Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Revisiting Projects Of 2010: Home Office Redesign

While I take some time off with my family this week, I thought it would be fun to revisit some of the projects completed in 2010! Here is the Home Office Redesign and a rundown of the DIY projects and best finds that went into its design.


Creating a space for the man of the house.















Photos by Mrs. Limestone & A Vintage Inspired Clock from Target



The graphic Jorun rug from Ikea anchors the design.












Making Drapery Panels (from Calico Corners Turkestan fabric...love!)



Painting the Walls a dark and moody color: SW 7026 Griffin







Finding room for the husband's favorite things.



Making a $29 clearance Home Depot light fixture look designer...
with spray paint.



Refinishing a Cabinet that was once in my Grandfather's wood shop.



Final Details: Desk Lamp and an Old Scoop Chalk Holder



Revisiting this room design has me excited about all the plans I have in store for 2011!

19 comments :

  1. I just can't get over how amazing this office is! So much thought in every detail. What a great job! I'd love to turn my husband's basement office into something like this. Looks like I have new project for 2011 :)

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  2. I love the idea of the chalkboard wall. It's functional & decorative at the same time. Thanks for revisting your husband office again, you've given me a few ideas to use. Well wishes for the new year.

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  3. I love the dark paint and chalboard frames- all if if is so gorgeous. Your DIY's are always so inspiring- fabulous!

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  4. This is a great post. Why? Because I was just about to search through your blog to relook at one of your projects...and you here it is!

    Look forward to more great things in 2011.


    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

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  5. That room came out so very well. Great projects to be used throughout the house too.
    ~Kimberlee
    www.TheSpunkyDiva.com

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  6. I have to say, I LOVE that you're still using dark wall colors. Everybody is jumping on the "airy" bandwagon and I'm glad to see I still have some company in the Dark Color Brigade. :-)

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  8. Paige, I have to say I am loving all the fresh white spaces being shown recently! But for a space like this I still love dark walls, creating a moody and cozy spot to retreat to!
    Janell

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  9. Love this room ... especially all the budget pieces you pulled in! The rug is amazing, and I really love that you went with a dark wall color.

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  10. You're so good!....just saying!

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  11. I loved this project. Chalkboard paint is on tap for our new home in 2011.

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  12. Oh those drapes and that rug look so fantastic together. I love your designs Janell. I seriously study every detail!

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  13. I love the gorgeous office! It's wonderful that every angle of the office is shown. Enjoy the rest of the year, Kellie xx

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  14. I enjoy visiting all your past projects when you repost. The details in this room once again do not disappoint. My eye goes bouncing around to all the fabulousness! Has Nate been clued in to this room? I love it!! Thanks for a wonderful year of sharing your talents and I look forward to 2011..and maybe I'll get back to blogging and sharing my updates. :D
    Maureen

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  15. I usually find whites/beiges to be calming..but this is definitely serene... love it! great job

    xoxo

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  16. Janell, my husband has been asking for a wall gallery in his office. I'm going to share this with him. SO glad you re-posted.

    -Rene

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  17. Love the hanging wall ledges/shelving. I'm looking to do something similar in my home but I'm having a hard time finding ones that will support weight (such as the books you have pictured). Any recommendations on where to find things or what to Google to track them down?

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  18. Something like "hardware for hanging heavy shelves" should get you started! Good luck! Janell

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