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office/reading nook

Built in space bumped out into unused garage area. Compact corner desk and reading nook. Reclaimed wood molding around outside of opening is from a demolished cigar bar.

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July 29, 2013
joseearsenault wrote:
What is the color of the wall? - What is the color of the wall?
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Ralph Lauren's Impressionist Blue
   August 16, 2013 at 7:43AM
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January 24, 2012
erinking wrote:
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I emailed her on her blog and she said the closet space is 6' x 3'
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Hi! The blue is by Ralph Lauren Impressionist blue
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April 10, 2011
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No sorry. I don't remember but was an online vender. It's mercury glass.
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Becky Harris added this to How to Turn Your Closet Into an Office
9. Pick a chair. An armless chair is more likely to scoot right under the desktop and allow the doors to close. You may also choose to make an occasional chair in the room work double duty and simply pull it over to the closet when you need to get some work done.
3. Eclectic nook. Transform a pantry or spare closet into the ideal office for any home with tight space. Chisel out a reading and studying area with some banquette seating for added comfort.
Samantha Schoech added this to 15 Rooms That Excel at Double Duty
This office, tucked into a closet, even has room for a guest. In my version there is storage in that bench and folding shutter doors to close off the space.

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kbsh17 added this to green oaks
September 25, 2014
for Kate's room…sitting nook by desk…
Kathleen Lee added this to Kathleen Lee's Ideas
September 21, 2014
Cute! Needs more storage
Kirstin Mulcahy added this to office
September 19, 2014
sump pit cover, closet-y space
jhunter78 added this to Closet
September 19, 2014
ereil added this to ereil's Ideas
September 8, 2014
Craft or office corner
fionaorla added this to fionaorla's Ideas
September 4, 2014
Mom office
jektj added this to FMI
September 4, 2014
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September 3, 2014
Neva Lvglifedaily added this to neva_lvglifedaily's Ideas
August 31, 2014
Desk and soft pillow seat
fliky added this to fliky's Ideas
August 29, 2014
Idea para el espacio del escritorio
irking14 added this to irking14's ideas
August 25, 2014
closet space
Denise Whitaker added this to denise_whitaker's Ideas
August 24, 2014
Closet turned into office
ehelton00 added this to office
August 16, 2014
where the table thing is when you walk in mix with mud room like thing?
davejamesent5 added this to Home Office Ideas
August 16, 2014
if you had the cushioned seat with a slide out panel you could sit in it with your legs up and read
levey added this to levey's ideas
August 8, 2014
compact and comfy
janetekamikawa added this to janetekamikawa's Ideas
August 5, 2014
Colors: brown and blue
Joyce Sobczyk added this to HP / Laurel Condo / K&A
August 5, 2014
This was a closet the exact size of your guestroom closet.
denisenoon added this to gast
July 30, 2014
somewhere for an office barn doors needed
bunchkyky added this to closet desk
July 30, 2014
helenhp13 added this to helenhp13's Ideas
July 27, 2014
Lighting but cozy
toneman5 added this to toneman5's ideas
July 26, 2014
closet desk
Beth Kahler added this to Workroom
July 19, 2014
I like everything about this idea. The desk could extend to the wall eliminating the seating area but adding a cabinet or shelves below that part of the countertop. Room for printer, too.
lillianjasmina added this to lillianjasmina's Ideas
July 12, 2014
office nook
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July 10, 2014
klwrn2u added this to craft room
July 5, 2014
I adore this room
kendra0926 added this to playroom/office
June 27, 2014
Desk area
Laura Wallis added this to small home office ideas
June 27, 2014
It's an interesting use of space with the built in banquette seating next to the desk.
joeshouse2014 added this to Home Office Ideas
June 20, 2014
closet desk space
eakpan added this to Jersey City
June 20, 2014
the coziness
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June 20, 2014
Built in bench
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June 12, 2014
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June 12, 2014
I like it in a pinch.....gotta have doors on it
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June 5, 2014
Office in closet
crseibert added this to crseibert's Ideas
May 30, 2014
Neat office to hide under a stairwell.
