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Farmhouse Style Home Office Reveal!

OMGGGGGGGGG. I know I say this a lot, and you’re probably annoyed at this point, but I am SO excited for today’s post. Seriously, I kind of feel like a kid on Christmas because I finally, finally have my very own home office and today I get to share it with you guys! If you’ve been around for a while you know that I’ve been wanting a little office area for a LONG time now, but it just never really worked out. I honestly didn’t think there was a good space in our home for one and I even kicked around the idea of converting our little white shed in the backyard into my she-shed/office. Obviously that would have been a huge project, and my husband wasn’t exactly thrilled about it, so I started looking around the house for an area I could transform into an office. Well it finally dawned on me that I had the perfect spot in our basement just waiting to be transformed into the LVN office. It’s actually turned out better then I had hoped and I’m so happy to share it with you today!

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

I can’t even believe that I finally have my own little office, which is SO important when you work from home. I mean, it’s not like I don’t love working from the couch, kitchen table, or even my bed. But it’s really not the most inspiring place and it’s hard to be organized in a setting like that. So finally having a space like this is just awesome. I really wanted a designated area I could go to and feel inspired and motivated to sit down at work. I think this spot does exactly that! The desk fits in perfectly with my little shelf and it all just feels so inviting and cozy, even for an office.

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

This desk was one I’d been eyeing for a long time and I was lucky enough to snag it a few weeks ago when it went on a MAJOR sale. (And last I check it’s still on sale!) I am so impressed with the overall quality and I love that it has tons of storage space without being too large or bulky. Plus I love the weathered wood finish.

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space! Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space! Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space! Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

How cute is this little file holder?! It’s actually holding all of the magazines I’ve been published in so far, which is honestly still so surreal. I’ve had them all in storage, but I brought them out to sit on the desk to serve as a reminder to keep working hard and chasing my dreams, especially on days when my motivation is lacking.

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

This large wall basket used to hold some of the kids’ books, but I switched it over to hold all of my favorite magazines and a few random books I love as well. You know I am obsessed with The Magnolia Journal, so I usually hold on to all of my old copies just in case I ever feel like reading them again. They’re full of great inspiration!

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

I was going to buy a cute little office chair to go along with my new desk, but I honestly didn’t feel like spending the money on one right now. Plus I have about 14 of these white antique chairs sitting around my house and I figured this would do just fine for now. And it turns out that I actually love the combo of the antique chair with the rustic desk. It’s kind of unexpected, but it works!

Farmhouse style home office. Great ideas for a small office space!

I just realized this is the first space in our home that I’ve set up for just me, which feels a bit weird to be honest. I mean, usually I’m focused on things like our living room or kitchen–you know, the kind of spaces our entire family can enjoy. But this time, this one was all about me. And I gotta say, it’s pretty darn awesome to have my very own home office after almost three years of not having one. And best of all it’s a spot that inspires me and motivates me to chase my dreams. And I love that it’s set up in our basement too. The kids can be playing or snuggled on the couch watching a movie while I’m sittin’ in my spot getting work done. What could be better?!

I’m so happy you dropped by the blog today!! I’d love to hear what you think of my little farmhouse style home office and be sure to let me know if you have any questions. xoxo

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The Comments

  • Anna
    June 4, 2018

    So happy for you, it looks amazing!

    • Sarah
      > Anna
      June 5, 2018

      thanks so much Anna!

  • Linda Scott
    June 4, 2018

    I love it!! Very cute & it looks great!

    • Sarah
      > Linda Scott
      June 5, 2018

      thanks Linda!

  • Jan
    June 4, 2018

    Love your new home office space.
    You gave me some ideas to to redo my office. Thank you and enjoy.

    • Sarah
      > Jan
      June 5, 2018

      Thanks so much Jan!!

  • Angel Taraila
    June 4, 2018

    Sarah!!! It’s absolutely beautiful!!! I’m so glad you posted on your blog. I have missed seeing your stories on IG so this peek into your life is so fun. I love the chair too. That desk is the bomb.com 😂

    • Sarah
      > Angel Taraila
      June 5, 2018

      Ah thanks for stopping by Angel!! xo

  • Nikki
    June 4, 2018

    I love it! You are definitely going to love having that space.

    • Sarah
      > Nikki
      June 5, 2018

      Oh definitely! I’m already LOVING it!

  • Donna Bergthold
    June 4, 2018

    Sarah, you’re office area looks amazing! I’ve been waiting to see how it turned out so thank you for sharing! Makes me want to go out and spruce my office area too! Thanks as always for the inspiration!

    • Sarah
      > Donna Bergthold
      June 5, 2018

      Thanks Donna! I am so happy with how it turned out!

  • Liz
    June 4, 2018

    Love this! Desk is awesome and the way you have it organized looks great but also so efficient. Wonderful post. Gave me lots of ideas to work with.

