My New Office

“Communicator by day. Upcycler by night.”  The phrase I use in my bio couldn’t be any more true, that’s my life in a nut-shell (minus my awesome husband, family, friends, and of course dog) for the year of 2013.  It’s been a very exciting 1st year of launching haus2home, and all the meanwhile, I’ve been working hard at advancing myself in my professional career.

As some of you may know, I recently started a new job in communications.  As if that isn’t exciting enough, I got my very first office.  Like a real office that is my own, with my own desk, table and DOOR that I can choose to leave open or close.  It’s a miracle, really.  I kind of feel like its my 12th birthday all over again when I got my own room.  It’s the little things. 🙂

So after this dramatic build up, I bet your wondering, “Why do I care that you got your own office?”  Well, let me just say two little words….OFFICE DECOR!  I can’t even tell you how much fun I have had decorating my office so far.  The best part is, there’s more wall space left for more.  So kick back, relax, and enjoy!

office tour part I

I used old wooden crates to create a bookshelf and styled it with my books and decor.  The Buffalo artwork is compliments of Ginametrical. Side note: I never realized how much I liked owls, but aren’t they cute?.

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Next stop, my meeting table!  I found this awesome painting at homegoods and accented the table with a tropical plant that was outgrowing my kitchen.

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Here is my absolute favorite thing in the room; a 1960’s printed fabric artwork from my favorite antique store.


Let’s take a stroll over to my “organization center.”  This is where I store all my work and write my to-do lists! I’m in the process of getting more photos printed for the board and chevron frame…so many to choose from!  Thank you to my dear friends, Rebecca and Harry for the bamboo plant.

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Last stop on the ol’ tour is my desk.  My sister bought me this awesome handmade nameplate off of etsy! I couldn’t pass up the Buffalo puzzle piece either.  Cute, huh?


Coordinating storage, accessories and of course a wedding photo sprinkled in there…


Ta da! That’s my office!


I hope you liked it!  I’ll post part II once I finish my other DIY projects.  Until then, how did I do? Do you have a creative office decor/storage idea.  Please share!

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