I re-vamped my office space over Memorial Day weekend.

My "office" was previously located in our upstairs loft area. That space overlooks the living room downstairs, and it would get too loud throughout the day with the child, the dog, and tv and other random noises. My concentration was compromised, so I migrated to our bedroom since I could close the door and tune out the other sounds.

It was a temporary fix though, since my old desk was too large and took up too much space for comfort.

There's a perfect corner on the far wall of our bedroom that was previously used for all things baby. The space was always a mess, though, and I hated how the shelves looked since I did a janky job of hanging them.

So I removed the shelves, patched the holes in the wall, sanded them down and gave them a fresh coat of paint. All this took place over the course of a few days.

I decluttered, got rid of my old desk, found a new one I love, hung some floating shelves and arranged all my things.

Being right by the window makes my mood so much better throughout the day. The loft gets minimal natural light, and if it was overcast I always had to use the lamp.

Now on to all the other home projects I have filed away in my brain. A homeowner's work is never done.


  1. love how simple yet cute your new space looks now. I'm in search for a good office desk myself.

  2. What a gorgeous space! I really love that shade of grey. There's something so wonderful about working in natural light, isn't there? It's one of those things you don't realise you've been missing until you can! (PS Thank you so much for taking the time to read and comment on my blog - it's so appreciated!) xxx

  3. I love the desk! The hanging shelves do something to the space. I got rid of my desk when I started packing to California, man I miss my desk. I am now working from my dining table. I need to figure t out too. But nothing like natural light.

  4. Great job with repurposing the corner in your bedroom. The new desk, shelves and photo of you and your mom (?). I love it!


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