black and white rug

When we first moved into this house, I was super lucky to receive certain pieces and home accents that put me in a fast turnaround to share content.  I am so grateful for the generosity of many brands and designers, so I happily obliged, but it means that I rushed into a few pieces that I hadn’t quite sorted through yet.

Like the original desk (seen here).  I couldn’t find a desk I loved, so I bought an inexpensive one a a placeholder so I could at least get my office functional.  And I don’t regret it because I used it for well over a year, and I was thankful to be able to be able to feel comfortable and focused in this space!

BUT, I kept rearranging things and trying new layouts and finally was like… this is still off.  So I moved my black boomerang chairs downstairs, brought these safari chairs upstairs and sold the pink desk chair and placeholder desk.  I splurged on a fancy lamp when I saw one randomly on sale, I invested in a huge, dreamy desk and added these delicious cashmere throw pillows.  I also found this super cool African stool at a furniture market, and it fit right in.

I also sold the Ikea Vittsjo shelving unit that I’ve been able to use for so many years (the best $80 spent ever!) and replaced it with a heavier duty iron shelving piece from my childhood bedroom.  And I love that it reminds me of the home I grew up in.

You can see all of the room reveals shared thus far under “home –> house tour” at the top of this site.  Linkable items are at the bottom of this post!

kelly wearstler pilloworange hermes boxrose face mistvenus et fleurmetal shelvingoffice shelvingcitizenry safari chairbamboo framecrystal office chandelierpink hatblack kelly wearstler lampcb2 desk

desk | lamp | chandelier | rug | leather safari chair | cashmere lumbar pillows | similar cabinet here and here | two baskets | spotted ottoman | similar African stool | desk chair | kelly wearstler lumbar pillow | planter

This setup feels much more like “me,” and I really love how much of a difference these subtle changes made, while still keeping the contrast and neutral energy I find calming and not distracting.

Thanks so much for reading!  And more of our space under “home –> house tour” at the top of this site.  XO –

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  1. I agree, this feels a little more like you! (Says the well-intentioned reader who ‘knows’ you as best she can through the internet!) I work in apparel design, and I’d love to know more about the fashion sketches you have on the shelf. They look fabulous! Also, YOU are fab! <3

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