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TGI-FRIDAY: A Home Office Update & So Much More by The Wood Grain Cottage

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TGI-FRIDAY: A Home Office Update & So Much More

It’s time for another TGI-Friday, and this week I’m including a home office update. Honestly, since we’ve been knee deep in exterior projects, we haven’t made a ton of progress, but that’s about to change! A little while back, I shared the design plan for the office. We’ve been buying several of the items, and […]

It’s time for another TGI-Friday, and this week I’m including a home office update. Honestly, since we’ve been knee deep in exterior projects, we haven’t made a ton of progress, but that’s about to change! A little while back, I shared the design plan for the office. We’ve been buying several of the items, and […]

New Office Closet Doors by The Wood Grain Cottage

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DIY Closet Door Tutorial For Our Home Office

I’m sharing our DIY closet door tutorial for our home office. See our full, step by step DIY tutorial and how these closet doors transformed our space.  I’m back today with another update on our home office… the closet doors! When we started converting the guest bedroom into our home office, I knew the closet […]

I’m sharing our DIY closet door tutorial for our home office. See our full, step by step DIY tutorial and how these closet doors transformed our space.  I’m back today with another update on our home office… the closet doors! When we started converting the guest bedroom into our home office, I knew the closet […]

Office Mood Board by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Home Office Mood Board & Design Plan

Just a few days ago, I spilled the details on our first big project of the new year. And when I say it’s a big project, I mean it. It’s basically an entire room makeover from start to finish. Every single element in the room is being added fresh, which makes this an exciting project! […]

Just a few days ago, I spilled the details on our first big project of the new year. And when I say it’s a big project, I mean it. It’s basically an entire room makeover from start to finish. Every single element in the room is being added fresh, which makes this an exciting project! […]

Creating Our New Home Office by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Creating Our New Home Office

Happy New Year! I didn’t intend to take last week off, but we’ve been so very busy working on new projects, I didn’t want to over extend myself by trying to get the blog caught up with new posts. Slacker blogger, I know. Lots of new stuff to come though, I can promise you that! […]

Happy New Year! I didn’t intend to take last week off, but we’ve been so very busy working on new projects, I didn’t want to over extend myself by trying to get the blog caught up with new posts. Slacker blogger, I know. Lots of new stuff to come though, I can promise you that! […]

Our First Home Home Tour by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Our First Home Tour

I’m here sharing our first home tour in the Willow House! I’ve always loved looking back on past home tours. It’s fun to see the progress that’s made and all the changes that happen year after year. This tour will be one we’ll really enjoy looking back on. We have so many projects in the […]

I’m here sharing our first home tour in the Willow House! I’ve always loved looking back on past home tours. It’s fun to see the progress that’s made and all the changes that happen year after year. This tour will be one we’ll really enjoy looking back on. We have so many projects in the […]

Building Our Office Desk by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Office Desk: The Finishing Details

All week I’ve been sharing our tutorial on how we’ve built our new office desk, and today I’m sharing the last part, which is all about the finishing details. I couldn’t be happier with how the office desk has turned out. It solves so many of our past office issues just by providing a bigger […]

All week I’ve been sharing our tutorial on how we’ve built our new office desk, and today I’m sharing the last part, which is all about the finishing details. I couldn’t be happier with how the office desk has turned out. It solves so many of our past office issues just by providing a bigger […]

Building Our Office Desk by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Office Desk: The Base

When we began the design process for the office, I wanted to make sure I’d have plenty of work space, as well as storage. The best way to do that, was to maximize the room by having the desk run along two of the walls, giving me plenty of work space. Because this is a […]

When we began the design process for the office, I wanted to make sure I’d have plenty of work space, as well as storage. The best way to do that, was to maximize the room by having the desk run along two of the walls, giving me plenty of work space. Because this is a […]

Chair Options For The Office by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Let’s Talk Office Chairs

