My goal this month was to create new content for Kaylahaven and blog at least once a week! With the kids back at school, Im really hoping to use this extra time to be able to write and blog more. Honestly I have missed it so much and I am so excited to share my new offie space with you!
This past week we finally got our office built ins installed. Those of you that follow me on instagram, know what a mess my office has been since we moved in. It literally became a storage closet for all of the extra stuff and decor we have in our home. Quite a pitiful work environment to say the least. I worked with a local cabinet company to design custom built in cabinets for our office and I could not be happier with how they turned out.
When I first started designing our office built ins I knew I wanted inset cabinets. I have always loved this look and wish we would have done this throughout our home. The clean lines just get me! I wanted two filing cabinets and a couple drawers. I also put in two rolling cabinets on the far side for my printer and garbage can 🙂 I like to hide the clutter! I’ll make sure to share how I organize it in the future! I am still trying to decide on hardware but will share the options I am considering with you.
The color of our cabinets is Benjamin Moore HL sheepskin. I wanted a very inviting beige/taupe color! Picking paint colors for built ins is always so tough because its so final! Although you can always re-paint them the initial cabinet paint finish is so gorgeous you really want to get it right the first time. This color exceeded all my expectations and then some. Honestly it may be one of my favorite paint colors ever! It looks so good with that brass picture light I found on amazon (linked above) and I think the brass hardware will make everything pop!
What’s to come with styling this space
So many of you have been excited to see what I am going to style the shelves with. Like the rest of our home, I am trying to be intentional with each purchase so it may take some time. However, I would be lying if I didn’t tell you I am itching to get a few things on them. I wanted to share a few of the textures and details I am hoping to incorporate into my office. Linked below you will find some shelf styling pieces as well as some textiles of cozy blankets and pillows.
Traditional desk or love seat and chairs?
I am still on the fence between getting a traditional desk and two chairs to go in front of the built ins, OR a love seat and two sitting chairs. Today I am leaning toward the love seat but time will tell! Make sure you stay tuned to see the full reveal soon! And make sure to follow along on instagram to watch the process! Hint, its going to involve some peel and stick wall paper to the wall on the left 🙂
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9 thoughts on “Home Office Built ins & What’s to Come”
Kayla, ThThe color really is perfect. I just love every single piece that you put together. It is going to look amazing.
Thank you Erin! I love the color too 🙂
i’m excited to see you office design! Beautiful look already!
Thanks Karen, we have been working tirelessly to finish it 🙂
HI, THIS BUILT IN IS VERY NICE. YOU MENTIONED THE PAINT COLOR IS BENJAMIN MOORE HL SHEEPSKIN. THAT COLOR IS NOT COMING UP FOR ME IN THE BM SITE; ARE YOU SURE THAT IS CORRECT? IF SO, DO YOU KNOW THE NUMBER. THANKS IN ADVANCE.
Yes, we actually had to do some investigating! it is actually Hallman Lindsay Sheepskin! So sorry about that confusion (we were initially told it was Benjamin Moore)
I would love to know where you source cabinet hardWare!! So overwhElmed By all the Choices…
So sorry I am just now seeing this! Try Build.com and Etsy! I have had great luck there!