anything to be able to have an office big enough to warrant a desk in the MIDDLE of the room – so sophisticated looking!My office is a quarter of that size with 2 desks!!!!!!!Can't wait to see it finishedXOXO

  3. Lisa @ Shine Your Light
    July 19, 2013 / 1:03 am

    How exciting!! Keep us updated – it's so fun to see your vision come to life!!

  4. Dixie Delights
    July 19, 2013 / 2:23 pm

    I can't wait!!

  5. thepaintedapron.com
    July 20, 2013 / 12:47 pm

    Awesome rug for an office, that black and white will make the room!Jenna

  6. SHERRY HART
    July 21, 2013 / 12:17 pm

    Good for you….measuring so you get it right. Love the D&A rug…..they are priced so reasonable too.

  7. Robyn@SimplyMe1970
    July 22, 2013 / 12:22 am

    Ohh can't wait to see it done.. LOVE the bookcase style and the rug.. This room is going to be beautiful I know it.. Robyn

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