one room challenge - before

It's that time again. The One Room Challenge season is upon us and I am ready to decorate. [For those of you who don't know ORC is a 6 week long series on the blog of redecorating a room, I will fill you in on the process along with 20 other fab designers, too]. Life has been pretty hectic for me and I feel like I have been ALL over the place. Having said that, I had planned a clients guest room for the ORC, and then a flood happened and ruined the space. So, I'll be helping my fab assistant redecorate her loft office nook. She was using it for a closet, but she is a graphic designer and photographer and she really needs a space to inspire her to create. Office spaces are MY fave, so this will be so much fun. Also, so much fun for us to work on together.

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Details of the space: The layout is pretty small, and 2 of the walls are cinderblock. She has has a desk, and a black console that she keeps her storage in. So finding ways around these modern items will be fun and of course I want to add a little bit of glamour to her minimalistic vibe.

Items we are going to use:

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This bookshelf. She currently uses it as a headboard, but I think it would totally work in the office space. I am also a firm believer in moving around furniture to give your space a fresh feel. Also, below is her drafting table and stool, which she uses everyday and she needs.

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I've got my brain racked with chic loft office looks I want to include. Here are some vibes I'm really into...

art ideas

As much as I love wood floors, if I could paint everything glossy white I so would. I do love the vibe of the black and white art in this space. Definitely thinking we could add some black frames to some fun art she has collected and possibly find some new.

black office

I love the black fur on the white chair and all the white furniture.

black bits

I love the idea of some modern chairs and I also love the idea of some swing arm sconces for her wall. That could be so modern and cool. Stacks of mags always are a stylish addition.

romance additions

It wouldn't be like me to have only very stark decor, so I want to add some more romantic pieces and layered elements to the space. You know, candles, pillows, fur, horns, antiques.

Items I am considering:

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I am so excited to get all of this going. Stay tuned for next weeks installment of the One Room Challenge and don't forget to visit all the other gals who are making over rooms too!

Abby M. Interiors

Because It’s Awesome

Bijou & Boheme

Chinoiserie Chic

The Decorista

Design Chic

The Design Daredevil

Design Darling

Design Indulgence

Design Manifest

House of Turquoise

Jana Bek Design

Jill Sorensen

Maddie G. Designs

Mimosa Lane

A Piece of Toast

The Pink Pagoda

Stone Textile

Waiting on Martha

The Zhush

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