Inspiration Mondays: Office Spaces May 9, 2011 Life 3 Comments 1616 Still working on my basement craft nook, I thought I’d troll the internet a bit to find some inspiration. I love looking at home office pictures because there are SO many more creative ideas than the words “home office” bring to mind. I’m always amazed at the blending of beauty and function that can be achieved if you’re willing to think outside the box. For example, I love this cheery yellow guest room/office. Yellow is a color I feel like I am not comfortable using, but I always admire other people’s use of it. Does that make sense?! Image courtesy of HGTV.com A desk with hutch can be a great way to add character AND storage to an office space. Image courtesy of BHG.com Of course when I think of offices, I think more of a creative space like this fun and bright version: Image courtesy of BHG.com But I do love a good library office combo. This one at Apartment Therapy has me drooling! Image courtesy of Apartment Therapy Here’s a great way to use a corner space- I love the beadboard detailing below the upper cabinets and the fact that they wrap around the corner along with the desk. Image courtesy of BHG.com Check out some of these cheap L shaped desks. Speaking of wrapping a corner, this amazing space would make working a pleasure! Image courtesy of HGTV.com Soooo many options-even though all these spaces are different, they all inspire me in different ways. How do you choose a style that will both inspire you and make you want to be productive at the same time? When it comes to your work space, what’s your style? 3 Responses heather May 9, 2011 Great inspiration! Love it all! I am looking for a desk chair for my office space right now. -heather Reply Suzanne Jackson May 9, 2011 I love pretty office spaces, but don’t have one as yet. I have all the makings of one, if I can just get the time to make it happen! The biggest challenge is that my space is very multipurpose. I blogged about the bookshelf aspect of it here… http://willowhousewelcome.blogspot.com/2011/04/spring-bookshelf-makeover.html. One of my favorite crafty office spaces is pictured about midway through this post: http://willowhousewelcome.blogspot.com/2011/03/tip-3-control-clutter.html. If I created this space, my daughter would immediately hijack it for her own (but the tradeoff is that she would make wonderful things for me)! Reply Ashley @ DesignBuildLove.co May 9, 2011 LOVE the spaces, especially the yellow office and then the last one- the color on the walls is gorgeous! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website CAPTCHA Code * Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.