So it’s funny, when I moved into my apartment I actually got RID of the desk I had because I thought I wanted a sleek glass desk that disappeared in my space. Fast forward a year and that desk did anything but disappear, I feel like since it didn’t really meld with the rest of my decor it stuck out more.
Luckily the silver and glass desk that I was using when I moved in I wasn’t something I bought (my mom was getting rid of it so I took it from her), so I didn’t feel bad about getting rid of it, but I was still frustrated that what I thought I wanted didn’t work out. This is a reminder to everyone that sometimes decorating ideas don’t work out and that’s ok.
Before getting rid of the old desk I did a mock-up of what I wanted the entire space to look like (in case you missed it, I’m also redoing my living room…more on that later) and while initially I didn’t want “so much wood” in the space, it was exactly what I wanted in the end.
I was eyeing this desk for a few months, but once Quarantine hit EVERYONE was buying desks since they were working from home, like myself, so it kept going in and out of stock. But I FINALLY got it (ON SALE) and I’m SO happy with the purchase! It fits the vibe I was going for and I can’t wait to see it once the rest of my new furniture comes!
In case you needed a reminder of what the space looked like before:
And a few more photos of what my home office nook looks like now:
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Cost Plus World Market Natural Wood Campaign Desk | Cost Plus World Market Channel Back Leilani Dining Chairs | Bob’s Discount Furniture Wall Mirror
“Delirium” by Mario Sanchez Nevado Graphic Art
Lumber Liquidators Copper Ridge Oak Vinyl Flooring | Baseboarders Galvanized Steel Baseboard Heater Cover | Benjamin Moore Paint in White Wisp & Slate Teal
Check out more posts about my Apartment Decor & Renovation here:
Before & After: My 750 SF Apartment Renovation
Before & After: My Tiny Black and White Bathroom Renovation
My Apartment Balcony Reveal + More Affordable Outdoor Inspiration
Before & After: Feminine Chic Bedroom Renovation
Before & After: My New York Apartment Kitchen Renovation
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