My new home office is so close to being finished. After painting the walls, redoing furniture, building custom pieces and working on artwork and accessories, I thought I was ready for the big reveal.
At the time, that room was a family room/playroom/guest room with plenty of colour and activity. It was only the basement, so I had fun with the hutch and painted it a rich royal blue (Liberty Blue by Fusion Mineral Paint).
That colour worked well for years, and I figured it would be fine in my new home office. But once the toys were removed and the board-game wall was dismantled, I realized I loved the “peaceful” direction the room was taking.
We repainted the deep grey walls and now they’re a creamy light greige (Benjamin Moore’s Edgecomb Gray). All of the furniture is now white or a soft wood tone. There are pops of gold and a healthy dose of a “millenial pink,” and the bright blue media cabinet started looking monstrous against the white shiplap …