Home Office

Love it or Leave it | Lacquered Wood Paneling in Bold Hues

in Blue, Dining, Dramatic, family-friendly, Gray, green, Happy Colors, Home Office, Library, Love it or Leave It, orange, Wall Covering, walls

I’m seeing lacquered walls and wood paneling everywhere these days. The beauty of lacquered walls is that they fit equally well in modern and traditional room decor. Lacquering a serious library in a not-so-serious color can modernize and relax a …

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Design Inspiration | Future of the Home Library

in Books, furniture, Home Office, Library, lighting, Traditional, Work Space

I’m working on a Home Library design in a beautiful, traditional home in Denver. Few homes have these beautiful, inviting, bonus rooms, and I fear that even fewer will in the future. Libraries, public and private, really are a treasure. …

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Pink, but All Grown Up – Love it or Leave it?

in Bathroom, bedroom, color, Dramatic, furniture, Home Office, Love it or Leave It, pink, Uncategorized, walls

I’ve recently found myself drawn to a lot of bold pink rooms. These rooms are loud and proud in their pink-ness and they are not just for little girls and tweens. Some of them are all out pink. Others incorporate …

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Trends: Dark Blue Walls

in Beautiful Habitat, bedroom, color, contemporary, Denver, Designers, Dramatic, fireplace, furniture, Home Office, paint, turquoise, walls

A trend that I am currently loving is that of dramatic dark blue walls, typically paired with white furniture. Sometimes a splash of the light green or yellow is included for a fresh color palette. The blues range from navy, …

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Happy Colors | Red

in Accessories, arrangements, art, Banquette, bedroom, color, Designers, Dining, DIY, fabric, Happy Colors, Home Office, kitchen, paint, Wall Covering, walls

The next color up on our list of Happy Colors is Red. Lots of Red via Etsy Red lacquered cabinetry would be a very bold move on it’s own. Add red lacquer to the appliances, walls and ceiling and you’ve …

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Home Office Design 101 – Going Beyond Function

in Home Office, Tips

In my last post I covered the basics of creating a functional home office. In brief summary: Adequately-sized area with some privacy Adequate work space with comfortable and supportive seating Adequate storage space  Good Lighting Once you’ve covered these, you …

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