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Home Build | Office Update

10.02.2013

Recently I wrote a post on Workspace Storage Ideas and included in the roundup were some open shelves by Ikea. I have in fact had shelves like these on my wishlist ever since this Home Build Workspace Inspiration post, so I'm very happy to report that they finally come to fruition on the weekend! 

Living Concepts, who I introduced  you to here, shipped in the Ekby Valter brackets (in birch) for me, and the shelves were cheap finds from Bunnings. The shelves come in various lengths, so I had a play around with different configurations including one long, one short, one long on its own, and two offset. In the end, I decided on two short shelves stacked, and have kept the long shelf for my son's room, which will be matched with black brackets. 



I placed the shelves to one side so that I still have room for a moodboard, and positioned them high enough to allow for the Apple iMac widescreen computer that I hope to one day own!! 


Simple yet stylish, I love that the shelves provide extra storage, and a place to display pretty objects, pictures and fresh flowers. They also help keep my desk tidy and uncluttered! 

For those who are interested, here's a list of some of the other key pieces in my office:

Trestle Table from The Trestle Union
Flip Clock, Leitmotiv Lamp and Cushion from LET LIV
Tom Dixon Etch Candle Holder from ECC 
Hay Boxes from Present & Correct 

Enjoy your day! I'll be back with another blog post on Friday.

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12 comments:

  1. great, but the chair does not convince me completely ... // discoveryourspace.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for your honesty, me neither.... a new chair is on the wishlist!! x

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  2. Thank you for sharing! Have been after a stylish (but affordable) trestle desk for a very long time, now know where to find one!

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    1. You're welcome! It's a great desk... x

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  3. It looks lovely. Very organised and inspirational.

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  4. Looking awesome Michelle :) Love the shelves. I'm wanting to a similar thing with some brass brackets I've found. x

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    1. Oooh.... brass brackets will look amazing! x

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  5. Looks great Michelle and good idea with the shelves, I'm certainly needing more display area around my place and the trestle table is a great find! xx M

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  6. Love your home office! Shelves are definitely a good idea, I think I should do something similar, maybe it would help to keep my desk a little more tidy :)

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    1. Thanks Anu. I know what you mean.. it's amazing how quickly the mess builds up! x

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  7. The interior designs are aw-sum. It's looking really very nice. I will also renovate my home to give it a new look.

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