{Office} Before & After

Reminder to stop by tomorrow link up to show me your finds!! Also are you getting Groopdealz for daily boutique deals yet?! I’m in love.. sorry, its my job to spread the greatness I find online!
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Linking up with these sassy gals…
 

First thing you see when you walk in our house is the lengthy hall leading you past our office and into our living room and kitchen.  The first room to impress people is the office since it is literally the first room after you walk in the door.   For quite a while now we have had what I like to call the “college look” for an office.  The desk we bought at Wal-Mart fitting snug up against the wall and random items filling the empty space.  See what I’m talking about? This is the view any passerby would see through the french doors, open or closed.  ICK!!
(pictures taken with phone, sorry about the quality)
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I started working at my new job at the first of January.  They sent out a company email letting people know that an auction for office furniture was about to end, so hurry and get your name on your item because this is your last chance!  I got so excited!! I’m somewhat of an office supply junkie and thought this might be our chance!!
Shaka Lacka!!

I was so excited when I got down there to find a nice, heavy wooden desk, you know like grown ups have!? I also saw a fancy chair to go with it and behold a credenza that matched!! I checked the sheets.  Starting bids were $25!  Are you kidding me!?  This is like
REALLY. HEAVY. DUTY. GOOD. STUFF
I wrote my name down. I didn’t even ask Erik and went down every hour to make sure no one out bid me!! Turns out there was a slight war over the desk and credenza but in the end.. I WON!! Our office is still a work in progress but I finally feel like we have graduated college and are now sporting a grown ups office that
I’m proud to post.
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Doesn’t it look so professional!! WAIT!!! WHAT IS THAT I SEE!??!
Its my dream “Craft Wall” coming together!!  Lets get a closer look, shall we!?
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oooooh & ahhhhh…..that concludes my tour of our office, Before/After!
XOXO!

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17 comments:

Stacie said...

Oh my washi...that craft wall is making me swoon!

We have been in the process of re-decorating Mike's office since January...I would like to point out that I am not the hold up. Spring break next week, so I have my fingers crossed.

becca said...

wow what a cool room can you come makeover my house plz i pay in chocolate

allstarme said...

Wow, great changes!

Shawn said...

Look at you all grown up and stuff! I wish I had the ability to find such deals.

It looks beuautiful, I love your craft wall, I'm sure there's more to come with that...I'll be waiting for any idea to steal.

Thanks for linking up with us!

Heathers Happenings said...

Love that desk! So glad you won it!

Sarah Kate said...

It looks like the oval office!!! You know...if Obama were into crafting... ;o)

Seriously, it looks amazing! Soooo much better than the before pictures!!!

Kenzie R. said...

Wow, that is a gorgeous desk. So glad that you won, definitely worth checking the bids constantly! Your new office looks GREAT! I love your dream craft wall, so pretty.

Boobies said...

OMG! Your craft wall is AWESOMEEEEEE! I'm totally jealous!

Stacy Uncorked said...

That office looks totally professional now! So cool that you won the office furniture - that desk is to die for! And so is your craft wall - I need a craft wall! :)


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Dollie @ Dollie Creates said...

I love your new office space :) It looks very adult! I would hate to show my craft room or a room in our house that could be considered an office (it is currently just housing random stuff from when we moved in last year).
Hope you're having a great day!

Nadine Hightower said...

Looks Great! I have no clue to decorating. I let my mother inlaw and sister inlaw do their thing and they have a "roy wall of fame". a tribute or shrine... but it's okay. It gave my walls character! A real Character!

Date Girl said...

that desk is gorgeous. It really brings the room together. And I loooove your craft shelves. Those are amazing!

Impulsive Addict said...

Wow! What a HUGE difference! I love it! Good job on winning the bid! And look at you with a big ol' craft wall! You're so cute! I just love you! And I love you for linking up with us even though I suck as a blogger friend. However, we should facetime again soon--when I have my makeup on! xoxo

Connie Weiss said...

That looks like THE PRESIDENT works there!

Love the craft wall.....

Liberty said...

I LOVE it!!! I'm uber jealous of your craft wall. Will you pretty please fly out to help me get organized?!?! With sprinkles AND a cherry on top?

xxoo

Jessica said...

Your office looks FABULOUS!!!! Very grown up!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your craft wall, pretty jealous actually ;)

Emmy said...

Looks so great! That desk is awesome and yes makes a huge impression. Loving your craft wall! Where did you get those shelves?

 
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