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I got the blog post put together showing you all where I put the big vintage sexy-beast-of-a-sectional!
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Ya'll know I've been raving about the #getsmart @tiltsmarthome blinds. πŸ‘I'm obsessed!
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Happy Monday! 😘
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I'm really getting excited about the upcoming @oneroomchallenge πŸ€Έβ€β™€οΈ
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My friend Ari @arianna_danielson hit on something in her post today.
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LOVE your home. πŸ’– I create the spaces I do because they make us feel happy, cozy, comforted, relaxed and fun.  Spaces we want to hang out in!
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This is unapologetically me, this is us and this is our home. 🏠 Welcome to the party! πŸ˜πŸ€Έβ€β™€οΈ
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My friend Ari @arianna_danielson hit...

I'm stoked to share with you that I'm a new #purplepartner embarking on their 100 night trial.  We are a few days in and I've been dying to share this with you! πŸ’œ
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Now our other pups are enjoying while we get a feel for the mattress!
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It's been a bit over a week and I must say we are very impressed! I have lots of back issues while the hubs gets numb arms from side sleeping.  So far this has made a difference in our quality of sleep! πŸ˜ͺ
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I am really looking forward seeing what kind of longer term usage benefits there might be from this mattress, which is one of the coolest innovations (in my humble opinion) in sleep.  Holla 4" purple smart comfort grid!! And coming from a horrible sleeper that's saying somethin 😁 #lifeonpurple
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Hit up my stories where I share the process from delivery to intial impressions!
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I'll share my honest thoughts and experiences with you during this 100 night trial so you can make an informed decision on what's best for your sleep! πŸ›
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The Sophisticated Whimsical Home Office One Room Challenge Reveal!!

The day we have all been waiting for is finally here…..it’s reveal day, EEEEKK!!! And I am beyond excited to share it with you! I am madly head over heels for this space and LOVE coming in here and working…or online shopping, you know tomatoes, tamatoes.

It’s cozy, it’s comfy, it’s inspiring and it’s perfect for me. Let’s recap the original design plan for this space before I show ya the good part! (You can check out the full design plan in week 1!)

Here is what this room looked like before I began this challenge. It was a lovely dining room but a space we never used.

Dark gray paint surrounded the mural, the ceiling was boring builder beige and it wasn’t practical for our lifestyle (we eat in the kitchen.)

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This is my design plan. If you remember, I decided to keep the mural that I already had in here when developing this design. Besides working around the mural I had to figure out a few things….1. Doors for our 2 massive 6×8 arches 2. Seating for my kiddos 3. Comfy and whimsical seating for behind the desk 4. Storage and 5. To be inspired when I’m in here. Let’s see how I fared!

Here is your view looking into my new office!! Say whaaattt??!!

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You can see one of the massive arches that I needed to figure out a door solution too! And hello mural my old friend (Anyone hearing that song in their head? No, just me…that happens a lot.)

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This is a closer view standing in the arch looking in. (The ceiling, brick and paint colors are all in my post from week 2!) The tray ceiling was always meant to be a major focal point but I had to blend it into the mural, so I chose a color that is almost an exact match to the blue in the upper right corner. It adds drama without taking away from it.

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How about that killer vintage rug?! My girl Charlotte Tully from The Elegant Nomad hooked me up with this one of a kind piece. (All of her info coming up in the sources post, she’s got the most incredible pieces you are going to want to check out!!)

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Oh hello peekaboo shot!

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I always love to bring in loads of texture through accessories like vintage textiles, faux fur, stone, metals and glass.

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How about a straight on view to get the whole wall, desk, cloud sofa, mural combo?! (check out how I diy’d that raw edge desk here in week 4) Then there’s the statement seating behind the desk from my moodboard!

I’m not a formal chair behind a desk person. I like to sit cross legged, lean back and chillax so I wanted something with more fun and pizzazz. This sofa nailed it in every way…and it came from Amazon!!

Audible gasp…for reals! I’ll be sharing the juicy deets and links for you in the next post, don’t worry I wouldn’t leave ya hangin like that.

If you are looking for a more traditional style office chair, however, then you must check out the leap v2 steelcase chair! One of my friends just got one for her home office and is SO pleased with it.

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You can really see my less than $40 custom desk legs here, with their brass finish and a punch of pink. oolala How about that hand chair?! It’s a sculpture and a chair, perfect size for a tush to sit in and chat with me.

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Rotating to the side of the room you can see the window and the start of my seating area! As I mentioned earlier, I have loads of kids (4 and a hubs) that come in with questions, to hang out or even do their homework.

That means I needed an area where they could sit comfortably. I was initially thinking a sectional and then these vintage mint beauties came along.

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I popped in a vintage rattan heart screen and some plants in the corner. I have lots of plants in here, not just because I love them but it helped create the atmosphere that originates in the mural. That of an outdoor oasis where anything is possible.

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Here is a great shot of some of the texture I added to the space. It’s also how I incorporated lots of color, mama’s gotta have fun with color right?!

I have a vintage suzani draped over the sofa, an ombre sheepskin pillow, a vintage textile pillow and a hot pink somethin somethin for good measure. And a crystal for all the good vibes, you can never have too many of those.

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Mixing new with vintage pieces, in both furniture and textiles, gives you a very lived in and interesting space!

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Here’s a shot of the full corner and those fab vintage mint sofas I scored for $100 for the pair and the hanging swag table with my diy capiz pendant light! (You can read all about the sofas and my diy pendant light here in week 5) Plenty of comfy seating for the whole fam!

