Emily A. Clark
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prettyhappynut wrote:
Anyone who has this bookcase, how does it hold up over time? Thanks
   Comment   April 4, 2012
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My Homeware Shop
besides you can buy some beautiful decorations here for your shelf http://www.myhomewareshop.com
April 5, 2012 at 6:32PM   
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prettyhappynut
Thanks for the responses. The unit is great looking at an affortable price so I'm glad to hear it held up. Also looking forward to browsing the website to fill all those shelves!
April 5, 2012 at 11:04PM   
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bluerain wrote:
Where is the white desk/table from?
   Comment   November 26, 2011
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Heather Anthony
Looks like parsons from west elm to me.
March 2, 2012 at 1:46PM   
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missme8094 wrote:
   Comment   February 16, 2011
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Ronique Gibson
Small offices can be made more functional and user friendly with good organization and storage.

1.) Declutter your home office first, remove anything you don't need or use on a regular basis, store supplies, paper, etc.. in adjacent closets.

2.) Utilize your file cabinets, or find storage boxes or bins to help file papers easily away, off of your desk and work surface areas.

3.) Keep only on your desk what you absolutely need so you don't feel cramped and so you can function easier and with a clearer head.

4.) Hang open shelving, and display shelves for knick knacks, collectibles to personalize your space. Also use periodical organizers and other handy organizers to house similar type resources together, without over cluttering.
February 17, 2011 at 10:37AM   
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Suzanne Swanson wrote:
Fabric for the Drapes? Is it from Calico Corners?
   Comment   February 11, 2011
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Annie Thornton
Houzz user highglossblue shared this with the community: "A very similar fabric is made by Covington, the pattern is called Wilmington (in Multi). You can buy it online several places for about $15/yd. I actually used the Covington fabric in my own home and loved it!
Good luck!"

Here's the link to buy- http://www.onlinefabricstore.net/drapery-fabric/paisley-drapery-fabric/covington-wilmington-multi-fabric-.htm?utm_medium=shoppingengine&utm_source=googlebase&cvsfa=2700&cvsfe=2&cvsfhu=33313033
February 11, 2011 at 4:31PM   
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Jan Jessup
Yes, this fabric is from Calico Corners--and it is called Wilmington in color Multi. Every Calico store should have a large sample or mini-bolt of this fabric on hand to see.

Here is a link to a photo of this fabric upholstered on a chair: http://www.calicocorners.com/category/landingpage/jacobeanfabrics.do

And here is a link to the fabric on the Calico website: http://www.calicocorners.com/product/designer+fabrics+for+the+home/shop+fabrics+by+color/green/wilmington+multi.do?search=basic&keyword=Wilmington&sortby=priceAscend&page=1
February 16, 2011 at 6:06PM   
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The shelf looks wonderful against a brightly colored background. I love how the white frame above mimics the colors below in this photo.
Pangaea Interior Design, Portland, OR added this to Create a Customized Office Look Without Built-Ins
You can't talk about home office storage without mentioning IKEA. Where would the home office be without their Expedit bookshelves? Here is a very nice use of open shelving and this is what makes it work:It is centered on the wall and items flank both sides of it filling in the spaceThe wall is painted a color so the white shelving stands out against itThe top is accessorized beautifully — not crammed with stuff that didn't fit in the shelves — so it looks attractive and substantial in scaleClosed storage is provided by nice-looking black and white boxesIt is not stuffed to overflowingThe whole office is decorated in a black and white color scheme with the patterned drapes picking up the colors in the books on the shelves.I would love to see how you created a beautiful office space without the benefit of built-ins. Upload those photos!More: Creative Multi-Purpose Office Spaces15 Ways to Be More Inspired by Your StudioMore guides to office organizing and design

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