Rethinking the home office scheme

White walls and furniture makes it easy for curated things and books to stand out

I had my heart set on a white, black and yellow study. You know… been harping on about it for a bit. But I realised… with how I work, with my supplies… I can’t work with a strict colour scheme. Like an accountant who can hide files and papers in boxes and folders of a monochromatic colour system to fit into a stunning look.

Maybe I should ditch that colour scheme and go for a white canvas with the furniture and let my “work stuff” colour my space. (Perhaps will be able to convince landlord to allow me to paint the area white-white.

This picture has been on my mind for a while as a possible answer to my home office conundrum:

White walls and furniture makes it easy for curated things and books to stand out

White walls and furniture makes it easy for curated things and books to stand out

Bear with me as I keep changing my mind! :)

6 September 2007

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4 Comments

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    Jessie

    10 September 2007

    sounds like a great idea. I am going to face the same problem once I start decorating my office. (Pink, red, and white) I love this photo, I believe I have it saved on my computer too. lol You can still “decorate” it, as long as its organized and not super cluttered, it will look great! :)

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    Another Shade of Grey

    11 September 2007

    I like it…besides, it’s every woman’s prerogative to change her mind.

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    Brilliant Asylum

    16 September 2007

    I love this white lacquered desk. I think I might get the one at West Elm.

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    drey

    16 September 2007

    it’s a great desk huh? a bit too spartan for my needs but i scored a great white lacquered desk for $50 on Trading Post (classifieds in Australia)!

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