Office Mood Board

So, since I started working from home I’ve been a busy bee with planning/designing my home office!  Below is a quick glimpse of my inspiration board for the space. I’d love to know what you think. My goal is to have my office completed by the end of April!

I could seriously decorate my whole house in turquoise, but then I realize that I would probably get bored to quickly…hopefully the blue below in my color scheme is different enough, but still cures my craving for some lovely blues!  Yellow is a color, according to research, that warms people and makes them feel happy – not to mention I just love the color. So I thought it would be a nice color to use in the office since I’ll be spending most of my week in there!



1) Desk – I love, love, love the legs on this desk.  When I saw this desk and how easy it was for the blogger to make it, my hubby and I quickly drew up plans. I’ll wait to reveal the desk as I still have to paint it. 🙂

2) Rug – I’m thinking about a rug with a similar pattern to this one. I love the trellis type patterns, but I want to make sure I don’t get carried away and have the same style rug in all rooms of our house.  I’m leaning toward a yellow/white rug, but would love to throw in one of the accent colors from my colors cheme.

3) Curtains – I am planning on making the curtains myself.  Cannot wait for this to come to fruition.  I was planning on going to a fabric store today during my lunch break, but then a lovely, lovely thunder/lightening storm blew in so I am not going out in that.  (For those of you who don’t know — I am terrified of thunder.  Lightening is fine, but the sound scares me crazy!)

4) Office Chair – I have a parsons chair that needs upholstering and thought that would be a fun office chair to have not to mention a neat statement piece.  The only problem is they aren’t necessarily ergonomic! 

5) Desktop Design – Love this DIY oversized mousepad!  Thinking about making something similar (maybe in the teal color). 

6 & 7) Closet Organization – I want to make sure my office closet is well organized.  This will house my work supplies, craft supplies and my gift wrap station.  I already have the hardware for the gift wrap organizer so I’m excited to install that this week.  I love this idea of buying wood crates and getting cute bins to store things inside of them.  We’ll see where I net out!

If you want to see the original posts about the items in my mood board you can check out my Office Inspiration board on pinterest:

Would love to know what you think!


Lovely Pinterest Wednesday!

This week I am all about food & home decor!  I have just been dying to try some new recipes and have been so excited for the fall recipe I’m seeing.  I am quite the pumpkin-addict!

First stop – quick easy breakfast.  Cook eggs with spinach and any other goodies you’d like in a muffin tin and then store them in the fridge.  Pop them in the microwave and toast your english muffin and there you go! Breakfast for on your way to work!



This recipe I am just dying to make! Chicken Tamale Pie! Shredded chicken, enchilada sauce, cornbread and so much more.  A friend at work made it and her and the hubs loved it! I’m waiting for it to get a little colder before I whip this delicious recipe out!  Not to mention the picture just captures the yumminess of the dish!

Source: via Kat on Pinterest



Fall is my favorite time – especially when it comes to all the recipes that come out. I am just madly in love with all things eggnog, pumpkin, spice anything!

Source: via Kat on Pinterest



Homemade Pumpkin Frappe – yes please! This is like heaven in a jar and I will be making this on Saturday!


I am so excited to try to make this love decor sign. I’m thinking I want it for our bedroom. When I saw it on Pinterest I just knew I had to make it!

Source: via Kat on Pinterest


This verse just really spoke to me when I saw it last night. Love it when I can feel God speaking to me through His Word!



What are you pinning? I’m really making a commitment to blog more often as I try my new recipes and continue working on making our house a home!

Office Make Over

It’s taken a little while to get things situated at our new house…but the time has come to decorate! First stop, my office! Below are a couple inspiration shots that are helping create my dream home office. I have a feeling I’m never going to want to leave!

1 – painting finished! We painted the walls Barely Jade, by Glidden….and i LOVE it!
2 – buy sewing table and sewing machine!
3 – make curtains & bench
4 – organize closet
5 – create wall decor

What do you think?

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