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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 […]

Office Design Plan by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Office Design Plan

It’s hard to believe a month ago the room for our office was stacked full of boxes. We couldn’t even walk around in there. Every day I’d walk by completely overwhelmed and frustrated with not being able to find certain things we’d be looking for. As soon as I knew I’d be back to blogging […]

It’s hard to believe a month ago the room for our office was stacked full of boxes. We couldn’t even walk around in there. Every day I’d walk by completely overwhelmed and frustrated with not being able to find certain things we’d be looking for. As soon as I knew I’d be back to blogging […]

How To Organize Desk Drawers... The Cheap Way by The Wood Grain Cottage

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How To Organize Desk Drawers

We’re back to the office today, and I’m sharing all about how to organize desk drawers. I desperately needed the desk and drawer space, but I wanted the space to work for me, not against me. In the past, it seems like my drawers always stay organized at first, but over time things slide out […]

We’re back to the office today, and I’m sharing all about how to organize desk drawers. I desperately needed the desk and drawer space, but I wanted the space to work for me, not against me. In the past, it seems like my drawers always stay organized at first, but over time things slide out […]

DIY Leather Pulls by The Wood Grain Cottage

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DIY Leather Pulls

Want to make your own DIY Leather Pulls? See our full tutorial below and customize them to fit your space.  Cabinet hardware is always such a huge way of transforming a piece of furniture, or an entire space. Thing is though, cabinet hardware can be down right expensive. Lately, I’ve been loving all things leather, […]

Want to make your own DIY Leather Pulls? See our full tutorial below and customize them to fit your space.  Cabinet hardware is always such a huge way of transforming a piece of furniture, or an entire space. Thing is though, cabinet hardware can be down right expensive. Lately, I’ve been loving all things leather, […]

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 Countertop

Since the tutorial for our office desk is pretty lengthy, I decided to break it up into a few different parts. On Monday, I shared how we built the base, making a riser for the filing cabinet and determining the overall height of the desk. Today, we’re talking about how we chose, and attached the […]

Since the tutorial for our office desk is pretty lengthy, I decided to break it up into a few different parts. On Monday, I shared how we built the base, making a riser for the filing cabinet and determining the overall height of the desk. Today, we’re talking about how we chose, and attached the […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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