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Mood Board Monday – A Feminine Home Office and Getaway Space

April 24, 2017
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Hi friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  This week’s mood board is based on my home office, which doubles as a quiet space for just “getting away from it all!”  Kind of like an indoor version of a she shed!

When we moved into our home about 7 years ago, I was working from home as a paralegal, so this room was designed around that purpose, with plenty of desktop and storage space.  Nowadays, I use this room to pay bills, work on my blog, and do some writing.

In addition, since I added a comfy chair and a tufted ottoman, it’s become my retreat, where I go to pray, meditate, read, and just ponder!

Some things I’ve included in my mood board and which I think are essential in a space like this:

  • a desk with plenty of room for files (so important for staying organized!)
  • good lighting
  • an office chair that supports your back
  • a small table or cabinet to hold your printer–the side table shown below has a couple of extra shelves to hold paper and supplies
  • an extra cabinet to store note cards and stationery, envelopes, office supplies, art supplies, etc. I use a white dresser for this purpose.  Not only does it hold a lot of stuff, it’s so much prettier than most office furniture!
  • a cozy chair and footstool for reading
  • a soft rug underfoot
  • favorite photos
  • a scented candle
  • flowers and plants
  • great books
  • inspiring artwork

Sources shown in the mood board are linked below.  For anything that’s no longer available, I’ve linked to comparable sources.

Mood Board Monday – A Feminine Home Office and Getaway Space

Mood Board Monday - A Feminine Office and Getaway Space

Desk  //  Swivel Chair  //  Rug  //  Chandelier  //  Artwork  //  Desk Lamp  //  Dresser  //  Corner Chair  //  Ottoman  //  Pillow  //  Faux Tulips  //  Glass Table  //  Candle

If you’d like more information on how to design and organize your office, check out my post on Organizing the Home Office.

And, if you’d like more home design inspiration, follow my boards on Pinterest for the bedroom, kitchen, bath, living room, home office and more!

xo jane

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