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July 18, 2013

Office Progress

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

As you might remember,
I 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)

And the Dash and Albert rug!

Slowly but surely the room is coming along.



  1. 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. 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 finished

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

  4. haha that's awesome! Love the desk ;) Your inspiration board is gorgeous! I’d love it if you could link this up to our party, Give Me The Goods Monday! {1 party, 4 blogs}
    Jamie @ Better With Age

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

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

  7. 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..


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