My Home Office :: Decorating

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I am so excited to share a few photos of my home office with you! This is the space I spend the majority of my time in while I'm working. It is the best room in the house (in my opinion!), I think my husband would disagree! This room is technically supposed to be our formal dining room, but we have a nice breakfast room off of our kitchen so when we moved in, we decided I could use it as my office. It is so nice to be connected right to the kitchen and greatroom so that I can be working but still in the center of things. I love how bright and open this room is. I had all of the furniture when we moved into this house, but this room really came together when we did the baby shower shoot for Pottery Barn Kids in the space. We added the Pottery Barn chandeliers (one of my fave elements of the room) and ivory silk drapes before the shoot. This past summer I spotted the graphic black and white rug on Gilt and knew it would really finish the space. Along the way, I've added art and accessories from my happy place, HomeGoods. A few months ago, we used this space for our One Room, Three Ways for the Holidays for DIY Network and we had time to put the office back together and photographer, Jessica Downey got some great shots! I hope you like it....

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We have also used this room for this HGTV Halloween Party shoot and Kate's Mermaid Birthday Party.


chandeliers/draperies :: pottery barn
black/white rug :: gilt groupe
paris chairs/lamps/art :: homegoods
art/accessories :: homegoods
ruffle pillows :: pier one
cake stands/notecards :: tomkat shop

Here is the room before we bought the house....


....and when we first moved in....

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  1. Lucy


    Kim, this room is so gorgeous. I would stay in there all day! Love your website!

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  2. Jaymee Stocks


    What an amazing place to work. I love all of your posts, you are amazing at what you do!

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  3. Amy


    Love the chandeliers, can you tell me if they are the Clarissa glass drop chandelier or the Clarissa "small" glass drop chandelier from Pottery Barn.

    Thank you!!

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  4. Nicole B


    One word . . . Stunning!

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  5. Mari


    Hi Kim, great room! Random question, what kind of computer do you use? what is your computer preference? specs? I am looking into getting a new one and I have no idea where to start! It is going to be a gift, so I have been trying to do some research ... and thought I would start by getting some advice from you. Thank you in advance for your help!

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  6. Angie


    Hi - Where did you get the table/chairs from? As popular as white is I can't find anything and everything I find on Craigslist to refinish is round or oval and not rectangular like I want. Love this office! I wish all PC's were all-in-1 like macs so I didn't have to find a way to hide all the monitor, speaker and hard drive cords!

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    You are so interesting! I don't believe I have read through something like that before. So good to discover someone with unique thoughts on this issue. Really.. many thanks for starting this up. This website is one thing that is required on the internet, someone with a little originality!streetdirectory

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  15. Michelle


    i would NEVER leave this office :-)

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  16. Rhian


    Hi Kim, I just discovered your blog and I am in love! There is so much inspiration in your posts, especially that I am now in the process of decorating my new house. May I ask where you bought your desk from? It is so beautiful. I like how it looks traditional yet modern. Thank you!

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  17. Patty


    I love this room! Can you tell me the name of the rug on Gilt? I've looked all over and I can't find it. Also, is the chandy the largest one? Or the medium? I'm redoing my dining room and I think this will go with the look I'm shooting for :)

    I love all your printables and pretty much all you create!

    Hugs from Texas!

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  18. Nora Sheils


    Love your office! Mind sharing where you purchased your white swivel desk chair?

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  22. KareninStLouis


    Love this room. Beautiful, feminine, bright---love everything! And I adore the table! Where did you get the table??!!

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  23. Adriana


    This is the best office ever.......

    I am in Love......

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  24. Jennifer Ely


    I love the look of your office. Those chandeliers are so gorgeous. I think everyone needs a space to call their own. It just makes you want to go in there and be productive. Thanks for sharing.

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  25. Nic


    It looks really sophisticated, mine's not even close. I better start re-decorating.

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