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Decorating My Home Office :: Update

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Did you know that my home office was the backdrop for the Sunshine Baby Shower that I styled for Pottery Barn Kids? It was so amazing to transform it to a picture perfect setting since it is typically quite a mess! Lucky me, I get to sit in this light and bright room all day while I work. The room was meant to be the dining room, but I quickly decided it was perfect for my home office. It is open to the family room and connects right to the kitchen so I feel in the mix of everything when my hubby and kids are home. I much prefer it that way rather than being holed up in a room somewhere with the door shut. I’m almost finished decorating and organizing it (still need to find a rug), so I’ll be taking some photos soon to share!

The room photo above was the very first shot we worked on for the shoot and I love how it shows more of my room. Prior to the shoot, I had these gorgeous silk drapes and crystal chandeliers installed. I had been eyeing the chandeliers since we bought the new house in August, so the timing worked out perfectly. The white table and chairs were an old Craig’s List buy that were supposed to be temporary when we were between houses a few years ago, but the white table ended up being the perfect desk for me and coordinates perfectly with my beloved white armoire.

Can’t wait to share more photos!


  1. Carrie, A Sweet Spot: Home

    February 24th, 2012 at 9:09 am

    I LOVE all the natural light you get in there! I have to think that having it in a space that’s open to the rest of the house makes working long hours MUCH easier!

  2. helen guzman :: bonito design

    February 24th, 2012 at 9:12 am


  3. Yum Yum Tables

    February 24th, 2012 at 9:17 am

    Great setup! Gives me inspiration for ours in the future.

  4. Jamielyn@iheartnaptime

    February 24th, 2012 at 9:19 am

    OH my gosh! It’s Beautiful! Looks like it came right out of the magazine. I {heart} Potter Barn!

  5. Andrea Malpass

    February 24th, 2012 at 10:40 am

    so so pretty! I love the colors and light! You are an inspiration. :O)


  6. Jennifer

    February 24th, 2012 at 10:49 am

    Love the color scheme…could you please share the color on your walls?

  7. Kim

    February 24th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    The paint is Dunn Edwards Baked Potato!

  8. Chrystina

    March 1st, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Just when I thought paint color names could no longer surprise me…

  9. Sweet Creations

    February 24th, 2012 at 10:51 am

    Gorgeous..can’t wait to see the rest !

  10. Ashley

    February 24th, 2012 at 11:46 am

    Those chandeliers are gorgeous!!!~

  11. elaine

    February 24th, 2012 at 11:53 am

    beautiful! Must be a very inspiring room to work in.

  12. elaine

    February 24th, 2012 at 11:53 am

    And LOVE those chandeliers 🙂

  13. Lisa

    February 24th, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    Jennifer beat me to it – I was going to ask about the wall color as well. The whole room is beautiful!

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  15. Design Style

    February 24th, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Those chandeliers are fabulous; we actually specified them in one of our designs and they were a hit with the client. I notice they are a hit with the other commenters here too 😉 Your office looks great and I love the photography! Great job.

  16. Deb Harvey

    February 24th, 2012 at 8:32 pm

    Such a beautiful room! I can’t wait to see the rest!

  17. Marabous

    February 25th, 2012 at 3:31 am

    Looks fantastic Kim! Love your choice of colors.

  18. marghe@lechatdesucre.com

    February 25th, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    Beautiful! There is an elegant and fresh feel to it!! I want those chandeliers :-))

  19. Vivian Suh

    February 25th, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    I can’t wait to see more photos of your new office! I hope someday I’ll be able to have my own office and share with you as well. :} One can always “hope” and “dream”, right? ;} By the way, I love, love, LOVE your style!

  20. Beth

    February 26th, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    Love it! Very beautiful

  21. Chrystina

    March 1st, 2012 at 9:11 am

    Wait, wait, wait – so you’re telling me this is your home *office*? What an incredible concept for an office, it looks incredible. What a great space!

  22. Jonna

    September 26th, 2013 at 8:27 am

    Hello, I know this post is obviously old, but I was wondering what brand the white table and chairs are. They are exactly what I’ve been looking for, so I’d love to hear back from you!

  23. Kim

    September 27th, 2013 at 8:57 am

    Hi Jonna, I actually bought the table and chairs on Craigs List as a temporary kitchen table a few years ago and it ended up working here in my office! No brand name on it, sorry!

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