The Office Reveal

Well the good news is my office looks amazing (in person), the bad news- its not too photogenic.  Both my photographer and I have tried taking pictures and we think it just comes down to the lighting.  The morning sun comes blasting in and the afternoon sun is nowhere to be found- due to the neighbors house next door.  So I figured I’ve been waiting long enough to show it to you.  But lets just take a look at the before shall we:

         *****With the black & white vertical drapes******************

NOW:  With my DIY- horizontal stripe drapes— MUCH better

This is the side of the room that just did NOT turn out well.  Because my office has to also function as a guest bedroom I decided to make the twin bed more sofa-like.  I made the upholstered headboard and used diamond-like buttons for the tufting.  

More detail photos: HERE

There you have it.  I hope to have more detail photos sometime next week.  Have a great weekend!!


32 thoughts on “The Office Reveal”

  1. Simply Kelly says:

    I’m not a bigger commenter– but this office is STUNNING!!!! Love the mix of patterns and color. Beautiful!

  2. Desiree says:

    Wow!! It turned out great, like I knew it would! Love the desk, curtains, dresser, well, everything. You did a great job. One day, I’m going to hire you to help me with my house. Looks great!

  3. Jessie says:

    Your office looks chic and gorgeous! Love the striped curtains, the dresser and the desk! A very inspiring space. Well done, Amanda!

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  4. debbie-- says:

    I love it! I would love to blog from such a bright and beautiful space!

  5. Emily @ A Well Dressed Home says:

    So chic! Love it!

    Emily Hewett
    A Well Dressed Home

  6. Love it! The colors and the patterns go so great together! Great job!

  7. Stacy Curran says:

    Don’t ever, not for one second, question your talent….it is completely undeniable! Fantastic job!

  8. This office is just fabulous!! The colors are stunning! So bright, fresh, and sophisticated!! What an inspirational place to work and be creative! Great job!

  9. I would love to work in this room! It is a great use of multi purpose space! It is all pulled together very well!

    Tiffany {Living Savvy}

  10. Debbie says:

    SUCH a gorgeous room!

  11. Wow, wow, wow! It turned out fabulous Amanda. You did an amazing job, Congrats!

  12. My STARS, Amanda!!! That office is gorgeous! I’m packing up my laptop right now to come over and work. 😉

  13. Kathysue says:

    Love it!! I have the same problem in my own home, I can not capture my rooms either!! Your office is just down right PRETTY!! What a pleasant place to work!! I would never leave, Kathysue

  14. Jessica @ Decor Adventures says:

    Hi Amanda,

    Wow, love your style. The office is so fresh, modern and beautiful! Great colors and pieces. I’d love to know where the mirror is from.

    Amazing makeover!

  15. It’s beautiful, Amanda!! Great idea for the bed and your headboard is amazing. Your creative combination of patterns makes it totally unique!

  16. Looks great. GOOD Stuff.

    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

  17. It looks great…love the pink chair! Saw your link at Serenity Now.

  18. Anonymous says:

    May I please know where you got that beautiful white and gold dresser?

  19. Oh my goodness! I want to work here. What a transformation! Visiting from Serenity Now- and WOW!!!
    :) crafty texas girls

  20. modern jane says:

    This is beautiful! Visiting from Serenity Now!

  21. Michaela says:

    Sooo beautiful! I love the colors in here (: Your dresser is fab.

  22. ProjectHope7 says:

    talk about office ENVY!? You have a gorgeous, feminine office, and guest room! You should be proud… its beautiful… and loved how you improvised to give it an expensive chic look at more of a minimal cost… you should be be proud of yourself.. it is beautiful! thanks for sharing!

    Cathy B*****y
    pbprojecthope at yahoo dot com

  23. Shannon says:

    Hi Amanda, I’m sitting outside in my garden drinking a pumpkin latte looking at and reading about your STUNNING office! It’s so glamorous, chic, and functional. I think the pictures are magazine worthy. I can’t think of how you could have made it any better? I’ll take one!

  24. Jen @ Paisley Print Shoes says:

    wow this is beautiful!! it looks like something out of a magazine. LOVE!

  25. Wow, wow, and wow! Love it all! The color combo is perfect and the metallic touches make the room!

  26. emily says:

    Are you kidding?! This room is fabulous! I love everything about it! You’ve done an amazing job!! Love the GR rug! :)

  27. Tonya says:

    This is GORGEOUS!!! Seriously, stunning! Love the color scheme! You did an amazing job!

  28. Oooh I love what you did with the bed. I have the same problem, I want my office to function as extra sleeping area as well. You have inspired me…a gorgeous pull together for this space!

  29. Jean @ Flower Hill says:

    Very nice job! Love those striped drapes and the dresser!

  30. Kelly says:

    Those drawers are phenomenal! Where is it from? I am envisioning a DIY pattern – so cool.

  31. Dori says:

    Yes it’s fabulous, but I don’t see how it is functional with not a pencil or file folder in sight for office work… I would be worried to not mess up the space with my paperwork and files.

  32. Ann says:

    Wow, this is gorgeous!

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