New office

Hello everyone! It’s Monday and I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I did quite a bit of much-needed relaxing and chick-flick watching.

Well I think I have my new office done – for now. In September last year, my son and his little family moved back to Vancouver from Edmonton and stayed with us while they got on their feet. Two weeks ago they moved into a place of their own, so I decided to make that room my new office.

My New office - before

My new office before

It’s a nice-sized little space – just for me! 🙂

Of course, I had to move Floyd, the Ball Python in.

My New office - Floyd

There she is, curled up in the bottom right-hand corner.  She had been stuck downstairs in the dining area, previously, which made it a bit of a challenge for the rest of us to get in an out of there.

Dining Room

Then my desk, of course. This desk was originally our kitchen table a couple of lifetimes ago and is perfect for this purpose (I love repurposing stuff)

My new office desk

Hubby painted it white to make it look more … office-y

my new office desk

my new office desk

I’m hoping to find a new, more comfortable chair but for now, that one will have to do.

Next, a chair that I rescued from a dumpster. No, I didn’t actually get into the dumpster – the chair was sitting next to it looking sad and rejected. We fixed it up and re-covered it. You can read about that transformation here. And an Ikea footstool that I found at a thrift store for … $5! I used an old wooden trunk as a side table – this was originally at the end of our bed (now I need a new bench for that!). I am debating whether to paint it white, or leave it as is. Leave me a comment and let me know what you think. Your 24-hour Arts & Crafts Store

new office space

The idea behind this was that, when it got too uncomfortable to sit at my desk, I could continue working in this comfortable chair, but, as you can see, my cat seems to have claimed that spot for herself.

And then I just added a few pictures that I love

My new office My new office

And a clock that I made from a wooden Ikea fruit bowl that I found at a thrift store (it needs new hands)

my new office clock

I needs quite a bit more doing to it, but for now, it’s my space and I LOVE it.

my new office

Cheers for now.



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