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I always like to have a candle in pretty much every room. It creates a warmth and glow that says “please come in and relax”

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One of my fave pieces is this vintage sign. I nabbed this at a local barn sale this last spring. I have been waiting patiently for an office space to use it in, and it’s the perfect piece for this spot.

It’s inspiring, it’s motivational and screams “I am woman hear me roar!” To me it does, to my husband it says “womans club” haha

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This is a double/triple duty piece. It’s a pouf, it’s a stool, it’s a side table!

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Shifting counter clockwise, (seating area on the right) here are our DIY barn doors! I’m super happy with the way these came together and for $108 per door, you can’t beat that. (You can check out how we did it here in week 3!)

They glide along smoothly and do a fantastic job of closing off this room when I need it to be while still allowing both the light in and keeping me informed of what is happening outside of the room. (Mom’s you all know what I’m talking about amiright?!)

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The etching in the glass gives the look of the steel doors I had in my design plan moodboard!

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Here’s a shot from the outside looking in. I have the doors partially open here so you can get a glimpse of the other perspective! Please ignore the dusty swipes and handprints…because kids. I swear these were clean a couple of days before this shot, real life my friends.

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What’s the first thing you notice looking in here?

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And lastly, a small glimpse at the last wall of the office which is opposite the window. (To the right in the photo above) This is my desk, the storage cabinet and the other door. One of the fun things about these doors is that they act as their own art piece when they are not in use!

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Here’s a nice close up of those saxy legs! And look at that texture on the live edge bark of the table.

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That brings us back as we have circled around to the very beginning!

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This has been a fun, inspiring and creative project for me. I had a vision for this space and it came together beautifully. I was thinking bold, fun, inspiring, interesting and inviting and I feel pretty darn good about hitting every single one of those. Not too mention loads of DIY projects and budget friendly finds.

I always love participating in the One Room Challenge, it really let’s us show you, the audience, how we put together spaces and hopefully gives you some ideas of your very own! I’d love to hear if you have gotten any ideas from this space or your thoughts on how it all came together. Hit me up in the comments or send me an email, I always love to hear from you!

And don’t forget to check out my fellow ORC guest participants to see how their projects came together as well as the featured designers over on the ORC blog. There are some knockout spaces!!

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28 Comments
  • Veronica Solomon
    November 7, 2018

    This is amazing! Goodness gracious! Love everything about your home office.

    • ttbousu
      November 7, 2018

      Thank you SO very much Veronica!!

  • cassie bustamante
    November 8, 2018

    tina, it turned out so well! i LOVE that rug! what an inspiring place to work!

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you so very much Cassie!! I am really enjoying it!

  • Kayla AKA Kilo Bravo
    November 8, 2018

    Wow – I love everything here – I still can’t get over the mint sofa scores. Yay for making a space work for you! Congrats on finishing the ORC!

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you so very much Kayla!

  • Libbie@alifeunfolding
    November 8, 2018

    Tina,
    You office space is GORGEOUS! I love all the beautiful details you’ve added. It is going to be such a great space to create.

    Libbie

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you so very much Libbie! xxxooo

  • Susie
    November 8, 2018

    This is GORGEOUS girl!! And I’m SO jealous of that hand chair – need it in my life!! Congrats on the big finish!

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you Susie!! That hand chair was a random last minute addition/find at a local consignment shop, seriously one of my favorite pieces!

  • Jen @ Jenron Designs
    November 8, 2018

    WOW!!! Tina this is such a feast for my eyes! I feel like you must be able to rule the world from this office space, it is so incredible. I would be inspired every day if I worked in a space like that, great job my friend it is gorgeous!!!

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you Jen! I truly love being in there and the space makes it so it doesn’t feel like work!

  • Chelsea @ Making Manzanita
    November 8, 2018

    What a fun office! I love that you took a space you weren’t using much and transformed into a useful and beautiful room that I know you will get lots of use out of !

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you Chelsea! I was really hesitant at first about giving up our dining room, but I’m SO glad we did! Everyone in the family enjoys coming in there for various things and I really enjoy working in it!

  • Jess
    November 8, 2018

    Wow this turned out so cool! That mural is awesome, I’m so glad you kept it!

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thanks Jess! The mural was the only thing I kept (other than the chandelier) from the original room. I couldn’t take it down, even after several years I still love it so much!

  • Emy
    November 8, 2018

    Tina! This room is amazing!! I love every single thing about it. Great job!

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you so much my friend!

  • Libbie@alifeunfolding
    November 8, 2018

    Tina,

    Your rooms are always magic. Love this one.

    xx

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      XXXXXOOOOO

  • Susie
    November 8, 2018

    Eye candy, eye candy everywhere! What a fabulous room!! And for me, the show stopper is the doors!! Gaaaah! Love at first sight. Heading to that post to get the DIY skinny. Congrats on a super ORC!! Now time to enjoy ~~ Susie from The Chelsea Project

    • ttbousu
      November 8, 2018

      Thank you so much Susie! The doors were an idea I had on a wing and a prayer and fortunately they worked out!

  • Ola
    November 10, 2018

    So much eye candy going on here Tina! That wallpaper! The rug! The HAND!!! LOL! So much goodness in one spot.

    • ttbousu
      November 12, 2018

      Thank you SO much Ola!!

  • Stacy | Blake Hill House
    November 12, 2018

    Nailed it! You knocked this one out of the park. Those doors are genius. Great work!

    • ttbousu
      November 12, 2018

      Thank you so very much Stacy!

  • Lindi
    November 12, 2018

    Wow! You put styles and textures and colours and patterns together flawlessly! Love the eclectic design πŸ™‚

    • ttbousu
      November 12, 2018

      Thank you so very much Lindi, I have so much fun with it!

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