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May 28, 2014
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May 26, 2014
Small spaces
edmccann111 added this to edmccann111's Ideas
May 18, 2014
This is some idea of what I can do with my closet office
Linus Reimann-Kaißer added this to Linus_the_Cat_likes_this
May 16, 2014
nmkjud added this to nmkjud's Ideas
May 15, 2014
Closet turned into a mini office with bench
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May 14, 2014
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May 12, 2014
Awesome home office
Paula Tharp added this to Office
May 12, 2014
Using the closet space for the office enclosure
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May 9, 2014
jlplathe added this to jlplathe's Ideas
May 7, 2014
great use of space
Colleen Carter La Giglia added this to colleen_carterlagiglia's Ideas
April 27, 2014
Closet office space
krisbad added this to 3053 Lake Shore
April 27, 2014
Seat in office under stairs!
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April 25, 2014
Study nook
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April 25, 2014
jlarson46 added this to jlarson46's Favorites
April 21, 2014
Cool closet
askembel added this to Office space
April 15, 2014
shows how closet could be dual use
tahoe08 added this to Renovate ?
April 13, 2014
turn Kelly's closet into a study?
seanpaint added this to seanpaint's Ideas
April 7, 2014
Awesome design
Jamie Peterson added this to Kitchen Ideas
April 3, 2014
framing for kitchen window
jnsy added this to jnsy's Ideas
April 2, 2014
Bench next to desk
Andrea Weeks added this to andrea_weeks's Ideas
March 31, 2014
1/2 desk
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March 31, 2014
midnightturbo added this to Kids Ideas
March 29, 2014
Bedroom desk area.
kmccook added this to office
March 29, 2014
the sitting nook, looks beautiful
aforan added this to DOUBLE-DUTY ROOMS
March 27, 2014
office in a nook/closet
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March 25, 2014
build ins
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March 21, 2014
Closet Desk
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March 15, 2014
Desk and bench
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March 15, 2014
Great seat idea
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March 13, 2014
Office in closet
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March 12, 2014
like the configuration, storage.
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March 5, 2014
Office in Closet
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March 4, 2014
Sitting area?
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February 26, 2014
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February 24, 2014
I like the small square cubbys above the monitor
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February 23, 2014
Home office - compact
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February 17, 2014
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February 17, 2014
Love the built in bench...
bsvogler added this to bsvogler's Ideas
February 14, 2014
In master
thenken added this to thenken's ideas
February 12, 2014
I like the seat next to the desk, so I can sit there and talk to Arlyn while he's on the computer.
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February 12, 2014
save to Ideabook
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February 11, 2014
beadboard backing for my built ins
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February 10, 2014
molding to finish closet without doors.
puay_leng added this to puay_leng's Ideas
February 10, 2014
A nice corner for a laptop with a companion
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February 9, 2014
For John's workspace
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February 4, 2014
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February 3, 2014
closet desk!
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February 3, 2014
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February 1, 2014
sitting area, corner desk
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February 1, 2014
great for small space
jmlw7 added this to jmlw7's ideas
January 31, 2014
perfect closet office
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January 30, 2014
no doors office closet
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January 28, 2014
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January 28, 2014
the use of closet space
Penny Fries added this to Home Office Ideas
January 27, 2014
I love the cubbies and the bead-board.
loripasco added this to Small space ideas
January 26, 2014
This office, tucked into a closet, even has room for a guest. In my version there is storage in that bench and folding shutter doors to close off the space.
Linda added this to lindy500's Favorites
January 26, 2014
Office nook
realestatekid661 added this to realestatekid661's Ideas
January 26, 2014
Great shelving.
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January 25, 2014
snug design
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January 25, 2014
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January 24, 2014
for fireplace
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January 24, 2014
Desk in closet space. Would work for boys rooms
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January 24, 2014
Beadboard backing.
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January 22, 2014
Study 1
Louise Horner added this to Larrys Man Cave
January 22, 2014
Leaves room for TV and futon bed...Larry's closet is already in Master bedroom.
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January 21, 2014
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January 21, 2014
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January 20, 2014
Office/art nook under stairs
Vonceil Cooper added this to Home Office Space
January 19, 2014
Would go well with a double hinge door to close off
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January 18, 2014
Nice Finishes
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January 18, 2014
Décor Option
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January 17, 2014
Use of closet, corner desk, seating
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January 17, 2014
closet office
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January 16, 2014
Rangement ds garde robe
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January 16, 2014
depecoraro added this to Mulberry Farmhouse Ideas
January 16, 2014
Tucked away office space
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January 16, 2014
Study area behind window
Kara McCormick added this to Home Office Ideas
January 16, 2014
This office, tucked into a closet, even has room for a guest. In my version there is storage in that bench and folding shutter doors to close off the space.
bjmcconnell added this to 220 ;florida ave
January 16, 2014
It's a closet
Gudrun Klingelstein added this to gudrun_klingelstein's ideas
January 15, 2014
This office, tucked into a closet, even has room for a guest. In my version there is storage in that bench and folding shutter doors to close off the space.