    • Sarah
      > Liz
      June 5, 2018

      Thanks Liz, that’s exactly what I was going for–Inspiring but functional!

  • Cindy Baker
    June 4, 2018

    Super-cute! You did a great job! I love it!

    • Sarah
      > Cindy Baker
      June 5, 2018

      thank so much Cindy!

  • Sally Brown
    June 4, 2018

    Congratulations, you did it! I love it!

    • Sarah
      > Sally Brown
      June 5, 2018

      haha YES!!! Thanks Sally I’m so excited for this space.

  • Teresa
    June 4, 2018

    The perfect office! Blends beautifully with the rest of your “welcoming home”.

  • Carolyn Willingham
    June 4, 2018

    Very tidy. I just chalk finished that same chair for my office 👌

  • Dena Breitmeyer
    June 4, 2018

    I love what you did with the space you had! It’s perfect I’d say! I also love the wire wall racks…sold out right now, but I think I could DIY them:) Thanks for all the great inspo and congratulations on an awesome workspace!!!

  • Sharon
    June 4, 2018

    Yay!! Happy for you! It is soooo cute and organized! Looks like a good reflection of your personality too!! Enjoy!

  • kimberly
    June 4, 2018

    looks great! love the desk & all the decor. love the sconce.

    kim

  • Brenda Johnson
    June 4, 2018

    Such a cool desk, it all looks so nice!

  • Jonita
    June 4, 2018

    I love your little space you made for your self. You did a great job.

  • Janine Bell
    June 4, 2018

    Love it! 😍😍😍. You deserve a space that is all yours😁 Enjoy!

  • Judy
    June 4, 2018

    Love the desk and will have to check it out for myself. And the task light ….you killed it!👍🏼

    • Sarah
      > Judy
      June 5, 2018

      Thanks Judy!! That desk is AMAZING. Such great quality for an awesome price too.

  • shannon
    June 4, 2018

    I absolutely love the desk! I’ve had my eye on a similar one. It would only be tidy for the picture though.

    • Sarah
      > shannon
      June 5, 2018

      haha well this desk will probably be the same way!

  • Bev Filler
    June 4, 2018

    So pretty! Any suggestions for a 9th anniversary gift for my son and daughter-in-law?They live in an old farmhouse!!

  • Valerie
    June 4, 2018

    I love your new farmhouse office. It’s prefect. To be honest, I love everything you have done to your home. You truly are an inspiration.

  • Deedra
    June 4, 2018

    That looks great and the white chair is perfect with it! I don’t need an office, but if I did, I’d want it to look just like that. You just have the touch!

    • Sarah
      > Deedra
      June 5, 2018

      aw thanks so much Deedra!

  • Karen
    June 4, 2018

    So glad you have made a space for you to create and share with us. I would like to know the color of the paint you used on the upper walls. I just put up an accent wall of ship lap and am looking for a color for the surrounding walls! Thanks!!

    • Sarah
      > Karen
      June 5, 2018

      Thanks Karen! The paint color is Merino Wool by Sherwin Williams.

  • Becky
    June 4, 2018

    Sarah the space is beautiful and it doesn’t stand out like Oh you don’t have a room. I absolutely love it! Happy for ylu. Keep in giving us your ideas!

    • Sarah
      > Becky
      June 5, 2018

      Thanks Becky, I appreciate that!!

  • Rondell
    June 5, 2018

    Love the desk Sarah and that skinny shelf!

    • Sarah
      > Rondell
      June 5, 2018

      Ah thanks Rondell! That little shelf if so cute

  • Dianne Gingrich
    June 5, 2018

    Love your office space!
    Nicely done.

  • Chels Rief
    June 7, 2018

    I LOVE IT SARAH! It looks so beautiful and I bet it’s been a fun place for you to work this week. Plus you got that view from outside just off your left. It’s lovely. Styled perfectly.

  • Sherri
    June 7, 2018

    I LOVE how your office space turned out! It’s just perfect & I can see why you feel inspired there, it makes me feel the inspiration just looking at all the pics! So happy you finally have a “spot” just for You! ❤❤❤

  • Aaron haynes
    June 22, 2018

    Hi Sarah,

    Your blog shows the fantastic way of winter seasons merino wool that is the best wool in the world for weaving sweater.

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  • Brenda
    December 31, 2018

    Where did you get the desk? The links in your blog no longer work. Thanks

  • Susan Kahler
    January 12, 2019

    May I ask where you purchased the desk? Your office space looks really good! Love your decorating!

  • Maritza
    May 30, 2019

    Absolutely Cute. I Love the decor!

  • Susan Dismuke
    October 20, 2019

    Hi Sarah! Love this space . It’s functional and stylish at the same time .
    Can I ask where you got the shelf from?

  • Katie
    December 22, 2020

    Hello, what paint colour did you use? I can admit I skimmed the article to find it, but didn’t see it. Thanks!