We’re getting close to actually finishing up our office, and now we’re down to the point of putting in all the finishing touches that will really take this room to the next level. I still have a few tutorials to share, like the actual desk area, our DIY leather hardware and a few other things, but […]

We’re getting close to actually finishing up our office, and now we’re down to the point of putting in all the finishing touches that will really take this room to the next level. I still have a few tutorials to share, like the actual desk area, our DIY leather hardware and a few other things, but […]

The Office Shelves by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Office Shelves

When I was designing the space for the office, one of my major focuses, was making sure we had plenty of storage space. Our current office lacks in that area, and it seemed papers, projects, tools and office supplies were stacking up in every corner. I tried so hard to manage the chaos, but without […]

When I was designing the space for the office, one of my major focuses, was making sure we had plenty of storage space. Our current office lacks in that area, and it seemed papers, projects, tools and office supplies were stacking up in every corner. I tried so hard to manage the chaos, but without […]

The Office Blinds by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Office Blinds

We were able to make some great progress in the office these past few days and everything is officially coming together. I’m looking forward to being able to make the big office swap and start transferring all of my items over into the new space soon! It’s very exciting… and that means we’ll be sharing […]

We were able to make some great progress in the office these past few days and everything is officially coming together. I’m looking forward to being able to make the big office swap and start transferring all of my items over into the new space soon! It’s very exciting… and that means we’ll be sharing […]

Favorite Wall Lights From Amazon Under $90 by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Wall Lighting For The Office

Lots of glorious progress is happening in the new office. Anthony and I have been spending any spare time we can muster trying to finish this room before farming takes over and he’s too busy to help finish our list of projects. And we really need to finish this room so the other original office […]

Lots of glorious progress is happening in the new office. Anthony and I have been spending any spare time we can muster trying to finish this room before farming takes over and he’s too busy to help finish our list of projects. And we really need to finish this room so the other original office […]

New Trim In The Office by The Wood Grain Cottage

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New Office Window Trim

When we first started talking about moving the office into the guest bedroom, one of the first projects I wanted to tackle, was trimming out the two windows. When we built the house a few years ago, we didn’t have extra money in the budget to trim out each and every window, so we opted […]

When we first started talking about moving the office into the guest bedroom, one of the first projects I wanted to tackle, was trimming out the two windows. When we built the house a few years ago, we didn’t have extra money in the budget to trim out each and every window, so we opted […]

DIY Grid Boad & Batten Walls by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Grid Board & Batten In The Office

Ready to add interest to your walls? We recently added grid board and batten in the office and I’m sharing our full tutorial! Our new office space is coming together beautifully, but when we started with the blank and bare guest room (read more about the room switch here), I knew I wanted something to […]

Ready to add interest to your walls? We recently added grid board and batten in the office and I’m sharing our full tutorial! Our new office space is coming together beautifully, but when we started with the blank and bare guest room (read more about the room switch here), I knew I wanted something to […]

View From Our House by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The View From Our Home

First, I want to thank you all for the amazing comments about my goals for 2016. Your support is such a wonderful, powerful, and beautiful thing. From the bottom of my heart, thank you! Today, I wanted to share the view from our home. The other night, I walked out of my office from a […]

First, I want to thank you all for the amazing comments about my goals for 2016. Your support is such a wonderful, powerful, and beautiful thing. From the bottom of my heart, thank you! Today, I wanted to share the view from our home. The other night, I walked out of my office from a […]

Christmas Home Tour by The Wood Grain Cottage

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2015 Christmas Home Tour: Part Two

Today I’m sharing our Christmas home tour: Part two. Last week I shared the first part of our home tour, and today I’m back to share the final part.  I have had so much fun decorating our home this year. I’ve kind of just let it happen. I had a tiny plan, but other than […]

Today I’m sharing our Christmas home tour: Part two. Last week I shared the first part of our home tour, and today I’m back to share the final part.  I have had so much fun decorating our home this year. I’ve kind of just let it happen. I had a tiny plan, but other than […]

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