Cathi Thomas added this to cathi_thomas's ideas
January 15, 2014
just cute.
house4mjh added this to Office Spaces
January 15, 2014
Wonderful office space in a closet!! Love glossy white paint on bead board back wall, cubbies, and bookshelves
rosejohnson3243 added this to rosejohnson3243's ideas
January 15, 2014
built in close office space
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January 15, 2014
Convert hall closet to office with storage - close to laundry?
brownannie added this to brownannie's ideas
January 15, 2014
Closet office
tygodecor added this to Misc Ideas
January 15, 2014
Idea of using a closet for craft or desk area so the rest of the room could be gues room or exercise room.....
stev0504 added this to 3310
January 15, 2014
What do you like about this photo? Mail cubbies and trim design
mhw242 added this to mhw242's Ideas
January 14, 2014
Hidden office
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January 13, 2014
Like the desk with sitting area
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January 11, 2014
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January 11, 2014
Up front idea - corner desk
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January 11, 2014
bead board style
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January 9, 2014
small office
Ben Tigges added this to Office
January 7, 2014
office clean and finish no doors required
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January 5, 2014
un coin lecture interressant
shelleycraig added this to home office
January 5, 2014
turn closet in laundry room OR hallway into media/office center
Beverly Sausnock added this to beverly_sausnock's Ideas
January 4, 2014
Great use of closet space
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January 4, 2014
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January 4, 2014
Use space under stairs
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January 2, 2014
Small office
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January 1, 2014
could do this to ava's closet?
krislynwest added this to Home Office Ideas
January 1, 2014
really like for the size
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January 1, 2014
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January 1, 2014
Study nook in main bedroom
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December 29, 2013
No room needed
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December 27, 2013
Breadboard old farmhouse look
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Closet office
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December 25, 2013
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December 21, 2013
Closet desk
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December 19, 2013
desk without the additional nook
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December 18, 2013
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December 18, 2013
Closet in which you can spend some time
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December 17, 2013
Corner desk
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December 9, 2013
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December 8, 2013
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December 8, 2013
Kitchen office
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December 7, 2013
Closet transformation into nook
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December 6, 2013
put on wall where doorway used to be
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December 5, 2013
close up of q's old closet.
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December 4, 2013
Ralph Lauren impressionist blue paint color. Nook built into closet
jenmcgehee added this to office
December 4, 2013
nook for boys upstairs
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December 4, 2013
storage under bench- add shutter doors to disguise
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December 1, 2013
desk in the closet
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December 1, 2013
Desk idea
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December 1, 2013
Multitasking space
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November 29, 2013
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November 27, 2013
Wow this is a great use of limited space.
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November 27, 2013
Eventually convert space to a work area
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November 26, 2013
great family computer/electronnics center
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November 26, 2013
Small corner
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November 25, 2013
office space and small seating area
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November 25, 2013
Mini office
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November 24, 2013
Ralph Lauren impressionist blue paint
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November 23, 2013
Closet office
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November 21, 2013
раб место
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November 20, 2013
Office closet
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November 18, 2013
We want to do a version of this. We want a seat and desk. Desk can be angled to accommodate post. Seat on other side of post. Shelves without cubbies. Trim on front smaller and less busy.
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November 16, 2013
Molding ideas
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November 16, 2013
corner desk in closet
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November 15, 2013
Great for FL twin bedroom closet.
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November 10, 2013
I just like it
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November 10, 2013
Closet desk
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November 9, 2013
cushioned seating beside
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November 9, 2013
closet office space
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plus nook/seating
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October 31, 2013
Cool little office
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October 30, 2013
Like top over closet area
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October 28, 2013
Reading area
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October 26, 2013
Spare closet renovated
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October 26, 2013
cozy office
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Desk in closet
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October 25, 2013
office space
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